Easton Lacrosse Adds First Woman To Roster

Posted on March 17, 2011 by

Categories: Companies, Easton, Economy/Lax Business, Lifestyle

VAN NUYS, Calif. (Mar. 17, 2010) – Easton Lacrosse today announced the signing of Danielle Spencer to a multi-year contract. One of the most recognizable female lacrosse players in the country, Spencer will be involved in developing new products for the company and creating exclusive content for EastonLacrosse.com, as well as participating in camps, clinics and other events for Easton.

A member of the US National Team and a three-time national champion, Spencer was a two-time All-American at Northwestern, leading the school to three national championships. An extraordinary athlete and one of the top face-off players of all time, Spencer recorded 203 draw controls, the third most in the history of NCAA Women’s Lacrosse.

“Women’s lacrosse has had astounding growth in recent years and Danielle will provide us with key insights into the sport as it continues to evolve,” said Doug Appleton, General Manager of Easton Lacrosse. “She is an amazing athlete whose playing style and passion defines the direction the sport is going in.”

“The opportunity to be one of the first athletes sponsored by Easton Lacrosse and the first woman is an incredible honor,” said Spencer. “I’m excited to start working with Easton and develop gear that players will love.”

Terms of the multi-year deal were not disclosed.

To receive more information or schedule an interview, please contact Formula at 310-578-7050 or via e-mail at Kovacs@formulapr.com. Follow Easton Lacrosse on Twitter: @Easton_Lacrosse, and like them on www.facebook.com/EastonLAX.

About Easton Sports
Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. is a leading designer, developer and marketer of innovative sports equipment, protective products and related accessories. The company markets and licenses products under such well-known brands as Easton, Bell, Riddell, Giro and Blackburn. Easton Sports is division of Easton-Bell Sports with products in hockey, baseball, softball, lacrosse and cycling equipment for both sports professionals and enthusiasts. Headquartered in Van Nuys, Calif., Easton-Bell Sports employs over 1,200 people worldwide and maintains facilities in Utah, California, Mexico, Canada and Asia. For further information on Easton Lacrosse, please visit the company online at www.eastonlacrosse.com.

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