English Lacrosse is excited to announce that ‘Team STX’ elite women’s squad is to visit England to challenge ‘Team England’ in an exhibition game this July.
The game will take place at Surrey Sports Park, home to the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup on Sunday July 19th at 5:00 p.m.
Team STX is made up of the most elite post-collegiate women’s lacrosse players in the USA and will play Team England as part of the national team’s preparations to retain European Championship in the Czech Republic this August.
The event will also feature an exclusive opportunity for young players to attend the Team STX Youth Camp and receive training from some of the best players in the world.
English Lacrosse Marketing Manager, Caroline Royle, is excited to see the partnership develop. “This is an exciting time for women’s lacrosse. The relationship with STX supports our goal to raise the profile of the sport in England ahead of the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup. The partnership with STX aligns English Lacrosse with the most innovative and biggest brand in Lacrosse.”
“Team STX is thrilled to have the opportunity to compete against Team England during our visit this July,” said Jessica Bieber, STX Category Brand Manager for Women’s Lacrosse. “In addition to the competition with Team England, STX is extremely honoured to partner with English Lacrosse to create opportunities for young female athletes and expand participation in women’s lacrosse.”
Team STX will also face a Team England Development squad (Friday 17th July) at 7 p.m. in preparation for the main exhibition game against Team England . This game will also take place at Surrey Sports Park and will be open to the public.
About Team STX
Together, there are over 20 All-American awards earned. Every single girl on the team is still passionate about growing the game. STX is proud to do our part in this effort by creating the first opportunity for women who have graduated to continue playing at an elite level. www.stx.com/womens/team-stx.
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 recognised 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 www.stx.com.