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Sea Gals to Wear New Uniforms on Seahawks Game Days
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll joined psychologist Angela Duckworth at Seattle University on Thursday for a Seattle Town Hall talk about grit, and unlocking the secret to perseverance (Photos courtesy Chuck Kuo/Seattle University). View
Renton, Wash. - The Seahawks announced today the Sea Gals will wear new uniforms on the sidelines this season. The two new looks incorporate the traditional sailor design worn by the squad since 1981. The uniforms feature the new color palate of wolf grey, college navy and action green to compliment the team's new on-field uniforms.
"The Sea Gals are synonymous with the team and the new Seahawks uniform launch was the perfect opportunity to transition to a more contemporary look for the squad," said Seahawks president Peter McLoughlin.
The new uniforms were designed by Laurel Cancilla, owner of Sparkle and Stretch. Cancilla has been designing the Sea Gals uniforms since 2002. The uniforms include more than 1000rhinestones the most worn by any NFL squad.
The first sideline uniform features the signature sailor collar and flowing sleeves paired with shorts or long pants. The second uniform features a halter top and can be paired with long pants or skirt.
In addition to the Sea Gals new uniforms, the team will reveal the first Sea Gals Swimsuit Calendar at Pnk Ultra Lounge located at 600 Pine Street, on the fourth floor of Pacific Place. The event is free and begins at 6:30 p.m. The calendar highlights Seattle's most scenic locations including: Alki Beach, Lake Washington, Mercer Beach Club and CenturyLink Field.
The swimsuits were designed byNicole Carroll, niece of Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, and owner of Tyler Rose Swimwear. A few of her suits have been featured in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit calendar.
"Many NFL teams have shifted to a swimsuit calendar with great success," said Sea Gals director Sherri Thompson. "The photo shoot helped build confidence and poise which is a great asset as the squad prepares to perform on game day."
The Sea Gals have also expanded their digital media presence which includes a redesigned SeaGals.com, Facebook (Facebook.com/seagals) and Twitter accounts for both the squad and individuals (Twitter.com/theseagals). Fans can find exclusive Sea Gals news, photos and videos.
This year's Sea Gals squad is comprised of 34 members, nine rookies and 25 veterans. Of the 34 members, 24 women are from the State of Washington and 10 represent the States of Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, California, Idaho and Oregon. The Sea Gals make more than 300 appearances each year.
For more information visit SeaGals.com.