Why do great lacrosse players seek out STX equipment to keep them on top of their game?
Maybe it's because STX was started by one of their own.
Founder Richard Tucker, an All-American member of the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team in 1951, simply wanted a way to spread his passion for lacrosse to a larger audience. But the market was bare. Sticks were limited in their availability, coming mostly from Native American reservations, where wooden sticks were meticulously handcrafted. So Tucker, who worked at manufacturing company Wm. T. Burnett, came up with a better idea - a synthetic lacrosse head.
Joining forces with fellow lax players and co-workers Joeseph Sollers, Jr., Bill Crawford and Roland Fracalossi, Tucker came up with the very first synthetic head in 1966. By 1968, the head was used in a game between Army and Navy and in 1970, STX was born.
The rest has been history. And it's a history that Sports Unlimited is proud to be a part of.
One of the hottest names in sport today, STX lacrosse equipment has got you covered with a full range of sticks, heads, pads and apparel. Our selection of all things STX will help you suit up for your next lacrosse match with the tools to carry your team to victory.
STX has continued to push the game of lacrosse forward with new innovations and has been used by both legendary players at the game's highest levels and youth players picking up a stick for the first time.
By choosing STX, you're getting a company with the most lacrosse knowledge on the market. History, innovation and style has pushed STX to the forefront in the lacrosse community, and with an STX product in your hands, it won't be long before you're rising to the top as well.