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October 20, 2011

University of Maryland Partners with Wilson Soccer

[Chicago - October 2011]-  As the Official Match Ball of the NCAA Soccer Championships, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is proud to announce another new partnership as the Official Soccer Ball of 3x National Champions, University of Maryland Men's Soccer Team. The Terrapins are proving to everyone in NCAA Soccer that they are a force to be reckoned with by coming out strong with one of their best starts in 43 years. Maryland has a top-notch soccer program that demands a top-notch match ball only Wilson can provide. Sasho Cirovski, Head Coach of Maryland Men's Soccer, just achieved his 300th win at the start of this season. Coach Cirovski led Maryland to two championships and won't accept anything short of excellence from the game ball the Terrapins play with. It's Coach Cirovksi's demand for top quality performance that led him to choose the Wilson Forte FYbrid™ as the Official Soccer Ball of the University of Maryland.

In 2009, Wilson was named the Official Match Ball of the NCAA Soccer Championships, proving it to be the top brand in the world of collegiate soccer. Today, the Wilson Forte FYbrid™ is the 2011 Official Match Ball of the NCAA Soccer Championships and continues to win over the top collegiate coaches in the nation. When the best schools want to play with the best game ball, they choose Wilson. The Wilson Forte FYbrid™ is an unmatchable ball that's played by the most prominent schools, and in the most prestigious championship games in the country.

"We are thrilled that Coach Sasho Cirovski has chosen the Wilson Forte FYbrid™ as the Official Soccer Ball for the University of Maryland Men's Soccer Team", says Enrico DiMario, Business Manager for Wilson. "We are honored to partner with Coach Cirovski and the Terrapins as they tear up the season with unbeatable performance and compete to bring home a fourth national championship. We pride ourselves on making the absolute best soccer equipment and are determined to continually prove that Wilson is the top performing brand behind more winning moments than anyone else in soccer."

Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a division of Amer Sports, is the world's leading manufacturer of sports equipment, apparel and accessories. Through its dedication to creating products that enable athletes at every level to perform at their best, Wilson has earned its place as a leader in sporting goods for almost a century. The Wilson core categories include Baseball, Football, Basketball, Softball, Bats, Volleyball, Soccer, Youth Sports, Uniforms/Apparel, Golf, Footwear, and Racquet Sports (Tennis, Racquetball, Squash, Badminton and Platform Tennis).

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