Sponaugle-Williamson Field

Alumni Locker Room 

Located just beyond the north wall of Mayser Center, Sponaugle-Williamson field is the home of Franklin & Marshall’s football and track teams. The eight-lane William J. Iannicelli Track was relined in the summer of 2008.

Over a century’s worth of football games have played out on Franklin & Marshall’s gridiron. Sponaugle-Williamson Field seats 4,000 spectators around its natural grass field, which is meticulously maintained by the College’s Facilities and Operations team. 

 

Competing at Sponaugle-Williamson Field: Football and Track & Field

Getting to Sponaugle-Williamson Field From...

From Baltimore/Washington and South

From Baltimore Beltway (Rt. 695), exit onto Rt. 83 north. Follow Rt. 83 north to York, PA. Take exit 19A (462 east, Market Street). Cross over Rt. 462 as you proceed through two lights and come to your third at Rt. 30. Turn right on to Rt. 30 east to Lancaster (approximately 20 miles.) Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike. Turn right at the light at the top of the exit ramp and proceed toward Lancaster City. Franklin & Marshall is about 1.5 miles and several traffic lights ahead on your right.

From Delaware

Follow Rt. 41 north from Hockessin, DE to Rt. 30 junction in Gap, PA. Turn left at the light at the 41/30 junction onto Rt. 30 west toward Lancaster. Follow Rt. 30 west for approximately 20 minutes. You will pass the shopping outlets and continue to follow 30 west until it becomes a 2 lane highway. For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Look for Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street) exit. Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn right onto College Avenue and proceed for approximately 0.25 mile. The main campus will be on your left. For a more direct approach: Continue to follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Just beyond Fruitville Pike, exit to continue on 30 west (York). Take first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach the signal with College Square on your left. Turn right into the main campus of Franklin & Marshall.

From Harrisburg and Central Pennsylvania

From north of Harrisburg, take Rt. 15 south to Rt. 322 east. Cross the Susquehanna River and follow to Rts. 81 north/322 east. From Rts. 81 north/322 east, take Rt. 83 south to Rt. 283 south. From Rt. 283 south, exit onto Rt. 283 east (to Lancaster). Take Rt. 283 east to Rt. 30 west towards York. Take the first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach the signal with College Square on your left. Turn right into the main campus of Franklin & Marshall.

From Northeastern Pennsylvania/Upstate New York

Follow Rt. 81 south and take exit 90 (Rt. 72 south). Follow Rt. 72 south to Lancaster area. Approximately 2-3 miles from the Rt. 30/Rt. 72 junction, turn right at traffic light onto Dillerville Road. At next light, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Franklin & Marshall is 0.5 mile ahead on your right.

From Western Pennsylvania

Take Pennsylvania Turnpike to exit 247/old exit 19 (Harrisburg East). Take first exit to your right immediately out of toll booth to get onto Rt. 283 East. Take Rt. 283 east to Rt. 30 west towards York. Take the first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach the signal with College Square on your left. Turn right into the main campus of Franklin & Marshall.

From Philadelphia

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike west to exit 286/old exit 21 (Lancaster/Reading/Rt. 222 south). Follow Rt. 222 south approximately 14 miles to the Lancaster area. For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Stay to the left and exit onto Rt. 30 east (Coatesville). Proceed less than one mile and exit onto Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street). Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn right onto College Avenue and proceed for approximately 0.25 mile. The main campus will be on your left. For a more direct approach: Stay to the right and follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Just beyond Fruitville Pike, exit to continue on 30 west (York). Take first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach the signal with College Square on your left. Turn right into the main campus of Franklin & Marshall.

From New Jersey/Eastern New York/New England

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 6 (Pennsylvania Turnpike west). Take the PA Turnpike west to exit 286/old exit 21 (Lancaster/Reading/Rt. 222 south). Take Rt. 222 south approximately 14 miles to the Lancaster area. For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Stay to the left and exit onto Rt. 30 east (Coatesville). Proceed less than one mile and exit onto Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street). Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn right onto College Avenue and proceed for approximately 0.25 mile. The Admission Office is on the right; the Admission parking lot is on the left. For a more direct approach: Stay to the right and follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Just beyond Fruitville Pike, exit to continue on 30 west (York). Take first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach the signal with College Square on your left. Turn right into the main campus of Franklin & Marshall.

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