New York, NY– December 22, 2016 – The National Lacrosse League, the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, and Krossover, the leading sports film analysis and statistics company, today announced a renewal of their partnership to support NLL film exchange and breakdown. As part of the ongoing partnership, game film captured by NLL teams will be analyzed by Krossover Intelligence to extract insight into team and athlete performance data.
“The NLL is committed to innovation at every level of the game, and that includes adopting world-class technology like Krossover that will give our athletes and coaches an opportunity to improve their skills,” said Nick Sakiewicz, Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League. “There is an incredible amount of preparation and strategy that goes into each game, and with the interactive graphics and responsive data features provided by Krossover Insights, our teams will be able to spot trends in box score numbers and study statistics like never before. We have the best athletes in the sport, and armed with these superior analytical tools from Krossover, we’re going to give our fans an unforgettable season.”
Krossover evaluates games factors such as possession time, game efficiency ratings, total team efficiency, game pace and more. Krossover’s cloud-based platform will allow NLL teams, coaches, league personnel, players and officials to access game clips and data online, share content, and sort film by specific stats, players, occurrences and other filters. The NLL and their teams will also have the ability to create a completely indexed library of their content on Krossover.com.
“We couldn’t be happier to extend our partnership with the National Lacrosse League for this season. Krossover has built a best-in-class product for lacrosse teams to view, search, analyze and evaluate their performance,” said Eric Perugini, Vice President of Krossover. “We are proud to offer a suite of tools that provides as much for youth, high school and collegiate athletes as it does for the professionals playing at the highest level of competition.”
Krossover will begin implementing its service in the NLL pre-season and during the NLL season opener on December 29, 2016 when the Rochester Knighthawks host the Toronto Rock. To learn more about Krossover technology, please visit: www.krossover.com. To live-stream all NLL regular season and playoff games, go to www.NLLTV.com. Be sure to keep up on all the latest League news and updates (including the new NLL logo announcement) by going to: www.nll.com. For the latest scores and developments in the NLL, go to: https://twitter.com/NLL.
Krossover, a New York City-based startup, provides sophisticated data analytics technology to the sports world. With an intuitive online platform easily accessible by thousands of high school and college programs, Krossover enables coaches to use video to improve the success of their athletic programs by eliminating the time and financial impediments to managing their filmed content. With an estimated 95% of high school and college athletic programs now recording game video, Krossover is accelerating the use of indexed, on-demand video content and advanced analytics by programs of all sizes.
About National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional indoor lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of nine franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Rochester Knighthawks, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. The 2017 NLL regular season, commemorating the League’s 31st year, opens on Thursday, December 29 when the Rochester Knighthawks take on the Toronto Rock at Blue Cross Arena. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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