Christine Rampone has been a spokesperson for Jersey Mike's since 2012, and now is taking the next step - franchise ownership.

Rampone and her husband, Chris, are opening two locations in Toms River. One locations is in Toms River Center on Route 37 and the other in the Commons at Hooper Shopping Center on Hooper Avenue. Both are expected to open for business in January.

Rampone said

Playing for so many years and winning so many medals and World Cups, it just felt like I was complete when I got the Jersey Mike's sponsorship and now being able to open some stores puts it to another level."

Christine Rampone was a soccer star at Point Pleasant High School and Monmouth University. She joined the U.S. women's team and played in the World Cup in 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2015, as well as the 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olympics. She is currently a defender for Sky Blue FC of the National Women's Soccer League.

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