Baltimore, MD – Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, announced today that it has signed 2013 Tewaaraton nominee Demmianne Cook to Team STX, the first-ever elite post collegiate women’s lacrosse team.
The former Seawolves midfielder was Stony Brook’s first ever Tewaaraton nominee. In her two seasons at Stony Brook, Cook led the team to win its very first NCAA tournament game and to its winningest season. The Nesconset, NY native played two seasons at Adelphi University before transferring to Stony Brook where she holds the school record for single season goals and single season draw controls. One of the nation’s best two-way players, Cook was named All American First Team, All-Region America East Player of the Year and America East All-Tournament Team.
“Coming off Team STX’s championship win at the Vail Shootout, Demmianne adds another level of excitement to the team, ” said Carrie Gamper, Assistant Brand Manager at STX. “Demmianne is an outstanding athlete and leader on the field and will be joining some of the best players in women’s lacrosse.”
Cook joins team captain Josie Owen, Grace Gavin, Maggie Tamasitis, Julie Gardner, Clayton Crum, Mary Flowers, Cacki Helmer, Dana Cahill, Brittany Brigandi, Lillie Lingo, Lauren Benner, Kitty Cullen, Sam Farrell, Taylor Thornton, Alyssa Kildare and Lauren Schmidt on Team STX.
Team STX looks to change the landscape of post-collegiate women’s lacrosse, giving players the opportunity to compete at the highest levels of the women’s lacrosse circuit. In addition, Team STX will contribute to the company’s grassroots efforts to expand the reach of the game.
In the team’s first appearance at the Vail Shootout, Team STX dominated the women’s elite division, winning the elite championship game 13-3.
STX is a global sporting goods leader in the sports of lacrosse, field hockey and golf. With its 1970 introduction of the first synthetic lacrosse head, STX ushered in the “modern era” of what is now the fastest growing team sport. Based in Baltimore, the home of lacrosse, STX has been universally recognized for innovation in product design and development. STX continues to strive for new performance standards in sporting goods equipment at the highest levels of competition. For more information, visit http://www.stx.com.