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Premier Lacrosse League, STX, Announce Second Annual National Combine for Top 50 High School Lacrosse Athletes

By PLL | Apr 19, 2024

LOS ANGELES – April 19, 2024 – The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster today announced it will hold the second annual PLL Combine - High School Invitational in partnership with STX, LLC. The top 50 high school lacrosse players in the 2026 and 2027 classes will be selected to have their lacrosse skills and athletic performance evaluated with instruction from current PLL pros and strength and conditioning coaches January 24-26, 2025 at IMG Academy. 

“Our inaugural PLL Combine showcased the best of the next generation of lacrosse players, setting a new standard for talent evaluation,” said Paul Rabil, Co-Founder and President of the Premier Lacrosse League. “With our partners at STX, we’re excited to continue building a platform for all players to showcase their skill, athleticism, and talent.”

PLL Combine - High School Invitational attendees will receive hands-on instruction, elite competition, equipment courtesy of STX, performance training, data collection, and speed programming at no cost to participating athletes. At the conclusion of the PLL Combine, each player will receive a comprehensive performance profile. The profile includes a detailed breakdown of their agility, speed, strength, and lacrosse-specific testing data – offering valuable insights to further their athletic development prior to college. Players will receive off-field training related to personal brand building, academic development, and athlete wellness. 

“Bringing professional-caliber evaluation standards to the sport of lacrosse provides a clear path to elevate both the game and its players” said Justin McDonald, Director of Marketing at STX. “By working alongside the Premier Lacrosse League to identify, coach, and evaluate the sport’s rising stars, STX aims to empower players to perform at the highest possible level, while also providing exposure for the sport. Year one served as clear proof that this is a format that successfully achieves those goals, and we are excited to partner with the league to provide this experience again in 2025.”

High School lacrosse athletes graduating in 2026 and 2027 can submit applications to attend the 2025 PLL Combine. For more information visit premierlacrosseleague.com/thecombine

About the Premier Lacrosse League
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Chernin Group, Blum Capital, The Kraft Group, Arctos Sports Partners, and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was recognized by Front Office Sports’ 2021 Best Employers in Sports. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL) and TikTok (@pll).

About STX
STX is a global sporting goods leader in the sports of lacrosse and field hockey. With its 1970 introduction of the first synthetic lacrosse head, STX ushered in the “modern era” of what has recently been viewed as 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 www.stx.com.