We are please to present the 2022 Colavita Women's Cycling Team.
A collection of elite athletes all with the drive and determination to be the best.

Roster: Ali Lecraw Smith, Christine Gokey Smith, Tina Pic, Erica Zeveta, Anna Christian, Brittany Paffrey, Shannon Koch.


“We are thrilled to co-sponsor this talented group of female athletes along with Colavita,”

- Mike Apostal, CEO of Factor


Colavita, a trusted family brand offering the widest selection of fine Italian products in the United States and Factor, America’s number one ready-to-eat meal delivery service, announced that they are joining forces to co-sponsor the longest running women’s professional cycling team in the country: Team Colavita/Factor. This dynamic group of cyclists has consistently ranked among the top 10 US teams and has served as a stepping-stone for many Olympians and national champions. Both Colavita and Factor are passionate about healthy and active living and are dedicated to fueling athletes and consumers alike with nutritious wholesome foods.

The co-title sponsorship allows Colavita to continue to support an organization of athletes that correlates to their mission of health and wellness, while offering its athletes a convenient on the go option that doesn’t sacrifice nutrition and fuel. Colavita CEO, Giovanni Colavita shares, “We are excited to join forces with Factor! Their commitment to bringing nutritious, convenient meal solutions complements Colavita’s wholesome pantry staples. By joining forces, we are providing our athletes with healthy solutions at home and on the go! Together, we will fuel the team to success.”

“We are thrilled to co-sponsor this talented group of female athletes along with Colavita,” said Mike Apostal, CEO of Factor. “Factor’s dietician-approved meals support active lifestyles by offering balanced meals and delicious flavors that are ready from the microwave in two minutes. This season we are proud to fuel the team’s performance and help take the stress out of meal planning for our cyclists while on the road!"

The 2022 cycling season officially begins April 9th, 2022 and Team Colavita/Factor is excited to bring fans along for the ride! Fans across the world can also enjoy their favorite pre and post-ride dishes and learn nutritional tips from Team Colavita/Factor members.