Starting next season, the Naval Academy will join Under Armour's growing collegiate client list.
Navy announced Thursday it has signed a multiyear deal with the Baltimore-based sportswear manufacturer. Under Armour will replace Nike as the academy's apparel company for varsity sports programs starting at the start of the 2014-2015 school year.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The deal will include marketing and promotional opportunities, according to a statement from Under Armour. All 33 men's and women's varsity athletic teams will wear uniforms manufactured by Under Armour.
"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," said Chet Gladchuk, Naval Academy's athletics director.
Other collegiate football programs outfitted by Under Armour include the University of Maryland, University of South Carolina, Northwestern University and Auburn University. Auburn played in the college football's national championship game this season. It would have received a $200,000 if it had won the title. Auburn collected $50,000 for appearing in the Bowl Championship Series title game on Jan. 6.
Navy is the twelfth Division-1 school with all its sports programs outfitted by Under Armour. Under Armour has provided custom uniforms for the University of Maryland including alternate helmets.
The Baltimore firm has also fitted the University of South Carolina with uniforms honoring wounded military personnel known as it wounded warriors line.