O'Brien Stadium is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Charleston, Illinois. It is home to the Eastern Illinois University Panthers football and track and field teams. The stadium features a nine-lane track and in 2004 an artificial turf field was installed. In 2009 a state of the art scoreboard was installed on the north end of the field with a video board and new sound system.The record attendance for O'Brien field was 12,600 on November 9, 1980 vs. Northern Iowa. The all-time record at O'Brien Stadium is 173-85-3 as of the end of the 2016 football season.The stadium also plays host to the IHSA State Finals in track and field every year.