ESPN RISE today announced the second annual Warrior 40 Final Competition. The culmination of a four-region search across the United States to find the best lacrosse athletes nationwide, the Warrior 40 Final Competition will be held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9, 2011.
Focused on elevating lacrosse players’ knowledge on and off the field, the athletes will be coached by top MLL players throughout the two days of competition. Friday will feature a skills competition with the final taking place at Harvard Stadium on Saturday before the MLL All-Star Game.
The skills competition and final will air on ESPNU Sunday, July 10, from 9-11 p.m. ET.
For more information on the Warrior 40 please visit: http://rise.espn.go.com/warrior40
Headquartered in Warren, Mich., Warrior Sports is recognized as one of the sporting goods industry’s premier manufacturers of innovative, high performance, cutting-edge equipment, footwear and apparel for lacrosse and hockey athletes of all ages and abilities. Warrior was founded in 1992 by former champion lacrosse player David Morrow. Warrior is dedicated to a core set of philosophies and strengths, including technical superiority, grassroots marketing, original and creative youthful expression, and strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers.
About ESPN RISE
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