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Navy agrees to deal to make UA outfitter for all sports

Posted on 16 January 2014 by WNST Staff

UNDER ARMOUR AND THE NAVAL ACADEMY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION FORM MULTIYEAR PARTNERSHIP

Agreement Reflects Under Armour’s Continued Support for the State of Maryland and Our Nation’s Military

Baltimore, MD (January 16, 2014) – The Naval Academy Athletics Association and Under Armour, Inc. today announced a new multiyear partnership that designates Under Armour as the official outfitter of their varsity intercollegiate athletic programs.

Under Armour, the leading sports performance and innovation brand, will outfit all of the Naval Academy’s 33 men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams beginning in the 2014-15 season. The comprehensive partnership also includes marketing and promotional opportunities.  Under Armour has been a consistent and dedicated supporter of the military through its corporate UA Freedom initiative and long-standing association with organizations such as the Wounded Warrior Project.

“Under Armour is extremely proud to outfit the outstanding men and women who not only represent our home state of Maryland but also uphold the highest standards of the true student-athlete,” said Matt Mirchin, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Under Armour. “The Naval Academy Athletics Association’s commitment to brotherhood, tradition and values is on full display across its athletic teams, and we look forward to working with them to honor and advance the institution’s rich legacy.”

“We are very excited to partner with Under Armour, who continues to distinguish itself as a powerful advocate for the state of Maryland and for the nation’s military as a whole,” said Chet Gladchuk, Naval Academy’s Director of Athletics.  “As the leader in sports performance and innovation, Under Armour will provide a great service to all of our student-athletes and will offer them a competitive advantage on the field of play.”

This new affiliation further expands Under Armour’s leadership in providing proven performance benefits to college athletes on all playing fields.  The Naval Academy Athletics Association marks the brand’s twelfth Division 1 all-school partnership.

About The Naval Academy Athletic Association

The Naval Academy Athletic Association, founded in 1891 by Robert Means Thompson, is a 501C3 non-profit organization whose objective is to “promote, influence, and assist in financing the athletic contests of the midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy” in accordance with the policy of the Superintendent of the Academy.

Through an intercollegiate athletic program that is one of the largest in the country, and a highly organized club sports program and intramural sports program, each midshipman, male and female, is afforded the opportunity to compete in athletics at a level commensurate with his or her abilities. The emphasis on physical fitness is borne out in the first line of the mission of the Naval Academy: To develop midshipmen morally, mentally and physically.

The NAAA arranges the scheduling of over 500 contests in ten conference affiliations for intercollegiate athletics, including the 33 varsity sports and 12 plebe/junior varsity teams, provides coaching staffs, all operational expenses and equipment, and maintains a fully staffed central office to handle the administrative details of the intercollegiate and club sports athletic programs. In addition, it makes all arrangements for approximately 1500 student-athletes who are members of the Navy sports teams for competition either in Annapolis or when they go on the road.

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UMBC’s Brown named Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year

Posted on 10 June 2013 by WNST Staff

Orlando, Fla.– UMBC Director of Athletics Dr. Charles Brown has been named a 2012-13 Division I-AAA Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year (ADOY) Award recipient by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

Dr. Brown will be honored at the 2013 NACDA & Affiliates Convention Week, June 10-15 at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Fla.  The ADOY award winners will be honored at the James J. Corbett Awards Luncheon on Saturday, June 15.

The Under Armour AD of the Year Award program was created to honor intercollegiate directors of athletics for their commitment and administrative excellence within a campus and/or college community environment. The award spans seven divisions (NCAA FBS, FCS, Division I-AAA, II, III, NAIA/Other Four-Year Institutions and Junior/Community Colleges) and annually honors 28 athletics directors (four from each division). AD of the Year Award recipients will receive their awards at the annual NACDA Convention.

After completing a 24-year tenure at UMBC, Dr. Charles Brown will retire as director of athletics at the end of the month.

Over the past 15 years, UMBC teams have won 46 conference championships and made 29 appearances in NCAA Championship competition. From 1998-2003, UMBC was named the top overall program in the Northeast Conference, and it has consistently ranked as a top-four program in the America East Conference, since joining in 2003. Under his leadership, the Retriever Activities Center was redeveloped and the outdoor aquatic complex, Retriever Soccer Park and a national-class track and field complex were constructed.

Brown has also worked tirelessly to promote healthfulness and spirit throughout the UMBC community, helping to create the UMBC Alma Mater and encouraging activity in the local community, being recognized by the NCAA for its commitment to service. While growing the Retriever program, Brown has also worked to raise UMBC’s profile regionally and nationally, serving two terms as president of the Maryland Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and one term on the NCAA Division I Championships/Competition Cabinet.

Brown will join UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies, where he will work with others to explore the feasibility of an undergraduate concentration or track in Sports Management.

NACDA, now in its 48th year, is the professional and educational association for more than 6,500 college athletics administrators at more than 1,600 institutions throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. More than 2,200 athletics administrators annually attend the NACDA Convention. Additionally, NACDA administers 13 professional associations, including six for the separate business units that report directly to the athletics directors.

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Six future Terps picked for UA All-America game

Posted on 21 May 2013 by WNST Staff

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Six incoming University of Maryland men’s lacrosse signees are among the 45 boy’s lacrosse players selected to play in the eighth annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic, which will take place on Saturday, July 6, at Towson’s Unitas Stadium.

Attackmen Connor Cannizzaro (Cazenovia, N.Y./Cazenovia HS) and Tim Rotanz (Wading River, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River HS) will compete for the North squad, while the South team features a quartet of future Terps in attackman Colin Heacock (Catonsville, Md./Boys Latin), goalie Dan Morris (Dallas, Texas/Dallas Jesuit HS), defender Mac Pons (Bel Air, Md./Boys Latin) and attackman Matt Rambo (Glenside, Pa./LaSalle College HS).

The six selections ties for the second-most ever for an incoming Terrapin class and also ties for the most for any school in this year’s game. The six selections bring the total of Maryland men’s lacrosse players to have competed in the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic to 40.

The selected high-school seniors will experience a weekend of events that begins on Thursday, July 4 and culminates with the Under Armour All-America Girls Classic on Saturday, July 6 at 5 p.m. followed by the Boys Classic at 8 p.m. The Under Armour All-America Boys Classic will be showcased live on ESPNU for the eighth year.

The Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic also includes the Underclassmen tournament that will feature the top underclass boys players from the classes of 2014-2016 from10 regions across the country. The three-day Underclassmen tournament culminates Sunday, July 7 with the finals at 3:30 p.m. on the fields surrounding Unitas Stadium.

Tickets will be available for purchase on www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about the event, visit www.underarmourlacrosse.com. You can also follow the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UAAllAmericaLax.

Maryland’s former Under Armour Lacrosse All-Americans:
2012
Tommy Forsberg
Ryan Lehman
Bradlee Lord

 

2011
Jay Carlson
Kevin Forster
Bobby Gribbin
Joe LoCascio
Goran Murray
Eric Parnon
David Solomon

2010
Rustin Bryant
Emmett Cahill
Brian Cooper
Michael Ehrhardt
Quinn Haley
Casey Ikeda

2009
Niko Amato
Jesse Bernhardt
Landon Carr

2008
Jake Bernhardt
Owen Blye
Joe Cummings
Joey Fontanesi
Grant Oliver
Michael Shakespeare

2007
Grant Catalino
Tony Mendes
Travis Reed
Max Schmidt
Mark White
Ryan Young

2006
Brian Farrell
Bryn Holmes
Brian Phipps

 

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Towson extends deal with Under Armour

Posted on 08 January 2013 by WNST Staff

TOWSON ATHLETICS ANNOUNCES CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH UNDER ARMOUR

Tigers to be Fitted in Under Armour Apparel and Footwear Through 2017-18 Academic Year

BALTIMORE, Md. – The Towson University Department of Athletics has announced it has extended its relationship with Under Armour, Inc., a Baltimore-based leader in innovative performance apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories, to provide on-field apparel, accessories, equipment, and footwear for all Tiger athletics programs through the 2017-18 academic year. The extension adds five years to the original four-year agreement that was signed in 2009.

Under Armour is a company that was built on the idea of innovation from the beginning and has grown into a global brand with the mission to make all athletes better.

“This is an exciting announcement for Towson,” said Director of Athletics Mike Waddell. “As a part of the greater Baltimore community that includes Under Armour itself, we are honored that they have seen the vision that the University and athletics administrations have set forth and they want to be a part of it. Under Armour is a leader and innovator in the athletic performance apparel industry, both core values that speak to the heart of Towson University, academically and athletically.”

“Towson is a remarkable university with both outstanding academics and athletics and Under Armour is thrilled to continue this partnership,” said Walker Jones, Sr., Director, Sports Marketing, Under Armour. “We look forward to working with Mike and his team to provide the Tigers with competitive advantages on the field through our innovation in performance products.”

About Towson University Athletics

Towson University offers the most comprehensive sports program in the metropolitan Baltimore area, fielding 20 varsity teams that compete in the Colonial Athletic Association. Since joining the league in 2001-02, the Tigers have won CAA titles in football, men’s and women’s lacrosse, women’s swimming and diving, women’s volleyball, men’s soccer and men’s golf. A number of student-athletes have gone on to enjoy professional careers, including most recently Jermon Bushrod, the All-Pro left tackle for the 2010 Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints; outfielder Casper Wells of the Seattle Mariners; and shooting guard Gary Neal of the San Antonio Spurs. In May 2011, the department broke ground on the future of Towson Athletics as it began construction of Tiger Arena, a new 5,000-seat, state-of-the-art arena for basketball, volleyball and gymnastics, slated to open this Spring.

 

About Under Armour, Inc.

Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The Company’s products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland, with European headquarters in Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, and additional offices in Denver, Hong Kong, Toronto, and Guangzhou, China. For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.ua.com.

 

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Seeking to Parlay Early Success of Walkwithapurpose, Sagamore Racing Launches Online Store

Posted on 07 January 2013 by Gary Quill

Glydon, MD January 7, 2013; 11:27AM EST:

The Performance of Under Armour,
Made for Sagamore Racing

Sagamore Racing, the horse racing team based at historic Sagamore Farm in Maryland, announced today the launch of an online store which includes Sagamore Racing branded Under Armour apparel for men and women. Fans of Sagamore may purchase the premium products online at SagamoreRacingStore.com.

With the launch of an online store, fans can show their support for the team with an array of apparel options custom designed for Sagamore Racing. Under Armour, the Maryland-based leader in sports performance apparel, footwear and accessories, exclusively produced products for the store, including men’s and women’s Coaches and Performance Polos, Long and Short Sleeve Graphic T-Shirts, Tactical Full Zip Hoodies, Barragie Team Jackets and Full Button Woven Shirts. All items offer Under Armour’s signature durability, comfort and guarantee of performance.

“As Sagamore Racing continues to grow and succeed, we were encouraged to create an online apparel store to meet the demand by our great fan base in Maryland and throughout horse racing,” said Tom Mullikin, Sagamore Racing General Manager. “2012 was an exciting year for our team, and in 2013 we have our largest line-up of three-year-old horses competing. We hope to see fans out at the track sporting our gear.”

With each purchase, customers will receive a keepsake which includes information on Sagamore Racing and horses to watch in 2013. Last week, Sagamore’s homebred filly, Walkwithapurpose, captured the Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship at Laurel Park.

The brightest 3-year-old male star at Sagamore Farm is Heat Press. This son of Malibu Moon broke his maiden on Dec. 8th at Laurel Park, winning by 14 lengths and is being conditioned by Kenutcky Derby winning trainer H. Graham Motion, in hopes for a run at the Triple Crown.

About Sagamore Racing:
Sagamore Racing is a professional horse racing team based at historic Sagamore Farm in Glyndon, Md. Once owned by Alfred G. Vanderbilt II, Sagamore Farm was developed into a world renowned racing and breeding operation from 1933 – 1986. During that time, Sagamore became home and the eventual resting place of Hall of Fame horses Native Dancer, Bed o’Roses and Discovery. In 2007, Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank, a Maryland native, purchased the 530-acre farm implementing a long-term restoration plan with the mission to breed, raise and race Thoroughbreds at the sport’s highest level, while preserving its storied and rich tradition.

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Under Armour to become official outfitter of UMBC athletics

Posted on 03 December 2012 by WNST Staff

UMBC Announces Under Armour As Official Outfitter Of Retriever Athletics

BALTIMORE- UMBC Athletics today announced that Under Armour, Inc., the Baltimore-based leader in athletic performance apparel, footwear, and accessories will be the official outfitter of Retriever Athletics through 2018.

 

Under Armour will outfit 17 of UMBC’s 19 varsity teams from head-to-toe including all game-day uniforms, training gear and footwear. UMBC’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads are the only two teams not covered by the agreement.

 

“I am very excited about the agreement with Under Armour as it ensures that Retriever Athletics will be wearing best-in-class athletic performance gear,” Director of Athletics Dr. Charles Brown said. “Feedback from our student-athletes has been overwhelmingly positive and we are looking forward to what is to come!”

 

UMBC’s new official outfitter agreement includes entitlements that will complement Under Armour’s marketing campaigns through venue presence and advertising at the university.  Those entitlements include signage at the RAC Arena, UMBC Stadium, Retriever Soccer Park, The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC, and the softball complex; print media advertising, online advertising on the official webpage of UMBC Athletics, www.umbcretrievers.com, and advertising via UMBC Athletics’ streaming site, www.umbcretrievers.tv.

 

“The new relationship with Under Armour is a tremendous advantage for our department,” Senior Associate Director of Athletics Gary Wohlstetter added.  “We are very proud to be associated with a hometown company right here in Baltimore. Under Armour is the leader in the athletic apparel industry when it comes to both performance and style.”

Coach Speak:

Co-Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Amy Appelt

‘We are very excited about expanding our relationship with Under Armour.  They provide a great product for our student-athletes.  It’s very rewarding for one of the top up-and-coming universities in the country to partner with one of the most innovative athletic brands in the world, right here in Baltimore!”

 

Head Women’s Basketball Coach Phil Stern

“We are so excited to be on board with Under Armour. They are so innovative and creative and will help make our program even more visible. Our players and coaches are all thrilled with the new products we have already started to wear.”

 

Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Don Zimmerman

“Our men’s lacrosse program is excited to expand our existing Under Armour partnership. We appreciate Under Armour’s support of our program and look forward to a longstanding relationship.”

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Ravens to rename practice facility Under Armour Performance Center

Posted on 08 June 2012 by WNST Staff

Baltimore, MD (June 8, 2012) – The Baltimore Ravens, who play at M&T Bank Stadium in Camden Yards, and Under Armour (NYSE: UA), the leader in performance apparel, footwear and accessories, whose global headquarters are located downtown at Locust Point, are joining forces in a wide-ranging collaboration that will feature multiple community-focused initiatives. The ten-year agreement also includes naming rights for the Ravens’ practice facility in Owings Mills, which will be renamed the Under Armour Performance Center.

These dynamic organizations are led by nationally-recognized business and civic leaders.  Both Steve Bisciotti, owner of the Baltimore Ravens, and Kevin Plank, the Founder, CEO and Chairman of Under Armour, have enjoyed tremendous success both in the United States and abroad.

“I love the Under Armour brand and am proud that it is Baltimore-based,” Bisciotti said. “They started with football wear that players wanted, and still do. They produce great products. Under Armour is the only partner for our training center. Their success has been off the charts, and this partnership will serve as a long-term platform that will showcase to the nation the best of what two of Baltimore’s strongest companies have to offer.

“We’ve enjoyed a great relationship with Steve and the Ravens over the years.  The Under Armour Performance Center is a facility that reflects our shared commitment to making all athletes better and to help the Ravens players excel on game-day,” said Plank. “We are even more excited that our partnership extends off-the-field, and will allow both of us to implement meaningful changes in the community.”

While both the Ravens and Under Armour have been active in improving the community, the two companies will combine to empower local youth and schools through football initiatives.  Specific youth football programs include the creation of annual grants, multiple clinics and statewide competitions.  Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and his assistants will play an active role in some of these programs, including a free Under Armour-sponsored clinic for over 400 Carroll County youth on June 16 at McDaniel College.

The creation of an annual 7-on-7 high school flag-football tournament, which already has attracted registration from 72 schools and more than 1,400 students for 2012, highlights the competitive elements of the agreement.

A visible component of the partnership is the renaming of the Ravens’ practice facility to the Under Armour Performance Center, which will host local and national media throughout the year and will showcase two of the city’s most successful corporate entities.

Under Armour recently announced the launch of a local community-based empowerment program, entitled “WIN Baltimore.” The platform is designed to spark positive social change throughout Baltimore and its surrounding neighborhoods by fueling the social, educational and physical advancement of the boys and girls who will serve as the future business and community leaders of the region.

The Ravens franchise, founded in 1996, won Super Bowl XXXV in January of 2001. The team has earned playoffs berths in five of the last six seasons, and they are the NFL’s only team to appear in the playoffs in each of the last four seasons – posting at least one victory in each of those postseasons. Long recognized for their community involvement, the Ravens’ mission is to win football games, serve their fans and be a positive force in the community.

About Under Armour, Inc.

Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The Company’s products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland, with European headquarters in Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, and additional offices in Denver, Hong Kong, Toronto, and Guangzhou, China. For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.ua.com.

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Loyola lacrosse players celebrate commencement before NCAA quarterfinals

Posted on 17 May 2012 by WNST Staff

BALTIMORE – The Loyola University Maryland men’s and women’s lacrosse teams gathered Thursday afternoon to celebrate a special commencement ceremony since they will miss Saturday’s school-wide festivities to play in their respective NCAA Championships.

Nine student-athletes – five from the men’s team and four from the women’s – received their Loyola diplomas from University President Rev. Brian Linnane and other members of the Loyola faculty and administration.

“This is one of the most special events we have the privilege of celebrating at Loyola,” said Jim Paquette, Loyola’s Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics. “Our student-athletes see this as another way to stay together as a class, advancing far enough into the NCAA Championships so they graduate in a special way as a team. The graduates and their families get to celebrate the event in a small, intimate setting that has a true family and team atmosphere.”

Kip Fulks, Chief Operating Officer of Under Armour and a former lacrosse All-American at the University of Maryland, delivered the commencement address.

Ana Heneberry, Kellye Gallagher, Kerry Stoothoff and Virginia Weber received their degrees, while their counterparts from the men’s team – Pat Byrnes, J.P. Dalton, Dylan Grimm, Eric Tillman and Alex Yackery – accepted theirs.

Also honored at the ceremony were three seniors who are members of Loyola’s golf team: Ryan McCarthy, Patrick McCormick and Jay Mulieri. The trio is currently leading the Greyhounds at the NCAA Regional in Athens, Ga., and will not attend graduation ceremonies on Saturday.

Both teams will be in action Saturday as their classmates are graduating from the school. The women, who are the No. 6 seed in their Championships, will play at No. 3 Maryland in a 12 noon game in College Park, Md., and the top-seeded men will take on the University of Denver in Annapolis, Md.

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Towson Returns to Action Tuesday Against Navy on WNST

Posted on 13 March 2012 by WNST Staff

Opening Face-Off
Towson will be looking to win consecutive games for the first time this season as the Tigers host Navy at Johnny Unitas® Stadium on Tuesday evening. The game, which is sponsored by Under Armour, will be broadcast on WNST-AM 1570 with Spiro Morekas and Hunter Lochte calling the action.

Updating the Tigers
Now 2-2 on the season, the Tigers will be looking to remain perfect at home after topping Mount St. Mary’s 10-8 in their home opener March 3. Sophomore Thomas DeNapoli tallied a team-high three goals to lead Towson past The Mount and the midfielder is now second on the squad with seven goals. Senior attackman Sean Maguire tallied his third multi-goal game of the season in the win and he now leads Towson with eight goals and 10 points.


Scouting the Midshipmen

Navy snapped its three-game losing streak Saturday by topping Lafayette, 12-7, on the road. After opening the year with a win at VMI, the Midshipmen dropped contests against Jacksonville, No. 4 North Carolina and Bucknell. Navy’s only common opponent thus far with Towson is Jacksonville. The Midshipmen lost by a 13-7 score while the Tigers upended the Dolphins 12-10 in their season opener. Both games were played in Jacksonville. Navy is led by standout sophomore Tucker Hull, who has a remarkable 27 points on 15 goals and 12 assists. Classmate Sam Jones is second on the squad with 16 points on nine goals and seven assists.

Last Year’s Towson-Navy Meeting
After four lead changes and five ties Navy executed a late 6-0 run to rally from a three-goal third quarter deficit and hand Towson a 14-11 loss in Navy-Marine Corps Stadium. The 10th meeting between the two schools on the lacrosse field more resembled a ping-pong game with back-and-forth lead changes and momentum swings. But Navy mounted the final charge that erased an 11-8 Tigers’ lead with 3:04 left in the third quarter that lifted the Midshipmen to victory. Matt Hughes led the Tigers with three goals in the loss.

Towson-Navy Series History
The Tigers and Midshipmen will be meeting for the 11th time on the lacrosse field tonight. Navy owns a 6-4 advantage in the series, but Towson has won two of the last three meetings.

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Loyola Announces Partnership with Under Armour

Posted on 09 February 2012 by WNST Staff

Under Armour Named Official Outfitter Of Loyola University Maryland Athletics

Greyhounds Sign Multi-Year Agreement with Athletic Performance Leader

BALTIMORE (Thursday, February 9, 2012) Loyola University Maryland and Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) announced today that the Baltimore-based leader in performance apparel, footwear and accessories will become the official outfitter of the Greyhounds beginning with the 2012-2013 seasons.

The multi-year agreement gives Under Armour the right to provide on-field and training gear to each of the school’s 18 varsity sports. Additionally, Under Armour will outfit all members of the athletic department, including coaches and staff.

“Under Armour is a world-class brand, and we are thrilled to partner with them,” said Loyola Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Jim Paquette. “Their products give our student-athletes a competitive advantage, and this partnership helps strengthen the Loyola athletics brand with consistent, high-performance gear from head-to-toe.

“Several of our teams have worked with Under Armour in the past, but this strengthens our relationship with the company as Loyola’s first all-sports agreement where all of our student-athletes will represent Loyola under one brand. Under Armourtakes pride not only in being a leader in the industry, but also in the Baltimore and Maryland areas. We believe that is an important part, too, ofthis agreement, as we work closely with many businesses in our backyard.”

The University’s new department-wide outfitter agreement includes marketing entitlements that will complement the brand’s marketing campaigns through print and on-field presence at Loyola.

Under Armour® products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe.

Here is what Loyola coaches are saying about the partnership with Under Armour:

Jen Adams, Loyola Women’s Lacrosse Coach:

“Our relationship with Under Armour stretches far beyond the performance-based apparel and footwear that our athletes wear. It’s about belonging to a brand that is as passionate and innovative about lacrosse as we are here at Loyola. Under Armour has set new standards in the college athletic apparel industry and continues to create inspired products that are always of the highest quality. Sharing a hometown of Baltimore, we could not be more proud to wear their logo here at Loyola University Maryland.”

Brian Loeffler, Loyola Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach:

“I am excited for all of our teams to partner with Under Armour in the coming years. Under Armour’s passion forexcellence is something that we share, and this relationship has great potential to spotlight two Baltimore assets – Under Armour and Loyola University Maryland.”

Joe Logan, Loyola Women’s Basketball Coach:

“As a school and as a program, we want to be able to support the local businesses of Baltimore. Partnering with an outstanding local company like Under Armour is a great opportunity both for Loyola women’s basketball and the athletic department as a whole.”

Rick McClure, Loyola Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach:

“It is very important for every sport at Loyola to be represented in a similar clothing style, and that is what Under Armour will do with outstanding design and performance ideas. Our teams are excited and looking forward to wearing Under Armour’s gear in the coming years. The brand’s proximity will make it convenient to make orders and get a quick response. Our future look will be appealing, and the gear will be comfortable for our athletes to wear.”

Jimmy Patsos, Loyola Men’s Basketball Coach:

“We have been fortunate to wear Under Armour jerseys and gear for the last several years, and they are becoming the leader in the industry. Student-athletes recognize the brand and see it as what they want to wear, and that is something that is very important to us. It is even better that Under Armour is based here in Baltimore, and we are very excited to create a lasting and special partnership.”

Charley Toomey, Loyola Men’s Lacrosse Coach:

“Our experience with Under Armour for the past several years has been terrific. They believe strongly in putting our student-athletes in gear that meets the highest performance standards, and we are proud to continue our work with them. Under Armour is a company that is a leader worldwide, but it means even more to me as a Maryland native that they are based right here in Baltimore.”

Katherine Vettori, Loyola Women’s Soccer Coach:

“This is an exciting opportunity for Loyola athletics and the women’s soccer program to partner with Under Armour. As we begin this relationship, it has become obvious that the Under Armour brand has had an impact on Loyola student-athletes and the young women we see while recruiting.”

About Under Armour, Inc.

Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The brand’s moisture-wicking synthetic fabrications are engineered in many different designs and styles for wear in nearly every climate to provide a performance alternative to traditional natural fiber products.  The Company’s products are sold worldwide andworn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe.  The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland, with European headquarters in Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, and additional offices in Denver, Hong Kong, Toronto, and Guangzhou, China. Forfurther information, please visit the Company’s website at www.UA.com.

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