On Thursday, May 28, Davidson College will conduct a full-scale campus emergency exercise in conjunction with Davidson Police, Davidson Fire Department, Cornelius Fire Department, Mount Mourne Fire Department and Mooresville Fire Department.
The event will occur on the main campus area, and the college asks that the general public avoid the area as much as possible from 9 a.m. until noon. The event will include the presence of emergency vehicles, equipment and personnel.
The exercise is part of regular emergency preparedness activities the college performs every year.
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Davidson College has a strong tradition of intercollegiate athletics competition with facilities designed to support varsity and recreational athletes at all levels.
The primary athletic facility on campus, Baker Sports Complex includes the Charles A. Cannon Pool, the John M. Belk Arena, the Knobloch Indoor Tennis Center, weight rooms, racquetball courts and the majority of athletic team and administrative offices.
Home to Wildcat Football, Richardson Stadium includes, Stephen B. Smith Field, Irwin Belk Track, Doe Weight Room and the Hubbard Family Locker Rooms.
Home to Wildcat Soccer, Alumni Soccer Stadium includes 1992 Team Field, the Andrews Gatehouse with tickets, concessions, and restrooms and the Slagle Locker Rooms.
Home to Wildcat Baseball, Wilson Field includes bleachers, press box, concessions, restrooms, batting cages, baseball clubhouse and field lights for night games.
Home to Wildcat Field Hockey and Lacrosse, Carol Grotnes Belk Turf Field is the first artificial turf facility on campus and includes grandstands and lights for night play.
The Covington Tennis Court facility is the outdoor home of the Wildcat Men's and Women's Tennis teams and provides outdoor court space for the entire campus.
Located seven miles from the college, the Lake Campus offers students, faculty and staff over 100 acres of water front property for swimming, picnicking and a variety of water sports.
The original home to the varsity team, the clay tennis courts are now used primarily for recreational play.
The three-hole Covington Golf Course is situated near the varsity baseball and soccer fields and includes a putting green and three short holes.