PHILADELPHIA, – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced that Epoch Lacrosse, an American manufacturer of lacrosse equipment, will be an official League sponsor, providing stick heads and shafts, mesh, gloves, pads, and bags for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Epoch products will be distributed to all nine NLL teams in the US and Canada.
“The National Lacrosse League is the ideal marketing platform for us to generate awareness for our recently launched Integra Protective Line of equipment and will also help us grow our brand in all aspects of the game,” said James Miceli, principal and founder of Epoch Lacrosse. “I can’t think of a better environment to showcase the technology and innovation of all of our products and to gather real world feedback from some of the best players in the world for future advancements.”
NLL teams and players will have access to Epoch’s Dragonfly 7 shafts, The Hawk Sequel and Prequel heads, Otter Mesh and Integra Protective Line of equipment. Epoch takes great pride in the fact that their engineers have all played lacrosse and understand what box players are looking for in their equipment. All of Epoch’s products incorporate some of the most technologically superior materials available in order to deliver products that increase playability and maximize performance.
“In the same way that the NLL is taking on digital, mobile and streaming entertainment platforms to engage the future of sports viewing, Epoch Lacrosse is engineering gear that enables players to play the game on the next level,” said Nick Sakiewicz, Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League. “It is essential that we partner with a manufacturer so fervently involved in the research and design process to ultimately produce equipment suitable for athletes at this caliber.”
Epoch’s factory and development center is located in Roseville, Minnesota and all materials are manufactured the USA.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional indoor lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of nine franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Rochester Knighthawks, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. The 2017 NLL regular season, commemorating the League’s 31st year, opens on Thursday, December 29 when the Rochester Knighthawks take on the Toronto Rock at Blue Cross Arena. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
About Epoch Lacrosse
Epoch Lacrosse is a design and engineering company that manufactures the finest lacrosse equipment designed to increase playability and maximize performance by utilizing world-class materials and manufacturing techniques. Epoch tests and re-tests each of its designs to ensure optimal durability, playability and performance. Epoch’s goal is simple, to give players every opportunity to reach their true potential. Live. Play. Be. Visit www.EpochLacrosse.com to learn more about Epoch Lacrosse and its products. You can also follow Epoch on Twitter @epochlax and check out their blog at http://www.LivePlayBe.com.