STX becomes an Official Equipment Partner for 2014
BOSTON (Feb. 11, 2014) – Major League Lacrosse, the premier outdoor lacrosse league, announced today it has partnered with Baltimore-based STX, to provide equipment to MLL players for the 2014 season.
“We’re excited to have STX join Major League Lacrosse as an Official Equipment Partner,” said MLL Commissioner David Gross. “Our goal when opening the equipment category was to help unite the sport and with STX being the first manufacturer to take advantage of this opportunity, we believe this will create the impetus for others to join them.”
The one-year partnership with the MLL makes STX an Official Equipment Partner of Major League Lacrosse. As part of the agreement, STX will equip members of the MLL teams with product, including gloves, pads, handles and heads.
“We are very excited at the opportunity to partner with Major League Lacrosse and by doing so provide the top players in the sport with the chance to compete at the highest level, in our equipment,” said Ed Saunders, STX Director of Marketing. “We believe this partnership is a benefit to the game and yet another important benchmark in the progression of the industry.”
Based in Baltimore, Md., STX, LLC is a global sporting goods leader in the sports of lacrosse, field hockey, ice hockey and golf. The company introduced the first synthetic lacrosse head in 1970, ushering in the “modern era” of the fastest growing team sport.
Fans will get their first glance of MLL players using STX equipment on opening weekend, which is less than three months away, on April 26 and 27.
STX is a global sporting goods leader in the sports of lacrosse, field hockey, ice hockey and golf. With its 1970 introduction of the first synthetic lacrosse head, STX ushered in the “modern era” of what is now the fastest growing team sport. Based in Baltimore, the home of lacrosse, STX has been universally recognized for innovation in product design and development. STX continues to strive for new performance standards in sporting goods equipment at the highest levels of competition. For more information, visit http://www.stx.com.
About Major League Lacrosse
Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse League, was founded by Jake Steinfeld and is headquartered in Boston. Major League Lacrosse commenced play in June 2001 and will embark on its fourteenth season. MLL has continued to lead the sport of lacrosse into the mainstream of competitive team sports. The league is made up of eight teams: The Boston Cannons, Charlotte Hounds, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Denver Outlaws, Florida Launch, New York Lizards, Ohio Machine and Rochester Rattlers. More information about the league can be found at www.majorleaguelacrosse.com, Facebook or Twitter.
The MLL’s fourteenth season of will commence the weekend of April 26.
The 2014 MLL All-Star Game will be held at Harvard Stadium on June 26.
The 2014 Championship Game will be held at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Ga., on Saturday, August 23.