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Honey Stinger Announces Fall NCAA College Hive Captains

September 13, 2022

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.(September 13, 2022) – Honey Stinger is excited to announce its new fall NCAA College Hive Captains.

The fall class of Hive Captains include Rutgers soccer player Riley Tiernan, Notre Dame football player?Chris Tyree, Temple basketball player Jalynn Holmes, and Auburn football player TJ Finley.

The College Hive is Honey Stinger’s Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) program for collegiate athletes that rolled out in the fall of 2021. The program follows the NCAA’s policy where athletes can benefit from their name, image, and likeness. The College Hive is a diverse group of motivated individuals that encourage others to pursue goals and wholeheartedly appreciate the fun and adventure of sports. It now has over 600 athletes and is continuing to grow.

"The College Hive is home to so many amazing young athletes," said Rich Thompson, CEO of Honey Stinger. "Our four captains are exceptional leaders in their communities, and we are proud to have them as part of the College Hive."

The four College Captains were selected in collaboration with Malka Sports. They will lead an effort to drive awareness through social media and encourage other athletes to join the program. Through the Hive Portal, college athletes can earn cash payments easily distributed through PayPal and Venmo, in addition to product and apparel rewards.

Honey Stinger is dedicated to delivering great-tasting, functional products, and credible resources to inspire and guide The Hive on its individual and collective mission.

In the Spring of 2023, Honey Stinger will add to the existing roster of captains by selecting athletes who are active members of the College Hive this fall semester.??Learn more about the College Hive program and apply here:?


About Honey Stinger
Fueling more than 700 professional teams and collegiate athletic programs as well as countless athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike, Honey Stinger makes great tasting, convenient, honey-powered sports nutrition to help athletes prepare, perform, and recover at their best. The company’s diverse product offering includes a variety of waffles, gels, chews, bars, hydration and more, providing natural, sustained energy for every endeavor. Based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado since 2001, Honey Stinger’s products can be found at top retailers including grocers, convenience stores, sports retailers and online at?

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