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Kentucky Stickhorses to play pro lacrosse in Freedom Hall

NEW LACROSSE LEAGUE ADDS TEAM IN LOUISVILLE
Team to play games in Freedom Hall

 

Louisville, Ky. (September 27, 2011)­­ – ­­­­­­ The North American Lacrosse League announced today that the Kentucky Stickhorses will play in the league's inaugural season starting in January 2012.  The team was revealed at a press conference in Freedom Hall, where the team will play its home games during its historical first season. 

The Stickhorses are the fourth team to be announced for the league's 2012 season, and will compete against teams from Charlotte, Jacksonville, and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

The league will be North America's third professional lacrosse league, after Major League Lacrosse and the National Lacrosse League.

"We are thrilled to have the Stickhorses on board for the NALL's 2012 season," said Tony Caruso, commissioner of the league. "We have the top US players in the league and can't wait for Louisville to see them."

The team will play seven home games from January to April at Freedom Hall. The league will consist of the top United States lacrosse players, including players from schools such as Notre Dame, John Hopkins, and Syracuse.

"Louisville is one of the most progressive lacrosse areas in the Southwest," said Georgetown, Ky.-native Tony Chase, owner of the team. "Growing up near Louisville, it's been my dream to play at Freedom Hall."

Season tickets for the Louisville Stickhorses are available now for $125 per ticket and can be purchased online at www.kentuckystickhorses.com.

For additional information on the NALL, visit its official website at www.northamericanlacrosseleague.com. For more information on other exciting Kentucky Exposition Center entertainment and events, visit www.kyexpo.org.

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