PHILADELPHIA, November 10, 2016 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced that StringKing, manufacturers of the highest performing sticks in lacrosse, will be an official shaft, head and mesh supplier for a three-year term. In 2015 and 2016, StringKing served as the League’s official mesh provider. For the 2017 season, in addition to supplying mesh, StringKing and will now also provide lacrosse stick shafts and heads to the League.
“StringKing is excited to expand our partnership with the NLL into the head and shaft categories,” said Jake McCampbell, StringKing Co-Founder and President. “Our goal is to make the best products in lacrosse and give the best players in the world access to them. This is a great opportunity for us to be a part of the indoor games continued growth, and we’re looking forward to watching players use our sticks at the highest level.”
StringKing is committed to making premier, high-performance equipment in lacrosse in order to give players access to best-in-class products. Its first line of heads and shafts quickly became top sellers in the industry, with many prominent players backing the line of merchandise, including John Grant Jr., a member of the Colorado Mammoth whose accolades include NLL Rookie of the Year (2000) and two-time NLL Most Valuable Player (2007 and 2012). The company will be releasing a second generation of products in the fall of 2016.
“StringKing and the NLL share many things in common such as commitment to excellence in their craft, growth of the game of lacrosse and leadership in the industry,” said Nick Sakiewicz, Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League. “The caliber of their product parallels the talent of our world-class athletes, and we look forward to seeing both take the field for another exciting season. This partnership will activate in many ways, by giving the best professional lacrosse players a world-class product that enables them to do the amazing things they do every weekend, as well as through programs that will be mutually beneficial to the fans, the NLL and StringKing. We expect that there will be many collaborative efforts to come as we expand our relationship.”
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About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s professional indoor lacrosse league featuring the best players in the world. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for professional indoor sports worldwide behind only the NHL and NBA. The league is comprised of nine franchises across the U.S. and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Rochester Knighthawks, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. The recently completed 2016 season was the league’s 30th anniversary year. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
StringKing manufactures the highest performing sticks in lacrosse. StringKing’s Performance Mesh quickly became the #1 choice of college and professional players. The same attention to detail and advanced design is now applied to their heads, shafts, and sticks. Visit StringKing.com to learn more about the company and their products.