St. Mary's Athletics Sign Agreement with Under Armour®

St. Mary's Athletics Sign Agreement with Under Armour®

For Immediate Release · nmoran@smcm.edu

St. Mary's City, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland Department of Athletics and Recreation has recently announced an agreement between the school and Under Armour/BSN Sports to be the official outfitter for all of St. Mary's 19 intercollegiate athletic teams through June 30, 2021.

Director of Athletics and Recreation Scott Devine stated, "I am so pleased to announce this partnership between BSN Sports, Under Armour, and St. Mary's College of Maryland. This agreement with these two industry leaders will greatly enhance the Seahawk Athletics brand and identity. In addition, this insures that our student-athletes will be practicing and playing in high-quality, state-of-the-art Under Armour gear and uniforms for years to come."

"St. Mary's College of Maryland is The Public Honors College in the state of Maryland. We are especially proud to be wearing athletic apparel provided by Under Armour, which is a Maryland-based company. We look forward to a long relationship with Under Armour and BSN Sports."

"We are beyond excited to be partnering with Under Armour, a Maryland-bred company, and leader, innovator in the athletic apparel industry. This is a major opportunity for the St. Mary's Athletic Department, our student-athletes, and the College in marketing for Seahawk Athletics," expressed Crystal Gibson, head women's basketball coach/senior woman's administrator.

Under Armour, the industry leader in athletic apparel and footwear, will design uniforms and gear for the St. Mary's program while BSN Sports will serve as the Under Armour official team dealer.

Steve Eybers, BSN vice president of sales, stated, "BSN Sports is excited to partner with St. Mary's College athletics. Together with Under Armour, we look forward to enhancing the experience of all the dedicated student-athletes for many years to come. Go Seahawks!"

ABOUT UNDER ARMOUR: Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel – gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout. The technology behind Under Armour's diverse product assortment for men, women and youth is complex, but the program for reaping the benefits is simple: wear HeatGear® when it's hot, ColdGear® when it's cold, and AllSeasonGear® between the extremes.

Under Armour's mission is to make all athletes better through passion, design and the relentless pursuit of innovation.

ABOUT BSN: Founded in 1972 as a factory-direct equipment company, today BSN SPORTS is the largest distributor of team sports apparel and equipment in the United States.

BSN SPORTS has become the Best Supply Network in Sports through the growth of its core sporting goods business and through the acquisition of leading team dealers since 2004. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, BSN SPORTS operates in 50 offices and through 500 local sales representatives nationwide.

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