GRANVILLE, Ohio – Denison University athletics has entered into a multi-year partnership with Nike through BSN SPORTS, as announced by Denison Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics, Nan Carney-DeBord. The agreement, which commenced on March 1, 2019, is part of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select program.
"There is a sense of pride that comes from competing for Denison University and we are thrilled that the partnership with BSN SPORTS and Nike will positively impact the student-athlete experience," said Carney-DeBord. "Having a singular, unifying look is important to our student-athletes and staff. The collaboration with BSN SPORTS and Nike aligns with our commitment to excellence while providing significant savings, incentives and promotional opportunities to the college."
Denison is committed to a broad-based program of intercollegiate athletics, sponsoring 23 varsity sports -- 12 for women and 11 for men. Over the past decade, more than two-thirds of these teams have been represented in the NCAA's national rankings, postseason tournaments or championship meets. Denison has won a record 16 North Coast Athletic Conference All-Sports Championships Denison's student-athletes also are committed to academic achievement and the university boasts 49 NCAA Postgraduate Scholars and 91 Google Cloud Academic All-America® selections.
"We are excited to partner with Denison 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 Big Red athletic teams and benefits each student-athlete representing the community on the athletic field or court," said Todd Northrop, BSN SPORTS Vice President. "We are proud to be their partner and pleased that we can elevate the student-athlete experience."
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.