Visiting Team Guide

Dear Visiting Team:

We are looking forward to hosting your team during the upcoming season at the University of South Carolina Upstate. As our guest, we hope that your visit is enjoyable.

For your convenience, this brochure includes a listing of athletics personnel, athletic training room services, practice facilities, lodging information and other items that might assist you in preparing for your trip to USC Upstate. If you have any questions, please call call 864-503-5140.

Sincerely,

Lee Fowler
Director of Athletics

Athletic Training Room Information
The athletic training room is located in the G.B. Hodge Center adjacent to the arena and is available for your use upon request. If your team members require our assistance, please notify us in advance. There is not an athletic training room at the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex. For those teams who will play their contests at the complex, you still need to utilize the athletic training room in the G.B. Hodge Center. The following modalities are available in the athletic training room:
• Hydro collator Packs
• Electrotherapy
• Whirlpool
• Ice Cups
• Ice Packs
• Ultrasound
• Use of this modality by ATC or by written request only.

The following supplies will be available on the bench:
• One 5 gallon cooler
• Stretcher/Splints
• Ice & Ice bags
• Drink cups
• Bio-Hazard materials

Medical Services Available
Team Physicians:

Dr. Pat Esposito - Team General Practicioner
864-472-2144

Athletic Training:

Sandy Sandago
864-503-5104
Head Athletic Trainer

Practice Facilities
Practice times for all USC Upstate athletic facilities must be approved in advance. Please contact the head coach of the respective sport to request practice times.

Locker Rooms
Visiting team locker rooms for basketball and volleyball are located on the lower level of the G.B. Hodge Center. Visiting team locker rooms for soccer, baseball, softball, and tennis are located on the lower lever of the University Readiness Center at the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex. Towels are not provided. USC Upstate is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Travel & Directions
Directions to the USC Upstate G. B. Hodge Center and Louis P. Howell Sports Complex.

From Interstate 26:
Take exit 18B to Interstate 85 North. Follow I-85 to exit 72 (Hwy. 176-585). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right on Hwy. 176. Take the East Campus Boulevard exit and turn left at the light. For the G.B. Hodge Center (basketball and volleyball), turn left onto University Way just after the pond on the left. University Way will begin to wind around toward the front of campus and the Hodge Center is on the right. For the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex (baseball, soccer, softball, and tennis), follow East Campus Blvd. to North Campus Blvd. and turn left at the stop sign. The Athletic Complex will be on your right about 300 yards.

From Interstate 85 South:
Follow I-85 to exit 72 (Hwy. 176-585). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right on Hwy. 176. Take the East Campus Boulevard exit and turn left at the light. For the G.B. Hodge Center (basketball and volleyball), turn left onto University Way just after the pond on the left. University Way will begin to wind around toward the front of campus and the Hodge Center is on the right. For the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex (baseball, soccer, softball, and tennis), follow East Campus Blvd. to North Campus Blvd. and turn left at the stop sign. The Athletic Complex will be on your right about 300 yards.

From Interstate 85 North:
Follow I-85 to exit 72 (Hwy. 176-585). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left toward Spartanburg on Hwy. 176. Take the East Campus Boulevard exit and turn left at the light. For the G.B. Hodge Center (basketball and volleyball), turn left onto University Way just after the pond on the left. University Way will begin to wind around toward the front of campus and the Hodge Center is on the right. For the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex (baseball, soccer, softball, and tennis), follow East Campus Blvd. to North Campus Blvd. and turn left at the stop sign. The Athletic Complex will be on your right about 300 yards.

From Business Loop 85 South:
Take exit 5B and turn left onto Milliken Road. Turn left at the next road and cross over bridge. At the stop sign, continue straight onto North Campus Blvd. For the Hodge Center (basketball and volleyball) turn left onto East Campus Blvd and turn right onto University Way prior to getting to the pond. University Way will begin to wind around toward the front of campus and the Hodge Center is on the right. For the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex (baseball, soccer, softball, and tennis), continue on North Campus Blvd. The complex will be on your right about 300 yards past East Campus Blvd.

From Business Loop 85 North:
Take exit 5B (Hwy. 176-585) and exit at Valley Falls Road. Turn right onto Valley Falls Road and go through the first traffic light. Turn right onto North Campus Blvd. at the youth soccer fields (on your right). For the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex (baseball, soccer, softball, and tennis), follow North Campus Blvd. for 500 yards and the complex will be on your left. For the Hodge Center (basketball and volleyball), continue on North Campus Blvd. to East Campus Blvd. and turn right. Turn right onto University Way prior to getting to the pond. University Way will begin to wind around toward the front of campus and the Hodge Center is on the right.

Lodging and Restaurant Information

The Official Host Hotels of USC Upstate Athletics
Courtyard by Marriott 110 Mobile Drive
864-585-2400

Radisson Hotel
9027 Fairforest Road
864-574-2111

Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park
299 North Church Street
864-596-1211

Extended Stay
Hearon Circle at Asheville Highway
864-573-5949

Holiday Inn Express
1 Sha Lane
864-504-3333

Restaurants
FATZ Cafe
1925 Boiling Springs Highway
864-599-7909

Jimmy John's
807 North Pine Street
964-583-0077

Bojangles
1800 Asheville Highway at Hearon Circle
864-582-3915

Chic-fil-A Hillcrest
1995 East Main Street
864-577-0801

Panera Bread
1935 East Main Street
864-573-7000