Warren, MI. (October 14, 2010) – Warrior Sports announced today the signing of Stephen Berger to a multi year endorsement contract. Stephen is one of the top Midfielders in the game today and will be used in a variety of marketing and advertising initiatives at the company.
“Rocking Warrior product while playing in the MLL has absolutely helped me take my game to the next level and given me the best chance to achieve success while competing against the top players in the sport” said Berger. “When I got the call from Mark asking if I would sign on with them I was honored in every sense of the word. Their commitment to being the best and supporting the nationwide growth of the game on all levels reflects the spirit of their brand. I have always been impressed by this commitment and I look forward to helping them change the game through their cutting edge approach to the sport. I couldn’t be more excited to represent the brand.” he said.
In 2010, Berger had one of his best seasons to date while leading the Long Island Lizards to the MLL Championship game. He finished the season with an impressive 28 goals from the midfield and was selected to his 4th All Star game appearance. He was the Game MVP for his 5 goal 1 assist semi-final performance against the Denver Outlaws. His spectacular goal in the All Star game was the #1 play on ESPN’s Top Plays. In his Six MLL seasons Berger has amassed an impressive 126 goals and 39 Assists.
The Maryland native played collegiately at Washington College where he was one of the top players in the programs storied history. His senior year he scored a school record of 94 points on 53 goals and 41 assists and was names the co-midfielder of the year. He was a two time first team All America and finished his career with 135 goals, 106 assists, and an impressive 276 groundballs.
“I’ve had the privilege to play against Stephen, with him as a teammate on the Lizards, and to watch him as a fan and there is no question he is one of the top midfielders in the sport today. He plays really hard every game, scores, passes, picks up gb’s, and is great in the locker room. I have also watched the way he interacts with young players at camps and clinics and there aren’t a lot of guys that just love the game and being around it as much as he does. I’m thrilled to have him out there representing the brand and helping us to grow the game going forward” said Mark Millon, Sports Marketing Director at Warrior.
Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, 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. Founded in 1993 by former champion lacrosse player David Morrow, Warrior was acquired by privately-held New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. in February 2004. Warrior is dedicated to a core set of philosophies and strengths: technical superiority, grassroots marketing, original and creative youthful expression, and strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers. Warrior’s Players Club is the best players in the world helping to make the best equipment in the world and is reserved for the top professionals in lacrosse and hockey today. For more information on Warrior please visit www.warrior.com