Textile Engineering Student-Athlete Gains New Perspective on Soccer Uniform Through Studies
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By Sarah Stone
“I know that there will be an end in sight when it comes to sports, but I want to still contribute to it in some fashion,” the junior says. “With textile engineering, I can play a part in helping athletes be more comfortable in the uniforms that they wear.”
It’s also given her a new perspective on the uniforms she practices and competes in. Millan and Professor Emiel DenHartog explain the textile science behind Millan’s uniform below.