New York – (November 25, 2013) The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is proud to announce Under Armour (NYSE:UA) as the league’s new exclusive supplier of performance apparel, footwear & equipment through the 2016 season. NLL players will proudly compete in the new Under Armour® apparel and equipment when the 2014 season begins on December 28.
Under Armour will provide NLL athletes with state-of-the-art performance training apparel, baselayer and footwear including the UA Micro G® Gridiron training shoes. Additionally, players will be some of the first to compete with custom Under Armour Charge Gloves and new Under Armour Charge 2 lacrosse heads.
“We are proud to be in partnership with Under Armour, a leader in innovation and performance,” said George Daniel, Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League. “NLL players will now be empowered with the finest lacrosse equipment and apparel in the industry.”
“This new partnership with the NLL provides Under Armour with the unique opportunity to feature the most technically advanced products at the pinnacle of the sport,” said Jim Bel Bruno, Senior Category Director, Lacrosse, Under Armour. “Our brand is dedicated to making all athletes better and we are excited to demonstrate our continued commitment to the lacrosse category and its athletes through this platform.”
About National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s professional indoor lacrosse league, featuring the best lacrosse players in the world. Founded in 1987, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for professional indoor sports worldwide behind only the NHL & NBA. The NLL is comprised of nine franchises: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Edmonton Rush, Minnesota Swarm, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. The 2014 NLL season opens on December 28th. For more information, visit NLL.com.