By PSW Staff • November 24, 2008 Emmetsburg, Maryland’s Mount Saint Mary’s University is the oldest independent Catholic college in the United States. “The Mount” boasts a history of 125 years of collegiate baseball, culminating with an NCAA Division 1 title in 2008, and a $400,000 upgrade for the school’s E. T. Straw Family Stadium. Audio-Video Group of Frederick, Maryland outfitted the field with two Community R5-66 coaxial loudspeakers, mounted on the center field scoreboard to provide coverage to the field and adjacent areas, along with three compact R.25-99 full-range two-way loudspeakers hung on the press box behind the bleachers to cover the spectator and dugout areas. AVG also upgraded the University’s Waldron Family Stadium, home to the school’s NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse and Soccer teams, creating a winning environment for matches. The 1000-seat venue has been outfitted with a pair of Community R-5 loudspeakers covering the seating areas, with another pair of R.25 speakers reinforcing the areas in front of the press box. “We’ve been long-time fans of Community’s weather resistant speakers,” remarked Audio-Video Group’s Jim Farber. “Northern Maryland can produce some very hot and humid summers with driving thunderstorms, along with bitterly cold ice storms in the winter. “The R-Series speakers have proven to be very reliable under even the most adverse conditions, which has kept both the university and the fans happy.” For more information: Community Professional Website Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: Loudspeakers Stadiums · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound. Subscribe Today!