Baltimore, Md. (PRWEB) October 20, 2015 -- Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, today announced the signing of its first German women’s national field hockey player, Nina Hasselmann.
As a part of the one-year deal that runs through the 2016 Rio Games, Hasselmann will compete exclusively with STX field hockey equipment and will be involved in the development, feedback and testing of STX’s field hockey equipment.
“I am very excited to partner with STX in the lead up to the Rio Games. The company’s strong background in field hockey and its commitment to high performing technology make it a perfect fit for me,” said Hasselmann. “Over the next year, I’ll compete in some of the highest profile games of my career. I look forward to taking my game to the next level with STX’s innovative technology.”
Hasselmann recently led the German women’s national team, currently ranked fifth in the world, to bronze in the 2015 European Championships. Hasselmann competed in the 2012 London Games and previously led Germany to gold in the 2013 European Championships.
Hasselmann, who plays defense for the Munchner Sportclub in addition to the German national team, will train and compete with the STX Hammer 500.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Nina and expand our presence in the European market with a top-five ranked team. During the Rio games, athletes from four countries will represent STX on the field,” said Carrie Macioce, Field Hockey Category Brand Manager at STX. “Nina’s strong, elite-level on-field achievements make her a natural fit for our brand.”
For more information on STX athletes and the field hockey line, please visit http://www.stx.com/fieldhockey.
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.
Jessica Fast, Abel Communications, http://www.abelcommunications.com/, +1 (941) 544-2967, [email protected]