Louisville ups the ante in the weight room wars

Charlie Strong (AP photo)

The University of Louisville announced this morning that it has received a $3 million donation to its athletics department.

Jody Demling reports:

On Thursday morning, U of L did it again. The school announced a $3 million donation from the local Planet Fitness franchise that will be used for the expansion of the Howard Schnellenberger Football Complex at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

U of L’s hopes is the donation will help the complex nearly double in size the weight room (currently 10,500 square feet) and training area (3,000 square feet).

Click here for the official release.

According to UK’s web site, Kentucky’s weight room is 9,000 square feet.

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