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1 September 2016

NCAA Champion Syracuse leads with GreenFields TX™ Hockey Field

Syracuse University takes delivery of GreenFields TX field hockey turf system as it looks to continue the momentum from last year’s NCAA national Championship winning season.

The Champions The reigning women’s field hockey NCAA national champions chose GreenFields USA to renew and upgrade their field. GreenFields is the industry leader in field hockey with its GreenFields TX field hockey system. Across the world, GreenFields has installed over 200 field hockey fields. The head coach for Syracuse’s field hockey team reached out to GreenFields after experiencing GreenFields’ world class playing surface at the 2014 Field Hockey World Cup.

After their winning (21-1) 2015 season, Syracuse University wanted to upgrade their turf surface in order to further boost their competitive edge going into the 2016 season. By reviewing numerous options it became evident that GreenFields USA provided the superior product and field hockey experience that Syracuse was looking for. Head coach Ange Bradley said: “At the Hague over in Holland at the World Cup they did a fantastic job and it was a beautiful field. GreenFields did a great job!”

Champions field for a championship team
The new Coyne hockey field will be different from years past in numerous ways. The GreenFields TX system, paired with GreenFields Ecocept™-Sport base, is especially engineered for consistent ball control, lower bounce, higher speed, dimensional stability, reduced abrasiveness and increased water retention. There is no equal in the industry. “It’s really fast, the bounce is very natural and it suits our game with this really fast turf.” stated coach Bradley.

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NET Sports Group is responsible for the Syracuse installation. With over 16 years of experience in the industry, NET has installed many fields including Gillette Stadium, Michigan and Ohio State Football, Harvard Stadium and MIT. With their unparalleled experience in the region, NET was the best partner to install a the Syracuse field.

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