Pittsburg State Gorillas

Pittsburg State Gorillas Choose Mondo

Pittsburg State Gorillas Choose Mondo Products For their New Weede Complex

Chicago, IL – April 1, 2014 – Kiefer USA is proud to announce it has been selected to provide and install Mondo products in Pittsburg State University’s new Weede Complex, now under construction on campus.

The new Weede Complex features an indoor 200 meter track. The surface of choice for the University will be Mondo’s world famous Super X 720. With its prefabricated synthetic rubber track surface and patented hexagonal backing, Super X 720 provides the best combination of energy return, comfort, safety, durability, both for the competition and for training.

Another important component of the facility will be an indoor practice football field. Mondo’s renowned 3NX Monofilament Artificial Turf will be installed. The Gorillas currently play on MondoTurf on their main football field in Carne Smith Stadium.
Brion Rittenberry, President and CEO of Kiefer USA commented “We are excited to be part of this new facility. Pittsburg State University is an elite Division II program. It is always an honor to continue to service an existing customer.”

About Pittsburg State University
Founded in 1903 and located in Pittsburg, KS, Pittsburg State University offers over 100 areas of study for its 7,200 student enrollment. The PSU Gorillas compete in 13 men’s and women’s sports in the NCAA Division II Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) division. The Pittsburg State University football program has won four national championships in 1957, 1961, 1991, and 2011 along with 30 conference championships in its 104-year history.

About Kiefer USA, Inc.
Founded in 1977 and based in Lindenhurst, IL, Kiefer is an award-winning, athletic surface design and installation company and is an authorized dealer of Mondo sports surfaces. Kiefer’s experience in artificial turf design and installation include turf fields for football, soccer, baseball, and other field sports. Their reach spans across the country including turf fields at the University of Missouri, Northern Illinois University, West Liberty University, and Siena Heights University. In addition to artificial turf surfaces, Kiefer also offers design and installation for track and field, multi-purpose facilities, gymnasiums, weight rooms, locker rooms, and fitness facilities.