Metheny Field house, completed in 1961, was named in memory of Dr. C. Brainerd Metheny. It occupies over a half acre adjacent to Reeves Field, with facilities for men′s and women′s physical education, indoor sports, and has a seating capacity of over 3,600 for large assemblies and other educational, social, and cultural events. In addition, there are offices, classrooms, radio and press facilities, and a weight room. In 1989, the Merriman Gymnasium, named in honor of Dr. and Mrs. W. Clair Merriman, was added to Metheny Field House. This complex contains locker facilities, two racquetball courts, office and storage space, and a multipurpose gymnasium for physical education, intramurals and varsity athletics.