Under Armour

W&M signs deal with Under Armour

W&M signs deal with Under Armour

Nearly half of William and Mary’s varsity teams were already getting their equipment through Under Armour. But effective Thursday, it’s a department-wide brand — almost.

Jimmye Laycock’s football program will remain with Nike, which sponsors his football camp every summer. But once men’s basketball comes aboard next July — it will remain with Nike for another season — every other sport will be outfitted by Under Armour.

“It’s our first ever department-wide, comprehensive sponsorship,” Tribe athletic director Samantha Huge said. “Nike’s had a long-standing relationship with our football program, and they’ve been really good to us. Under Armour was comfortable with us carving...