Calvert Hall and Loyola take the field at Towson’s Johnny Unitas Stadium on Thanksgiving for the Brooks Financial Group 100th Turkey Bowl. The game will be aired live on WMAR 2 News, our streaming platforms 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: Ryan Swartz
JERSEY NUMBER: 70
HOW MANY TURKEY BOWLS HAVE YOU PLAYED IN BEFORE 2019: 2
FAVORITE PRO/COLLEGE TEAM: Ravens, LSU
FAVORITE SPORTS (OTHER THAN FOOTBALL): Basketball
FAVORITE THING ABOUT CALVERT HALL: Brotherhood
FAVORITE THANKSGIVING FOOD: Turkey
FAVORITE MOVIE: Remember The Titans
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STUDY IN COLLEGE: Sports Medicine
SOMETHING NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU: I wear contacts
ROLE MODEL & WHY: Dad, he teaches me life lessons every day