Hawkeye seniors are celebrated during cold day at Kinnick
Written by Sarah McCarthy, Multimedia Journalist - email
IOWA CITY (KWWL) -
The Iowa Hawkeye football team celebrated the annual Senior Day at their game against the Michigan Wolverines. It was the coldest game day in Kinnick Stadium history but family members for 16 seniors braved the cold to support their players.
Parents were lined up in the tunnel at the stadium prior to the game. Minutes before kickoff they were marched to center field where their sons presented them with flowers.
The players that will leave the Hawkeyes at the end of the year, along with their hometown and positions, include:
Tanner Miller of Kalona, Iowa- Defensive back Don Shumpert of Saint Louis, Missouri - Wide receiver B.J. Lowery of Cincinnati, Ohio - Defensive back Christian Kirksey of Saint Louis, Missouri - Linebacker Jordan Cotton of Mount Pleasant, Iowa - Wide receiver Anthony Hitchens of Lorain, Ohio - Linebacker Gavin Smith of North Liberty, Iowa - Defensive back James Morris of Solon, Iowa - Linebacker Drew Clark of Marion, Iowa - Offensive lineman Conor Boffeli of West Des Moines, Iowa - Offensive lineman Casey Kreiter of Dewitt, Iowa - Long snapper Brett Van Sloten of Decorah, Iowa - Offensive lineman Nolan MacMillan of Toronto, Ontario - Offensive lineman Dominic Alvis of Logan, Iowa - Defensive lineman C.J. Fiedorowicz of Johnsburg, Illinois - Tight end Mike Meyer of Dubuque, Iowa - Kicker
Parents wore jerseys with their player's name and number printed on it.
The day is an annual tradition for the football program.
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