Athletics

Barton Athletic Facilities

WILSON GYMNASIUM (Directions)
Woodard Street NE, Wilson, NC

Wilson Gymnasium is home for more than 100 events held annually on campus, serving Barton’s student athletes and sports teams (men's and women's basketball and volleyball), as well as community members.  Recent renovations to Wilson Gymnasium included the construction of a new bio-cushion gymnasium floor, scoreboard, digital display panel and sound system, as well as a new HVAC system and retractable chair-back bleacher seating. These improvements will ensure the Bulldogs’ basketball and volleyball facility will rank among the top small college facilities in the Southeast.

           

ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPANY FIELD (Directions)
Woodard Street NE, Wilson, NC

Electric Supply Company Field, home to Barton men's and women's lacrosse, was completed in the spring of 2019.  The field turf complex will also be the future home of the Barton football team which is set to begin intercollegiate competition in 2020.  The field is located directly across the street from Wilson Gymnasium.

                 

                                                                                                 

 

NIXON FIELD (Directions)
412 North Kincaid Ave, Wilson, NC

Nixon Field is the home diamond of the Barton baseball program. Named in honor of Dr. William P. Nixon, Jr. - an alumnus of Atlantic Christian College and a trustee of Barton College - and his family, the facility is an award-winning playing surface. Dr. Nixon is the father of four, including Trot Nixon of Boston Red Sox fame. The American Baseball Coaches Association and Turface Athletics presented Nixon Field the 2005 Field Maintenance Award for outstanding efforts in maximizing athletic performance and safety for a baseball facility. Nixon Field receives regular upgrades and features the Scott Davis Field House, numerous bleachers and chair back seats.

JEFFRIES FIELD (Directions)
412 North Kincaid Ave, Wilson, NC

Jeffries Field is the home park for the Barton softball program. Jeffries Field is named in honor of Dr. Kay Jeffries and her family and is located at the Barton Outdoor Athletics Complex. Dr. Jeffries was the first softball coach in the program's history and a long time faculty member of the Department of Physical Education and Sports Studies.

SOCCER FIELD (Directions)
412 North Kincaid Ave, Wilson, NC

The soccer field is located at the Barton Outdoor Athletics Complex and is home to both Barton men's and women's soccer.  The facility also includes lights allowing for night games. Scott Davis Fieldhouse, which is located adjacent to the soccer field, also has locker rooms for teams, along with bathrooms and a concession stand for fans. The Barton soccer field has been the site of numerous intercollegiate conference championship tournaments and the sight of multiple high school tournament championships. The facility has served as a site with local, state and regional youth tournaments in conjunction with Wilson's Gillette Park and the Wilson Youth Soccer Association. Barton soccer field was the host venue for the 2001 NCAA Division II Regional Championship Game.

SPORTS PERFORMANCE CENTER (Directions)

The Barton Sports Performance Center was opened in September of 2018. It is the strength and conditioning center for all of Barton's student-athletes.   

                   

KRIC SWIMMING POOL (Directions)

The KRIC Swimming Pool has been the home of the Barton Swim teams since 2015. 

             

TENNIS COMPLEX (Directions)
806 Corbett Ave NE, Wilson, NC

The tennis complex home to both Barton men's and women's tennis. The state-of-the-art facility includes 12 lighted courts divided evenly by stadium seating that optimizes viewing for spectators. The hard-court complex is widely recognized, and utilized, as one of the top tennis facilities in eastern North Carolina.  Barton has hosted several conference championship tournaments and ITA regional events at the tennis complex. The facility has also hosted numerous high school conference, regional and state tournament championships and multiple significant youths and amateur tournaments each year. The courts are served by a building that includes the Barton tennis office, restrooms, and other additional areas. Each of the 12 courts is named for an individual or group that provided funding for its construction.

WILSON COUNTRY CLUB (Directions)
4509 Country Club Drive North, Wilson, NC
http://wilsoncc.org/

The Wilson Country Club serves as the home golf course for both the Barton men's and women's golf teams. Located only four miles from campus, Wilson Country Club is a practice and playing facility. The course measures 6,851 yards and is a par-72. Wilson Country Club hosts the annual Barton Intercollegiate every March and has hosted two NCAA Regionals, U.S. Open qualifying, Senior U.S. Open and Mid-Amateur events, the 2009 N.C. Women's Amateur and the 2010 N.C. Men's Amateur.