(London, Ontario) – Nathan McFadden, Manager of Athletics, announced today that starting July 1, the Fanshawe Falcons will switch their official supplier of uniforms and apparel from Adidas to Under Armour (UA). As part of the multi-year agreement, Under Armour will exclusively supply apparel for all 19 of the Fanshawe Falcons Varsity sports teams beginning with the 2015-16 season. The landmark agreement makes Fanshawe the first college in Canada to have Under Armour as their official apparel supplier for their Varsity Athletics program.
"Fanshawe Athletics is thrilled to lead the CCAA and be the first college in Canada to exclusively partner with Under Armour for their Varsity team uniforms and team apparel," said McFadden. "This multi-year agreement is yet another example of Fanshawe's commitment to excellence and performance for our student-athletes. I am excited for our Falcons brand and new logo to be associated with such a premium brand as Under Armour. UA is the leader in performance sports apparel and this partnership makes Fanshawe the destination for CCAA student-athletes who want to be and wear the best. Our current student-athletes are extremely excited for the 2015-16 season to begin and proudly wear their UA Falcons wear. This agreement also extends to our College's retail store which will allow students, alumni and staff to have access to purchase premium Under Armour Falcons wear, and our Fanshawe Fitness Centre whose staff will be outfitted in UA product."
About Under Armour, Inc.
Under Armour (NYSE: UA), the originator of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand's innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.uabiz.com
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