It is a move that’s long been in the making.
The $30.2 million project will start after the end of the 2015 season and will require $15.1 million in gifts. The rest of the project will be covered by UGA’s cash in hand. In addition, if UGA can’t raise the $15.1 million by the time the project is done it can bridge the gap with its own money.
McGarity said it was his hope that the project will be a game changer for the Bulldogs.
“I think it will be a transformational building for our program,” he said during the meeting. “We are not going to take any short cuts because this facility will be here for a very long time.”