Sojka Pavilion

Sojka Pavilion is a 4,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. It was built in 2003 [1] and is home to the Bucknell University Bison basketball teams, replacing nearby Davis Gym It is named for Dr. Gary Allan Sojka, a former president of the university who remained at the university after the end of his term as a professor of biology, until his retirement in 2006. It features new locker rooms, hardwood playing surface, concession stand, LED video boards, team store, and Jumbotron.

Sojka Pavilion
Location701 Moore Avenue
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Coordinates40.956964°N 76.887093°W / 40.956964; -76.887093
OwnerBucknell University
OperatorBucknell University
Capacity4,000[1]
SurfaceHardwood Floor[1]
Construction
Broke groundMay 2001
OpenedJanuary 15, 2003[1]
Construction cost$31.5 million
($42.9 million in 2018 dollars[2])
ArchitectEwing Cole Cherry Brott[1]
Rosser International[3]
Wallover Architects[3]
General contractorMowery & Associates[4]
Tenants
Bucknell Bison men's basketball (Patriot League) (2003–present)
Bucknell Bison women's basketball (Patriot League) (2003–present)

In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018, Sojka Pavilion hosted the Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament Championship final game after previously doing so in 2006.

See also

References

  1. "Bucknell University Athletic Site - Facilities". Bucknell University. March 22, 2011. Archived from the original on December 29, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2011.
  2. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  3. Loos, Jared; Welsh, Peter (May 2003). "Athletic Aesthetic" (PDF). Modern Steel Construction. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
  4. "What's on Deck?". SportsBusiness Journal. July 30, 2001. Retrieved September 15, 2011.


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