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For Immediate Release

Haute Stick Lacrosse introduces new Sales Representative for Massachusetts Area

ORANGE COUNTY, California; October 15, 1997 - Brian Silcott, a professional lacrosse player for the New York Saints, has joined the Haute Stick Lacrosse family of sales representatives. Brian will be covering the Massachusetts Region, and will also be responsible for some Beta Team assignments in the Northern Region.

Brian Silcott has been playing lacrosse since he was a kid and has since gone on to earn extensive honors. His awards include; 1992 - 1993 USILA All American and 1993 Midfielder of the Year. He also has gained important coaching experience; Assistant Lacrosse Coach- Nazareth College of Rochester for three years, as well as Director of Top Gun Lacrosse Camp. "We are excited that Brian can help us to finally serve our Dealers in a way that we were not able to in-house," said Haute Stick's Founder - Proprietor Kevin Holmgren. "Some of our best stores are in the North-Eastern Region. He will be able to give those stores a higher level of service, simply because he can visit them on a more regular basis than we were able to with our in-house sales reps. Brian will also play an important role in helping us expand our product line into new markets."

Brian will also be assisting Haute Stick Beta Team Manager Rick Kirschner with teams in the Northern Region. The Beta Team is Haute Stick's Advance Product test group.

Haute Stick Lacrosse Gear, is based in Mission Viejo, Orange County California. The company designs, develops and markets lacrosse wear - gear for the fast growing sport of lacrosse. The company was founded in 1991, first designing and manufacturing lacrosse related apparel items, such as T-shirts, caps, shorts and pullovers. In 1993 the emphasis shifted to high-end, technologically advanced lacrosse gear. Haute Stick pioneered the first composite and advanced ceramic alloy lacrosse shafts. The company continues to research and develop cutting-edge lacrosse equipment, including; Thermoplastic Carbon-fiber lacrosse shafts, quick-set-up aerospace-aluminum lacrosse goals, and glow-in-the-dark lacrosse balls.

Contact: Troy McClure at Haute Stick Lacrosse Gear 22142 Platino, Mission Viejo CA 92691 Phone: 949-458-5986 Fax: 949-380-1123 E-mail: Mail@hautestick.com Website: www.hautestick.com

For more information and further announcements visit the Haute Stick Lacrosse website at www.hautestick.com.

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