Ball State University Shondell Basketball/Volleyball

Ball State University Shondell Volleyball/Basketball Practice Facility

Muncie, IN


  • Assignment: Construction Manager 
  • Architect: CSO Architects
  • Mechanical Engineer: Ross & Baruzzini
  • Structural Engineer: Fink Roberts & Petrie, Inc.
  • Civil Engineer: Schneider


This expansion of Worthen Arena provides 25,000 sf of gymnasium space including two regulation-size courts and eight rectangle basketball goals. The expansion also features team meeting rooms, a training room and a study room with 27 tiered seats for meetings and game film review.




  • Translucent fiberglass materials were used instead of gas to allow natural light without the sun’s glare on the court.
  • The facility houses the first standalone electric charging station on Ball State's Campus.

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