Nemzek Stadium at MSUM - Moorhead, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O
N 46° 52.075 W 096° 45.083
14T E 671370 N 5192941
Quick Description: Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium is the home to Dragon football.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 1/14/2020 7:53:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM11Z5N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
Minnesota State University Moorhead plays in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference as one of the charter members. The conference was founded as the Northern Teachers Athletic Conference in 1932, when MSUM was Moorhead State Teachers College.

Alex J. "Sliv" Nemzek was a life long Moorhead resident and star athlete, a four sport letterman at Moorhead High School. Nemzek was part of the undefeared 1913 football team.

Lt Col. Nemzek commanded the 2nd Battalion of the 136th Infantry for over 20 years and fought in both World War I and World War II.

Mayor Nemzek lead Moorhead from 1948-49.

As Athletic Director and coach of all major sports teams from 1923 - 1941, Sliv compiled an unexcelled record at Moorhead State Teachers College. The college named it's new field house in his honor in 1960, two years after Mr. Nemzeks passing.
Information from 2/136th website and Find A Grave.
College Team that calls this Stadium Home: MSUM Dragons

Stadium Capacity: 5000

Stadium Opened: 10/1/1960

Fan store?: no

Guided Tours: no

Venue's Address / Team URL: [Web Link]

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