Gait UVA Custom Heads By Stylin’ Strings

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Here are some great images of the Gait custom heads that were made up for the new Freshmen. Each rookie got a tour of their locker room and had a brand new custom head waiting for them. Dyeing gurus at Stylin’ Strings did the custom job for Virginia. Read More…

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Stringing A Stanwick Pita Pocket

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What is becoming commonly referred to as a “Stanwick Pita” is really just a Pita Pocket that emphasizes what the advantages of a Pita Pocket should be. Stringings like this that use leathers instead of mesh allow the pocket to move with the ball better, generally providing a better feel. Read More…

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Part 3: Stylin’ Strings Virginia Lacrosse Customs

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This Stylin’ Strings Lax Customs issue is Part 3 of our UVA stick series. This round of heads was completed right before this season kicked off. We know how the season has ended now but we still wanted to show these 10 new sticks that includes two goalie heads. Read More…

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Gait Lacrosse At The BIG EAST Conference Tournament

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Gait Lacrosse will be present at the BIG EAST Conference Tournament and will be running a couple of fun promo’s that you should get in on. The BIG EAST Championship will be held on the campus of Villanova. Gait is going to be giving away two Gait Sc55 shafts to the first two fans to buy a Gait head. They will also be running halftime contests for the semi-final and championship games. Read More…

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Team Canada Custom Recon Pro Gloves

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You are looking at images of Team Canada’s custom Recon Pro Gloves by Gait. These are our newest gloves that Team Canada as well as other Gait teams will be wearing in the near future. The glove encompasses a Red/Black/White colorway with Canadian insignia. Read More…

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Some Dye Eggs, We Dye Heads

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For this issue of Stylin’ Strings Lax Customs we wanted to capture the Easter holiday in an article. We had a unique project in the dye lab for Great Falls Lacrosse Club in Virginia. The project was for the girls programs from U-9 to U-15. They wanted some custom dyed heads to spruce up the goalie position. Read More…

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Stylin’ Strings Lax Named Official Stringers & Dye Artists For Virginia Lacrosse, Part 2

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This issue of Stylin’ Strings Lax Customs is Part 2 of our UVA stick series. This round of heads came in after our first consultations with some of the players over their Christmas break. Grab Two Saber’s, Get some Flow, and Twice the Showtime in this five stick rundown special. Read More…

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Game Photos: Johns Hopkins Lacrosse Hoists Doyle Smith Cup After Beating Virginia, 11-10

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Hopkins and Virginia battled for the Doyle Smith Cup this past weekend. UVa won the Doyle Smith Cup the first five seasons it was awarded before losing it at Homewood Field during a 12-11 setback last season. The game is the seventh annual battle for the Doyle Smith Cup, a spoil since 2006 that goes to the regular season winner in the series. Read More…

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No. 1 UVa, Debuting New Gloves, Falls to No. 2 Johns Hopkins in Overtime, 11-10

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Gait Lacrosse customized new Recon Pro gloves for UVA this weekend. The Orange/White/Navy glove is embellished with one of Virginia’s nicknames, Hoos. The Recon Pro gloves will be available later this year. Read More…

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Virginia Men’s Lacrosse Coach Dom Starsia is Set to Make $250,000 Annually

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Virginia’s Dom Starsia will make $250,000 in annual compensation thanks to a new five-year contract he surreptitiously signed in January. That is a 64.8 percent raise from the guaranteed allotment he received from his previous contract. He stands to make additional money from team sponsors deBeer Lacrosse and Nike. Read More…

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