Baltimore, MD – Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, today announced that it has signed a five-year agreement with the University of Virginia (UVA) to be the exclusive official equipment supplier of the school’s women’s lacrosse program.
"We are really excited about our new STX sponsorship and feel honored to be a part of the number of great programs using the STX brand for our lacrosse equipment needs,” said Julie Myers, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at UVA. “The entire UVA Women's Lacrosse team is excited to make the switch to STX and to see where this year takes us."
As a part of the sponsorship, STX will supply custom heads, handles and other equipment to the women’s lacrosse program. A top National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) team, Virginia women’s lacrosse has earned three National Championship titles. During Myer’s tenure, the Cavaliers have reached the NCAA Championship finals eight times and have won the title game of the ACC Tournament five times.
“We are extremely excited to sponsor another top NCAA team of Virginia’s caliber,” said Jessica Bieber, Women’s Lacrosse Brand Manager at STX. “We look forward to supporting its women’s lacrosse program and helping them achieve success in upcoming seasons.”
To learn more about STX women’s lacrosse, please visit http://www.stx.com/womens.
STX is a global sporting goods leader in the sports of lacrosse, field hockey and ice hockey. 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.