George Allen Field
HOME OF LONG BEACH STATE SOCCER

The Long Beach State women's soccer team enters its 20th year of playing all home games at George Allen Field.

Located on the northeast corner of the LBSU campus, George Allen Field was dedicated in August of 1991 after legendary NFL football coach George Allen led the 1990 49er football team to its first winning season in four years, a 6-5 overall record and an undefeated 6-0 home record.

Allen coached the Los Angeles Rams from 1966-1970 and the Washington Redskins from 1971-1977, including an appearance in Super Bowl VII.  He also coached the Chicago Blitz and the Arizona Wranglers of the United States Football League.  A masterful motivational speaker, Allen never had a losing season in 14 years of coaching professional football.

Numerous improvements have been made since women's soccer has called George Allen Field home since its inaugural season in 1998.

In 2011, seven new Musco light towers were installed at George Allen Field that reach a height of 85-feet enabling the 49ers to host night games for the first time in program history.  LBSU defeated visiting University of Arizona, 2-1 in a thrilling overtime win in the first official night game for the 49ers at George Allen Field.  Also, a new Daktronics scoreboard was installed at the northeast corner of the field, thanks in part to a generous donation made by Patricia Fujimoto in honor of her late husband and longtime LBSU supporter Al Fujimoto.

In 2015, the 49ers drew a record crowd of 2,232 spectators versus Pac-12 Conference power UCLA, as the 49ers defeated the No. 4 Bruins, 1-0, in the season-opener for both teams, breaking the previous mark of 1,304 against Big West Conference rival UC Irvine in 2012.

The following items are prohibited from George Allen Field - Food/Drinks, Bicycles/Skateboards/Rollerblades, Video Cameras/Flash Photography, Animals, Whistles, Airhorns, Drugs, Alcohol, Weapons, and Heaters.  As of 2016, Long Beach State is a smoke-free university. 

George Allen Field Quick Facts
Dedicated: August 1991
49ers Record at George Allen: 81-44-19
First Game: September 4, 1998 (2-0 win vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills)
First Night Game: August 17, 2012 (2-1 overtime win vs. Arizona)
Seating Capacity: 1,000
Largest Crowd: 2,232 vs. UCLA, 08/21/15
Big West Conference Tournament Hosted: 6 (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2016)
First Home Win: 2-0 vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills, 09/04/98
First Home Goal: Lori Harris vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills, 09/04/98
First Home Assist: Kelli Barrett vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills, 09/04/98 

Top 10 George Allen Field Attendance Marks
1.  2,232 (UCLA, 08/21/15)
2.  1,656 (USC, 08/27/16)
3.  1,498 (BYU, 09/27/15)
4.  1,304 (UC Irvine, 10/20/12)
5.  1,204 (USC, 09/28/07)
6.  1,190 (CSUN, 10/23/14)
7.  1,095 (UC Irvine, 10/12/14)
8.  1,084 (BYU, 09/21/13)
9.  1,046 (UC Irvine, 11/06/16)
10. 1,017 (Penn State, 09/04/16)

All-Time Record At George Allen Field
1998: 3-5-0
1999: 3-7-0
2000: 3-3-1
2001: 2-4-1
2002: 4-2-3
2003: 6-3-0
2004: 3-2-3
2005: 9-1-0
2006: 5-2-0
2007: 7-2-0
2008: 7-2-3
2009: 3-3-3
2010: 5-2-2
2011: 10-1-0
2012: 7-3-0
2013: 4-2-3
2014: 5-2-3
2015: 7-3-0
2016: 9-3-2

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