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Baldwin Wallace - Women's Basketball
Baldwin Wallace - Women's Basketball

Facilities & Directions

 

Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium

Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium is the home to the Baldwin Wallace University men's and women's basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams.

The Ursprung Gym comfortably seats 2,800 fans in its permanent stands. Additional seating can increase The Lou Higgins Center capacity to between 4,000-to-7,000 seats during indoor graduation exercises or presidential visits/speeches. The gymnasium was completed renovated in 1986 and has housed BW basketball since 1949.

As part of the renovation of Ursprung, chair back seating and a new media center were constructed while training and physical therapy, laundry and eight locker rooms were added. Other features include classrooms, offices, a room for news media as well as exhibit and storage areas for the BW Athletic Archives. The Archives give students, alumni, parents, friends and visitors to BW a glimpse of the rich tradition and heritage of Yellow Jacket teams and former student-athletes, including four-time Olympic gold medalist Harrison Dillard '49, College Football Hall of Fame Coach and BW Athletic Director Dr. Lee Tressel and legendary Women's Athletic Director Marcia French '63.

In addition, a year ago, a student section entitled "The Hive" was created in the southeast corner of the Ursprung Gymnasium to accomodate a vocal student cheering section.  It has been another great addition to the total Yellow Jacket student-athlete experience.

Located inside the Lou Higgins Center at 136 E. Bagley Rd.

 

Directions to Baldwin-Wallace’s Campus

From East via I-90: I-90 west to I-271 south. Take exit 27 to 480 west to I-71 south. Exit I-71 south at Bagley Rd. Right onto E. Bagley Rd. Left onto Beech Street. Immediate left into the Lou Higgins Center parking lot.

From East (via I-80 or I-76): I-80 or I-76 west to I-80 (Ohio Turnpike) west. Exit I-80 at I-71, US 42. Take I-71 north approximately 2 miles to the Bagley Rd. exit. Left onto E. Bagley Rd. Left onto Beech Street. Immediate left into the Lou Higgins Center parking lot.

From West (via I-80): Take I-80 (Ohio Turnpike) to I-71 north at Strongsville. Take I-71 north approximately 2 miles to the Bagley Rd. exit. Left onto E. Bagley Rd. Left onto Beech Street. Immediate left into the Lou Higgins Center parking lot.

From South (via I-77, or I-71): I-77 north to Rt. 18 Medina. Take Rt. 18 west to I-71 north. Exit I71 north at Bagley Rd. Left onto E. Bagley Rd. Left onto Beech Street. Immediate left into the Lou Higgins Center parking lot.