Easton announced its partnerships with over 96 college fastpitch programs across the country, including 59 Division I NCAA and 5 programs in the pre-season top 25 rankings.
Since 1969, Easton has been committed to supporting college softball. Easton is excited to be building upon its existing relationships and continuing to add more elite programs to its roster. Top college programs using Easton products include: UCLA, Florida, South Carolina, Arkansas, Alabama, Cal State Fullerton, Texas and many more.
“The growth of the game, from youth to college to pro levels, and usage of Easton products over the last year have been astounding,” said Easton SVP of sales and marketing, Dan Jelinek. “We are so excited to strengthen and expand our partnerships with the top collegiate softball programs and players in the country, especially as the world prepares for softball’s return to the Summer Olympics in 2020. This is a remarkable time and amazing opportunity to make an even greater impact on the future development of the game, with products specifically designed for fastpitch athletes.”
Easton offers its partner programs the #1 bat in Women’s College World Series history. As partners with Easton, Team Easton NCAA programs will compete with Easton bats exclusively, as well as Easton ball gloves, batting gloves, helmets and catcher’s gear. Easton recently released its new line of ASA and USSSA certified Ghost Double Barrel 2-piece composite bats as well as its Prowess line of batting gloves, bags, helmets and catcher’s gear.
“Easton has been with the Florida program for a very long time, and they have shown time and time again that they are dedicated to providing us with the ultimate in product performance and a genuinely collaborative relationship,” said Gators Head Coach Tim Walton. “Our players know that Easton shares our goal of making it to Oklahoma City and winning a national championship every year. Easton’s dedication to our sport as a whole and commitment to our individual program’s success are embodied in every Easton innovation.”