The McDonnell Center for Health, Physical Education and Athletics

The McDonnell CenterThe McDonnell Center for Health, Physical Education and Athletics is a dynamic, 41,333-square-foot home for Davis & Elkins College’s intercollegiate sports, physical education, recreation and fitness programs. Key spaces include the 1,200-seat arena, Hilda and Robert R. Butler Lobby and D&E Athletic Hall of Fame and the Myles Ahead 200-meter indoor walking and jogging track. The facility also includes two practice courts, dedicated locker rooms for basketball and volleyball, and multi-sport suites that accommodate men’s and women’s field sports, physical education classes and visiting teams. An athletic training suite, officials’ rooms, a laundry and generous storage areas also are included on the first floor. It is conveniently located near Allen Athletic Fields, George A. Myles Pool and Robbins-Madden Fitness Center with ample parking for the College's Senator NCAA, DII, indoor athletic events. The Center is named for the generous support of James. S. McDonnell, a former trustee and the parent of a D&E graduate.


Alumna Provides Bench for Myles Ahead Walking Track

Davis & Elkins College alumna Ann Lockridge Cain has expressed her appreciation for the Myles Ahead Track in The McDonnell Center with two gifts.