Calvert Hall and Loyola take the field at Towson’s Johnny Unitas Stadium on Thanksgiving for the 99th Annual Turkey Bowl. The game will be aired live on WMAR 2 News and online at WMAR2News.com/Live and the WMAR Facebook page.
Prior to the game, WMAR 2 News Sports Reporter Shawn Stepner spoke with members of both teams to hear their thoughts on this holiday tradition and what it means to take part in this long-standing rivalry.
Below are survey answers from each player, sharing a little of their personalities and backstories.
NAME: Bennett Traurig
JERSEY NUMBER: 68
POSITION: OL, DL
HOW MANY TURKEY BOWLS HAVE YOU PLAYED IN BEFORE 2018: 3
FAVORITE PRO/COLLEGE TEAM: Ravens, Oregon
FAVORITE SPORTS (OTHER THAN FOOTBALL): Wrestling
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STUDY IN COLLEGE: Criminal Justice
FAVORITE THING ABOUT LOYOLA: Brotherhood
SOMETHING NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU: I love to fish
FAVORITE TYPE OF CANDY: Peanut M&M’s
FAVORITE MOVIE: Black Hawk Down
ROLE MODEL & WHY: Kyle Snyder because he’s got a great work ethic