See the new design, hardwood at Trask Coliseum

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A few months after the introduction of a fresh athletics logo, Trask Coliseum, the centerpiece of UNCW’s athletic facilities, is getting a new look.

The floor at Trask Coliseum has a new design heading into basketball season. Photo courtesy- UNCW Sports
The floor at Trask Coliseum has a new design heading into basketball season. Photo courtesy- UNCW Sports

The main floor of the arena was sanded and painted last week by J&J Flooring with a new design incorporating the school’s new mark, this time in a 24×26 foot display adorning the center of the Trask Coliseum floor.

“We’re very excited about being able to showcase our new logo as new energy and excitement surrounds our program,” said Jimmy Bass, UNCW’s athletic director. “Trask Coliseum has long been the cornerstone of our athletic facilities, so it’s important for us to showcase our primary mark in the most visible way we possibly can.”

Graphic designer Kyle Prey of UNCW’s Office of University Relations came up with the new floor design following input from athletic and school officials. The floor was last sanded and repainted in 2011.

For the first time, the department’s web presence, UNCWsports.com, and social media identity, @UNCWAthletics, are featured on the floor.