Syracuse University athlete Girard joins Team Dunkin’s expanded roster of 31 student-athletes nationwide

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. – Dunkin’ today announced a special treat for fans of Syracuse University basketball player and Glens Falls native Joseph Girard III. Girard has joined Team Dunkin’, the brand’s recruiting class of 31 exceptional student-athletes from colleges and universities nationwide, and Dunkin’ is celebrating by showcasing his favorite order at Syracuse-area restaurants: a medium hot chocolate.A standout two-sport athlete at Glens Falls High School, Girard is now playing his fourth season with the Syracuse Orange. Academically, Girard was named to the 2021 Fall and 2022 Spring Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. He leads the team in scoring this season, averaging 17.2 points per game.

As part of Dunkin’s collegiate name, image and likeness (NIL) partnerships, Girard and his fellow student-athletes, representing 13 teams from colleges and universities all over the country, will be sharing their experiences across social media and enjoying exclusive Team Dunkin’ merch to sport on and off the field.

Team Dunkin’s class of 2023 also includes upstate New York college sports stars Andrew Platek of the Siena College Men’s Basketball Team; Julianna Beaulieu of the Utica University Women’s Soccer Team; and Anna Sprys of the Binghamton University Women’s Volleyball Team.

The newest Team Dunkin’ class has grown from the first two student-athletes announced in February 2022 to a roster of 31 student-athletes and counting, along with the entire women’s Northwestern University field hockey team.

These powerhouse athletes, like so many college students, run on Dunkin’, and Dunkin’ is here to energize a growing roster of students through wins, losses and the daily grind of being a college athlete. Follow Girard’s journey as a Team Dunkin’ athlete on Instagram and TikTok at @jg3____.


About Dunkin’

Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced regular/decaf/flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 15 years running. The company has more than 12,600 franchised restaurants in 40 countries worldwide. Dunkin’ is part of the Inspire Brands family of restaurants. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

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