Waynesburg University partners with BSN SPORTS and Nike

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b2ap3_thumbnail_BSN-Nike-social.jpgWaynesburg University is pleased to announce a new partnership with BSN SPORTS and Nike as the Yellow Jacket’s official apparel sponsor, effective this July.

Through BSN SPORTS, Nike will serve as the exclusive outfitter for all 20 Yellow Jacket athletic teams.

“Waynesburg University is pleased to sign this agreement that strengthens its partnership with BSN Sports,” said Larry Marshall, Waynesburg University’s Director of Athletics. “The quality of the companies we are partnering with will enhance the athletic experience for our students.”

The five-year agreement includes numerous incentives in the form of discounts and rewards along with incentives for on-field achievements.

“We are excited to partner with Waynesburg University and NIKE in elevating the performance and impact of their athletics program.  This strategic partnership provides the finest apparel and athletic products to the Yellow Jacket athletic teams and benefits each student athlete representing the community on the athletic field or court,” said Todd Northrop, Vice President for Collegiate Select. “We are proud to be their partner and pleased that we can elevate the student-athlete experience.”

The agreement is part of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select Program, which aims to make BSN SPORTS a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all DI, DII, DIII, NJCAA and NAIA schools. 

ABOUT NIKE, INC.

NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories.

ABOUT BSN SPORTS

BSN SPORTS is the leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment. A division of Varsity Brands, BSN SPORTS markets and distributes its products to over 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, middle and high schools, and recreational programs throughout the United States via catalog, e-commerce, and direct sales. Focused on providing game changing solutions through local partnerships, multi-brand selection and one-stop shopping for equipment and uniforms, BSN SPORTS' more than 2,000 employees have been helping elevate participation in team sports since 1972. For more information about BSN SPORTS please visit www.bsnsports.com.

ABOUT WAYNESBURG UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Waynesburg University is located on a traditional campus in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania, with three additional sites located in the Pittsburgh region. The University is one of only 22 Bonner Scholar schools in the country, offering local, regional and international opportunities to touch the lives of others through service.

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Ashley Wise, Director of University Relations

724-852-7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu