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: Philip Florenzo
JERSEY NUMBER: 58
POSITION: Defensive End/Offensive Line
HOW MANY TURKEY BOWLS HAVE YOU PLAYED IN BEFORE 2019: 2
FAVORITE PRO/COLLEGE TEAM: Ravens
FAVORITE SPORTS (OTHER THAN FOOTBALL): Lacrosse
FAVORITE THING ABOUT LOYOLA: Tradition
FAVORITE THANKSGIVING FOOD: Mashed Potatoes
FAVORITE MOVIE: Borat
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STUDY IN COLLEGE: Engineering
SOMETHING NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU: I am the youngest of 4.
ROLE MODEL & WHY: Parents because they always push me to do my best.