Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 10, 2014
Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, congratulates STX lacrosse athletes Kyle Harrison and Tucker Durkin, who were both named to the 2014 U.S. Men’s National Team final roster.
Harrison and Durkin will compete with the U.S. Men’s Team in the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Lacrosse Championships. The highly selective 23-player team will defend its gold medal in Denver, Colorado from July 10 - 19.
Harrison, a Team USA midfielder, is a former Tewaaraton winner and current Major League Lacrosse player for the Ohio Machine. He will compete in the World Championships with custom red, white and blue K18 gear. Durkin, who was named the NCAA’s most outstanding defenseman in 2012 and plays for the Florida Launch, will compete as a defenseman on Team USA.
Per an agreement through 2016, STX will provide the U.S. Men’s Team with custom designed and engineered products for the most elite level of competition. Durkin and his fellow U.S. Men’s National teammates will compete with special-edition USA Stallion HD gloves and protection gear, Stallion 500 and Hammer 500 handles and Cell III gloves. Team USA goalies will use custom Shield Pro gloves.
“We’re very excited to congratulate Kyle, Tucker and the entire U.S. Team on earning their positions to represent our country in Denver,” said Greg Tate, Men’s Marketing Manager at STX. “STX is proud to equip this distinguished team with our best-in-class equipment and showcase our special-edition USA handles.”
In conjunction with the World Championship, STX is launching a Predict & Win contest where fans make their predictions for each Team USA matchup. Over 15 prizes will be awarded, including one grand-prize of the custom Team USA gloves and handle.
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.