Wander Field is named for Ronald W. “Soc” Wander. The baseball field was dedicated on
Mr. Wander was born in
At the time of the dedication, Mr. Wander had retired from R.W. Wander, Inc., contractors specializing in highways, bridge construction, sewage disposal plants and dams. He was a member of the University Board of Trustees from 1971 to 1979 and a generous supporter of the university.