FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ‘47 Brand to Sponsor 2012 PCLL Championship Weekend
Boston, Massachusetts - April 2, 2012- ‘47 Brand has agreed to sponsor the Pioneer Collegiate Lacrosse League’s (PCLL) championship weekend. ‘47 Brand has developed a new logo for the league that will be unveiled during the weekend and will be displayed on the championship shirts and hats that they provide for the winning Division I and II teams.
The PCLL is the Northeastern division of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA). The PCLL consists of seven Division I teams, including Boston College, Boston University and University of Rhode Island as well as nine Division II teams including University of Maine and defending champion Briarcliffe.
“We are thrilled to be working with the PCLL,” said Dan Cohen, Assistant Marketing Manager at ‘47 Brand. “We see the sport of lacrosse and the PCLL growing immensely in the coming years, and we know that this partnership will help associate ‘47 Brand with fashion and the sporting lifestyle among the lacrosse community,” adds Cohen.
“The PCLL is thrilled to be partnering with ‘47 Brand, the visionaries behind the league’s exciting new logo,” comments PCLL Commissioner Ben Clack. “Lacrosse and style have always gone hand in hand, and ‘47 Brand is providing the PCLL with a modern look infused with vintage sensibilities,” adds Clark. “Like the PCLL, ‘47 Brand is New England born, and we look forward to growing with them throughout the region,” concludes Clark.
‘47 Brand is a privately held sports licensed products company founded by twin brothers Arthur and Henry D’angelo in 1947. ‘47 Brand is a proud partner of Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association and over 600 collegiate programs. ‘47 Brand employs 200 corporate and retail associates and is located in offices in Boston and Dedham, MA.