New site allows fans to support her and other athletes
Chicago, IL, August 10, 2022 – Marengo resident and University of Illinois volleyball outside hitter Raina Terry, has jumped into the NIL space by officially signing a ‘name, image, likeness’ (NIL) deal with NextName. NextName offers fans the opportunity to support her through the sale of her personal digital collectibles, also known as non-fungible tokens (NFT). The collectibles are robust media file with images, music, school logo, and playing statistics. Terry directly receives the majority of proceeds from the sale of her digital collectibles.
NextName is excited to welcome Terry to the platform and invites fans to show their support by purchasing her digital collectibles here:
Raina is from Marengo, Ohio, where she was a three-time Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association (OHSVCA) First-Team All-Ohio selection. Her contribution to the Fighting Illini has been significant on every front, leading the team with 210 kills as a freshman, and equally impressive statistics in service aces, digs, blocks, and assists. As a sophomore she started in all 34 matches of the season, playing in all 127 sets – only
one of two players to do both on the team. Her performance accolades continue to grow, leading the team with 441 kills for the season, as well as earning Academic All-Big Ten honors.
NextName is a platform designed to support college athletes and teams through the sale of digital collectibles. With just a few clicks, fans can purchase collectibles bearing the name, image, and likeness (NIL) of their favorites. In doing so, NextName provides fans an opportunity to help student-athletes maximize their personal band and share in the success of college athletics. Following the initial University of Illinois launch, NextName plans to expand its digital collectibles platform to include athletes and universities across the country.
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Contact: Ann Pitcher