Women's Soccer National Champs Moneymaker

The Seminole Soccer Complex

In 1995, Florida State introduced women's soccer as its 17th varsity sport. As a new state-of-the-art complex was in the planning stages, the team played its first three seasons on a renovated intramural field while Tully Gym housed the Seminole locker room. By the spring of 1998, Florida State's dream of a new complex started to become a reality, as ground was broken for the new facility and construction began. Although the new facility was not completed, the Seminoles began playing on their new field in the fall of 1998. The 1999 season marked the first full season in the new Seminole Soccer Complex, which is regarded as one of the nation's best with its new top-playing surface.

"I have had a chance to travel around the U.S. for years and I don't believe I have seen a better facility in the country than the one we have here at Florida State," said head coach Mark Krikorian. "It is part of what attracted me to come here and it is a reflection on the commitment the athletic department has to excellence and to this soccer program. The playing surface is beautiful and plays like some of the greatest stadiums anywhere. It is an intimate setting with gorgeous locker rooms and amazing offices for the coaches. If there is a better athletic facility in the country, I haven't seen it as of yet."

The state-of-the-art Seminole Soccer Complex includes ticket and concession buildings and a spacious press box, including press seating, radio/television booths and high-speed internet access. The two-level Mary Ann Stiles & Barry Smith Team Building houses the coaches' offices which overlook the soccer field, a reception area, a combined workroom, large team and coaches locker rooms, visiting team locker rooms and training and equipment rooms.  The team building will undergo a multi-million dollar renovation to the second floor beginning in October of 2008 with an expected completion date in June 2009.  The expansion to the second floor will include new offices, a team meeting room, tradition space for both sports and a player lounge.   

Although the Seminole Soccer Complex is still one of the newest facilities on the Florida State campus, FSU's commitment to the success of the soccer program continues to show with the latest upgrade to the facility. Florida State unveiled a brand new video scoreboard in 2006.  The board uses the same technology that is used at most outdoor professional stadiums. The ProStar is capable of displaying video clips, live video, animation, player headshots, graphics and statistics in 4.3 trillion colors.

The Seminole Soccer Complex, which is adjacent to the FSU Softball Complex, is located between Dick Howser Baseball Stadium and Mike Long Track on Spirit Way. The facility can be accessed from both Spirit Way and Stadium Drive.

Top 10 Home Attendances

Date Team Result Attendance
09/08/2006 Florida W, 1-0 4,582
09/27/2007 North Carolina L, 1-2 (OT) 1,925
09/22/2005 North Carolina L, 1-4 1,912
10/01/2006 Virginia Tech W, 2-1 *1,895
11/24/2006 Clemson W, 2-1 ^1,754
11/30/2007 Connecticut W, 3-2 (2O) 1,703
08/27/2006 Portland W, 2-1 1,625
09/27/2002 Florida W, 2-1 1,603
10/17/2000 North Carolina W, 3-2 1,582
10/22/2004 North Carolina L, 0-4 1,504
*Largest daytime crowd in FSU soccer history
^Largest NCAA Tournament crowd in FSU history

Home Attendance Year-By-Year

Year Dates Total Average
1995 5 2,922 584
1996 10 5,106 511
1997 6 3,064 511
1998 11 4,598 418
1999 8 2,958 370
2000 11 8,799 800
2001 8 4,515 564
2002 15 12,422 828
2003 10 8,651 865
2004 14 11,171 798
2005 10 9,345 935
2006 13 17,399 1338
2007 13 13,180 1014

The Seminole Soccer Complex Driving Directions


FROM: Interstate 10 - Westbound - Exit 209A

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  • Head southeast on Exit 209A toward Mahan Dr/SR-10 W/US-90 W
  • Merge onto Mahan Dr/SR-10 W/US-90 W, Continue to follow SR-10 W/US-90 W 
  • Continue to follow SR-10 W/US-90 W
  • Turn left at Bryan St 
  • Continue on Stadium Dr W 
  • Turn left at Connector Rd

FROM: Interstate 10 - Eastbound - Exit 196

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  • Head east on Exit 196
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Regional Airport/SR-263 S and merge onto Capital Circle NW/SR-263 S
  • Turn left at SR-10 E/W Tennessee St/US-90 E
  • Turn right at Bryan St
  • Continue on Stadium Dr W
  • Turn left at Connector Rd


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  • Head southeast on US-90/Veteran's Memorial Hwy toward S McArthur St
  • Continue to follow US-90
  • Turn right at Bryan St
  • Continue on Stadium Dr W
  • Turn left at Connector Rd

FROM: Route 319 (Thomasville Rd.)

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  • Head southwest on SR-61 S/Thomasville Rd/US-319 S toward Rhea Rd
    Continue to follow SR-61 S
  • Turn right at SR-10 / E Tennessee St / US-90
  • Turn left at Bryan St
  • Continue on Stadium Dr W
  • Turn left at Connector Rd

FROM: Airport

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  • Head west on Capital Circle SW/SR-263 toward General Aviation
  • Turn right at Blountstown HWY /W Pensacola St / SR-20 E / SR-366E
  • Slight right at W Pensacola St / SR-366 E
  • Turn left at Stadium Dr W
  • Turn right at Connector Rd
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