NEW YORK, June 7, 2013 — Former UNC great, MLL All-star and Maverik athlete Billy Bitter will play in his first LXM PRO Tour game this Saturday, June 8th as Maverik United takes on Team STX at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA, at 4:30 pm (PT) in the first game of the 2013 LXMATS season. Bitter will be joining fellow Maverik athlete John Christmas to play for Maverik United this summer as LXM PRO teams make their way to San Diego, Chicago, Minnesota and Pennsylvania to complete the LXM|ATS summer tour. (Adrenaline Tournament Series)
“I am thrilled to compete professionally with the LXM Pro Tour while representing the Maverik brand” said Bitter. “To have the opportunity to play nationally in the sports’ emerging areas and to be a part of some incredible grass root lacrosse initiatives is something I am extremely excited about. I am grateful for the experience I have had playing in the MLL and want to thank the franchises, coaches, teammates and fans for their support in this next step in my career.”
LXM PRO and Adrenaline officially merged last year to provide a unique, mission-based, professional lacrosse experience marked by an interactive environment featuring unique access for teams and fans to some of the best players in the world. This approach allows professional players to have a personal connection to the core of the sport and a direct hand in its development.
“Adrenaline and LXM Pro continue to provide lacrosse fans with outstanding interactive and entertaining events. We are proud to be affiliated with this group and Billy’s decision to play for Maverik United and LXM Pro provides great synergy. Fans from all across the country will be able to watch Billy play while he continues to be a great ambassador for our brand and sport,” said Mike Chepucavage, Director of Marketing for Cascade and Maverik Lacrosse.
Cascade and Maverik Lacrosse officially signed on to be premium sponsors for Adrenaline Lacrosse and LXM PRO in May. The multi-year agreement includes a tremendous level of support for Adrenaline’s most prestigious top end programs. Cascade and Maverik will be providing a combination of custom helmets, equipment, gloves and sticks for these high profile programs including; LXM PRO, Adrenaline All American Game, Black Card and Tropics. Cascade is the exclusive helmet provider for all of Adrenaline Lacrosse.
Checkout Maverik Films video Roots featuring Billy Bitter.