Located on 32 acres just west of the downtown campus, Haymarket Park is a one-of-a-kind facility. Bowlin Stadium, the 2004 SportsTurf Managers Association Field of the Year, is part of the complex that was built for nearly $30 million in 2001.
Bowlin Stadium can accommodate up to 2,500 fans. It features 750 chairback seats with an up-close view of the action, as well as berm seating behind both dugouts and in the outfield and bleacher seating on the first base concourse. The complex also includes an indoor practice facility, alocker room and players’ lounge, coaches’ offices and workout facility, medical and laundry facilities and a spacious, two-level press box. A new videoboard was added during the 2012 season.
The Huskers have won more than 70 percent of their games at Bowlin Stadium thanks to support from the home fans. Nebraska has ranked in the top 10 nationally in attendance four times since Bowlin Stadium opened in 2002. In 2004, the Big 12 champion Huskers ranked fourth nationally with an average attendance of 955 fans per game. In 2016, Nebraska averaged a school-record 1,006 fans per game.
Bowlin Stadium has allowed Nebraska to serve as an NCAA Regional host in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2013. The largest crowd in school history was 2,302 on April 9, 2016 against Michigan.