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: Kaire B. Umoja
JERSEY NUMBER: 2
HOW MANY TURKEY BOWLS HAVE YOU PLAYED IN BEFORE 2018: 2
FAVORITE PRO/COLLEGE TEAM: Alabama, Ravens
FAVORITE SPORTS (OTHER THAN FOOTBALL): Basketball
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STUDY IN COLLEGE: Architecture
FAVORITE THING ABOUT LOYOLA: Community
SOMETHING NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU: Heavily into art and pop culture
FAVORITE TYPE OF CANDY: Jolly Ranchers
FAVORITE MOVIE: Death Becomes Her
ROLE MODEL & WHY: Father, Roman Morris, Mike Savage. All three to me are successful men and inspire me to keep working hard and always try to be a better person.