July 14, 2010

NCAA Release

ST. LOUIS -- Worth Sports is pleased to announce it will continue its role as the Official Softball of NCAA Division I, II and III championships. The newly renewed contract will remain active through June 2013.

"Both Worth and the NCAA remain dedicated to providing collegiate student-athletes with the tools they need to succeed on the field," said Mike Thompson, Senior Vice-President, Marketing. "We truly value our long-standing partnership with the NCAA and look forward to bringing our latest product technologies and innovations to collegiate softball."

"Bringing Worth into the NCAA softball fold a number of years ago has proven to be an excellent decision for everyone so the NCAA is thrilled to extend our agreement and keep Worth on the field and in the hearts and minds of student-athletes and fans alike," said Peter Davis, Director of Corporate Alliances for the NCAA. "Worth has very positively impacted NCAA softball and we look forward to the opportunities that our partnership will continue to provide well into the future."

Worth, a Jarden Corp. brand, manufactures a complete line of NCAA softballs made to the highest industry controls for training, practice, and official game use. The official NCAA game ball, model NC12L, features a superior ProLeather cover creating better grip and control, patented raised seam technology for a long-lasting higher stitch, and C-LOKTM adhesive/moisture barrier technology, offering a longer lasting and more consistent COR.