New Utes uniform honors USS Salt Lake Metropolis

SALT LAKE CITY — The College of Utah soccer group unveiled a brand new uniform Tuesday honoring the USS Salt Lake Metropolis, a heavy cruiser that noticed extra fight than every other ship within the Pacific Fleet throughout World Battle II.

PHOTOS: College of Utah unveils new uniforms honoring USS Salt Lake Metropolis

Darkish grey colours and camouflage accents spotlight the uniforms, together with hand-painted helmets that characteristic the ship throughout battle. The pants are adorned with the identical patterns discovered on the port and starboard sides of the cruiser.

One battle star can be on the suitable shoulder of every uniform as a result of “when the ball is in play, there can be 11 stars on the sphere, signifying the 11 battle stars earned by the USS Salt Lake Metropolis,” in accordance with a video put out by the college.

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The neckline of the uniforms characteristic the phrases “One Ship Fleet,” the nickname of the USS Salt Lake Metropolis.

The uniforms will make their season debut through the Nov. 20 house recreation towards Oregon.

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