Visiting Team Information

2016-17 Visiting Team Guide (PDF)

Welcome to Hood College in historic Frederick, Maryland. We are excited that you are planning a trip to visit our beautiful 50-acre campus and hope that the following information will be helpful to you as you plan your journey to Hood.

Below are some important phone numbers to contact the Hood College athletic department.

Hodson Fitness Center: (301) 696-3501
Main Athletic Office: (301) 696-3499
Sports Information Office: (301) 696-3978

The NCAA and Hood College promote good sportsmanship by student-athletes, coaches and spectators. We ask for your cooperation by supporting the players and officials in a positive manner. Profanity, racial or sexist comments or other intimidating actions directed at players, officials, coaches or team representatives will not be tolerated and are grounds for dismissal. Thank you for your cooperation.

We are extremely proud to showcase our new athletic center, completed in November 2011, as well as our turf field which was completed in Fall 2009. The athletic center is home to the Blazer volleyball and basketball teams while the turf field is home to the Blazer field hockey, soccer and lacrosse teams. Our swimming and tennis teams will enjoy new homes as well in Fall 2012. Please take note of some important guidelines which will ensure an enjoyable experience for all Hood College fans.

The following items are strictly prohibited on the playing surface of Thomas Athletic Field:

  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Chewing Gum
  • Glass Containers
  • Metal Spikes
  • Pets
  • Beverages Other Than Water

PETS
Animals of any kind are strictly prohibited at all Hood College athletic facilities. Assistance animals are allowed with proper documentation.

ALCOHOL & TOBACCO
Both alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited at all Hood College athletic facilities. The possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages or tobacco products will result in immediate dismissal from the venue.

RESTROOMS
Spectators at outdoor athletic events may use the restroom facilities located in the athletic center. The restrooms are located on the first floor of the athletic center and the end of the hallway on the left. The restrooms in the Nicodemus Athletic Complex locker building are strictly for team use only.

DIRECTIONS
From Rte. 15 North/South, exit at #15 7th Street. Make a left onto 7th Street and follow for 0.3 miles. Turn right at the light onto Fairview Avenue and proceed one block to Atlantic Avenue. Turn left onto Atlantic Avenue and proceed through the brick entrance to campus. At the stop sign, you will see Thomas Athletic Field and the Hood Softball Field on your left, the Hood Tennis Courts and Huntsinger Aquatics Center on your right and the Hood Athletic Center is located straight ahead at the end of Blazer Trail Drive. Click here for a campus map.