MORE TEAMS SWINGING LOUISVILLE SLUGGER® BATS IN OKLAHOMA CITY THAN ANY OTHER BRAND!
FSU, KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE REACH WCWS WITH XENO & LXT.
LOUISVILLE, KY (May 27, 2014) –Louisville Slugger Xeno™ and LXT™ bats helped Florida State, Kentucky and Louisiana-Lafayette reach the pinnacle of amateur softball, the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City. Those three programs give Louisville Slugger more representation in the WCWS this year than any other bat brand.
“We have the best-performing bats in Fastpitch softball, just ask the girls at Florida State, Kentucky and Louisiana-Lafayette,” said Louisville Slugger Fastpitch Business Manager and 2005 NCAA WCWS Champion Jennie Ritter. “More Top 25 college teams and elite travel programs in the country choose Louisville Slugger bats than any other brand.”
17 teams in the original field of 64 swung Louisville Slugger Xeno and LXT bats, also more than any other brand in the tournament.
“It’s been an awesome tournament,” Ritter said, “especially to watch three of our Louisville Slugger teams play with such passion and advance all the way to Oklahoma City. We’re proud and honored to be part of their amazing journeys. They are ’Beautifully Powerful.’”
In addition to the hot-hitting Xeno and LXT bats, fans will see Louisville Slugger fielding gloves, batting gloves, catcher’s gear, equipment bags and other accessories in Oklahoma City. They can also watch for all the great Louisville Slugger bats and gear on Louisville Slugger Fastpitch’s social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Louisville Slugger
Louisville Slugger® is the Official Bat of Major League Baseball® and the #1 Bat in MLB®. It is synonymous with America’s pastime. Originating in 1884, Louisville Slugger bats have graced the hands of the greatest players in baseball, including stars of today. Louisville Slugger was also the first company to make softball equipment for female athletes. Known for helping create history, Louisville Slugger continues to innovate and provide players the products and confidence they need to make new history every day.
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