ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio University Athletics Department has agreed to a multi-year exclusive partnership with
“We are ecstatic about our new official outfitter partnership with
With the new eight-year deal that covers all varsity sports, the Portland, Oregon-based company will become the official athletic footwear, apparel, accessory and equipment brand of the Bobcats through the 2024-25 athletic season.
“This new partnership is a great opportunity for
Ohio’s already strong national brand helped create a high level of interest from several apparel companies and led to a competitive selection process. Ohio’s current contract with Russell Athletics will expire June 30, 2017.
"Russell has been a great partner over the past ten years and we appreciate all that they have done for Ohio. Our teams will continue to wear their products through June of 2017," Schaus added.
WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ...
Emily Deering, Student Senate Athletics Representative, Cross Country Student-Athlete
"The Bobcats are beyond excited to be represented by
Frank Solich, Football Head Coach
"We're excited to have
Saul Phillips, Men’s Basketball Head Coach
“This announcement is exciting for Ohio Basketball as I believe the association with
Bob Boldon, Women’s Basketball Head Coach
“I want to thank
Deane Webb, Volleyball Head Coach
Amy Dean, Deputy Athletic Director, Senior Woman Administrator
“We are looking forward to this partnership and I’m excited about the positive impact that it will have on all of our sports programs. We’re also excited about how this relationship will benefit the entire Athens campus as
Michael Stephens, Sr. Associate Athletic Director - External
“The partnership with
Matt Morton, Assistant Athletic Director – Equipment Services