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Aust, DeCecco, to Represent the WPLL at the 2019 ESPY Awards

By Jon Bird, 07/10/19, 12:30PM EDT

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Pride Attacker Alex Aust Will Join Sports Biggest Stars at 2019 ESPY Awards

Pride attacker Alex Aust and WPLL SVP Rachael DeCecco will represent the WPLL at the 2019 ESPY Awards. Taking place at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California. the ESPYS are sports’ premier awards show—an event that brings together the entire professional sports community.

“We are so excited to attend this year’s ESPY Awards, as it is an opportunity to include lacrosse in the greater sports conversation,” explained WPLL SVP Rachael DeCecco. “In a landmark year for female athletes, we are excited to come together with so many other sports leaders who are fighting for women. It is an honor to stand side-by-side with such amazing athletes and ambassadors; we look forward to an incredible evening”

Of note, Aust and DeCecco are excited to see members of the 2019 US Women's Soccer National Team. Coming off of their incredible World Cup victory, the USWNT has united the entire country. Their drive, determination, and dedication to playing the game at the highest level, and showing just what women are capable of doing, is game changing.

Tune in to the WPLL's Instagram account, @prowomenslax, for an inside look behind the scenes. Watch the ESPYS at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

About the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League

Founded in 2017 by 4x All-American, and two-time World Champion Michele DeJuliis, the WPLL is a professional league made up of 125 of the top post-collegiate female lacrosse players in the world and a youth development league connecting with the top high school players in the country. For both our professional and our youth players, the WPLL prioritizes character development as a means to excel in life on and off the field. The WPLL uses lacrosse as a vehicle to provide girls with skills that allow them to not only become better athletes, but also grow into confident and brave women. Thanks to a partnership with ESPN, in 2019 fans can tune in to all regular season WPLL games on ESPN3 and the Championship on ESPNU. For more information, visit prowomenslax.com, and follow on social media:

Instagram: @prowomenslax

Twitter: @prowomenslax

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prowomenslax

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyr0EWTSb-yauUp155iTOig

ESPN media contact: Anna Negron at anna.m.negron@espn.com or 860-766-2233; @ItsAnnaNegron

WPLL Media Contact: Sam Jaffe at sam@prowomenslax.com