The STX Fortress 600 is known as one of the best elite level women's defensive lacrosse sticks in the country. The STX Fortress 600, with 10 degree technology, gives players a competitive advantage. STX came out with pockets so revolutionary that ball control, passing and shooting ability in the girls game actually got much faster. STX took the women's pocket and moved it up in the head, and the Fortress 600 is no exception. STX also widened the area towards the scoop and this allows defenders much easier handling of ground balls and clearing passes. This stick is designed to intercept passes, disrupt passing lanes, scoop and run. If you want the best ground ball scooping and handling head on the market, look no further.