Jack Ingram Field is the home of the Pfeiffer softball team. The field is named after current Deputy Athletic Director, and softball program founder, Jack Ingram ’74. The facility was built in 1977 as Ingram took over as the team’s head coach. Ingram would serve as the head coach from 1977-1992 and also took the reins for the 1996 season. He guided the squad to 14 consecutive playoff appearances, four regular season and tournament championships, and three state championships. The stadium was previously named the Pfeiffer Softball Field and was renamed the Jack Ingram Field in 1999.
The facility features six-foot high fences and the dimensions are: 195 feet down the left and right field lines and 215 feet to center field.
Softball Facility Improvements
In 2015 with the arrival of Coach Monte Sherrill, Pfeiffer has made great strides in building Jack Ingram Field into one of the premier small college softball facilities in the Southeast.
Over the past three years, dramatic improvements have been made to the infield. Over 700 tons of infield mix were added and the home plate area was raised 42 inches to make the perfect infield surface.
In addition, the facility is only one of a handful of small college field with state of the art lighting for night games.
A ten-foot warning track was construction around the perimeter of the playing surface, which spans nearly 600 feet and was created by using over 400 tons of brick dust.
Aesthetically, branded Pfeiffer softball branded windscreens were added on the inside and outside of the fences while a 10 foot walking area was added on the third base side for fans s
A new split face block backstop with new netting and dugout additions including turf flooring was also installed.
A new P.A. system along with concrete pads for bleacher seating have been added and allow for a more pleasurable fan experience.
Flanking the outfield fencing, a covered enclosed video filming building and flagpole court were also installed.
There have been new covered batting cages added, complete with a turf surface as well as pitching areas, additional batting areas, and a large equipment storage room
To help maintain the impeccable playing surface, a new Toro infield groomer was purchased to manicure the dirt areas. Most recently, a new full infield and outfield irrigation system was also installed.