USC Football Wants To Be Tough, Play Alabama, And Drive Mercedes (3)

The rivalry between the University of Southern California and the University of California at Los Angeles is legendary, longstanding, and much-reaching. It involves its peak at the annual soccer game between the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans.

When first built, the stadium had a grass surface up until 1967, when the field was resurfaced with astroturf resulting from poor draining conditions after heavy rains. The astroturf stayed in place till 1993, when it was substitute with Tiftway Bermuda due to the injuries triggered from the artificial grass. For the 2007 season the surface received its first replace since 1994. The entire subject was resodded with Patriot Bermuda. The grass was laid over a twelve inch deep sand mattress to help with the drainage issues the sphere experiences.

I heard some replays of the game and I do see what you are talking about. I do not know the place …