Xavier announces multi-year partnership with Under Armour, Eastbay

Phoenix’s Xavier College Preparatory has announced its new multi-year partnership with Under Armour and Eastbay.

As part of the agreement, the global performance brand will design and outfit Xavier’s coaches, student-athletes, parents, and fans with apparel and footwear, according to a press release.

Xavier Gator LogoXavier, which is the only all-female high school in the Valley, has led the way in advancing girls sports in Arizona and beyond throughout its 73-year history.

Xavier’s athletic record is one of the finest in the nation and, in addition to its 125 state championships, 51 state runner-up titles, and 193 region/section championships, the school has received the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s prestigious H.A. Hendrickson Award three times for overall excellence in interscholastic competition, its Tony Komadina Award for Outstanding Girls’ Athletic Program, and its Blue Cup Award for excellence in academics, athletics, and activities.

“The Xavier community has been very impressed with Under Armour’s focus on the female athlete,” said Sister Lynn Winsor, BVM, in the release. Sister Winsor is longtime vice principal for activities and athletic director at Xavier College Preparatory.

“This partnership ensures that the young women on each of our teams will be outfitted in quality apparel that is durable, comfortable, and appropriate to our school’s mission for years to come.”

Among the many outstanding student-athletes who have graduated from Xavier are Khalia Lanier, the 2015-16 Gatorade Arizona and Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year; Amanda Blumenherst, two-time NCAA Female Golfer of the Year and LPGA player; and Jessica Tonn, seven-time NCAA Division Division I All-American Track and Field/Cross-Country runner and High School Heisman Finalist.

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