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“Car Wash Convos™” Season 2 Finale Features Texas Track and Field Shot Putter Marilyn Nwora

Marilyn Nwora, ZIPS Car Wash Convos

Austin, TX – (April 30, 2024)— That’s a wrap for Season 2 of ZIPS “Car Wash Convos™” with the season finale released today, featuring Texas Longhorns Women’s Track and Field Shot Putter, Marilyn Nwora. Marilyn rides shotgun and is interviewed by Texas alum and Car Wash Convos™ host, Ray Villareal, during a car wash at ZIPS in Dripping Springs. In her interview, she teaches Ray how to Dougie, shares her love for baking, her favorite movie and more.

 “Marilyn’s episode is such a fun finale for Season 2 that truly represents the authenticity of our approach to NIL through this unique series,” said Rebecca Latacz, Chief Marketing Officer, ZIPS Car Wash. “We are so proud to have been given the opportunity to support 22 male and female student athletes this year. We hope their Car Wash Convos experience allowed each of them to discover something new about themselves, as we certainly were able to see a different side of each of their personalities through our series,” she added.

Marilyn’s accomplishments in track & field speak for themselves, as she has been named 2024 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, USTFCCCA, Indoor Second Team All-American (Shot Put), 2023 USTFCCCA Outdoor and Indoor Second Team All-American (Shot Put), 2022 USTFCCCA Second Team All-American (Shot Put), and 2022 Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

“Ray and I had a great time filming Car Wash Convos and I’m honored to be a part of such a unique approach to NIL to allow Longhorn Nation to see another side of my personality,” said Marilyn Nwora.

Car Wash Convos™ is a collaboration between ZIPS, Learfield – the media and technology company powering college sports and The University of Texas multimedia rights holder – and NIL marketplace leader Opendorse.  Season 2 featured 22 male and female student-athletes from six universities and each episode gave fans a glimpse into student-athletes’ likes and dislikes, their opinions on local fare, life on the practice field, their favorite pastimes and more.

ZIPS celebrates its sponsorship with Texas Athletics every week with Longhorns $10 Tuesdays, with a Pro Wash for just $10 every Tuesday, across the state of Texas at over 30 ZIPS Car Wash locations. Select “enter wash code” when you arrive and input code “2023” to get a Pro Wash for just $10 every week at participating locations.

Texas fans can customize their car wash experience in the new ZIPS mobile app. Visit the App Store or Google Play from your mobile device and search ‘ZIPS Car Wash’ to start earning wash rewards and app-only deals. Plus, win big with a free wash just for downloading the app.

About ZIPS Car Wash

ZIPS Car Wash, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the largest privately held car wash operator nationwide, operating more than 280 locations across 25 states under three brands: ZIPS Car Wash, Rocket Express Car Wash, and Jet Brite Car Wash. With 20 years of car washing experience, ZIPS prides itself on providing the highest quality express tunnel car wash in the industry.  ZIPS uses the latest industry technology to provide a clean, dry, and shiny vehicle and exceptional customer experiences every day.  The ZIPS team aims to positively impact the communities we live and serve in. To learn more visit

About Learfield

Learfield is a diversified and influential media and technology company powering college athletics. Through its digital and physical platforms, Learfield owns and leverages a deep data set and relationships in the industry to drive revenue, growth, brand awareness, and fan engagement for brands, sports, and entertainment properties. With ties to over 1,200 collegiate institutions and over 15,000 local and national brand partners, Learfield’s presence in college sports and live events delivers influence and maximizes reach to target audiences. With solutions for a 365-day, 24/7 fan experience, Learfield enables schools and brands to connect with fans through licensed merchandise, game ticketing, donor identification for athletic programs, exclusive custom content, innovative marketing initiatives, NIL solutions, and advanced digital platforms. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed Learfield Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.