Phoenix Mercury Unveils New Uniform Design For Season 15
The Phoenix Mercury today unveiled the club’s new uniform design in anticipation of the 15th season. The new uniform is produced with lighter and more technologically advanced fabric and continues to feature the team’s signature color, purple with the addition of orange accents.
The color scheme reflects a modern design that is closely aligned with the Mercury’s NBA counterpart, the Phoenix Suns. The colors have become synonymous with fast-paced, entertaining basketball in the Valley. As part of the first-ever marquee partnership in the WNBA that was formed between the Mercury and LifeLock in 2009, the primary wordmark across the front of both home and away jerseys will remain “LifeLock.”
The uniforms, designed and developed by adidas, are 30 percent lighter and dry twice as fast as previous WNBA uniforms, keeping athletes cooler, drier and more comfortable on the court. All 12 WNBA teams will wear the new uniforms this season, which tips off June 3.
"The new light-weight material should be a great change. An upgrade in technology and comfort is always welcomed, especially when you feel it may help you gain a more competitive edge,” said Mercury All-Star forward Candice Dupree. “"Plus, the modification in style and color scheme to start our 15th season in Phoenix is fun - a change the fans as well as the players can be excited about."
This is the third uniform redesign for the Mercury since its inception in 1997. The first redesign took place prior to the 2007 season. Replicas of the new jersey will be available in the Mercury team shop, at PhoenixMercury.com and WNBA.com.
The Mercury, one of the eight original WNBA clubs, is part of the longest running professional women’s team sports league in the United States. The team will tip off Season 15 on June 4 on the road against the defending WNBA Champion Seattle Storm. The club’s home opener is on June 17 against conference rival San Antonio. To purchase tickets, visit phoenixmercury.com or call 602-252-WNBA.