Iowa Hawkeyes to Play in Pinstripe Bowl
The Iowa Hawkeyes football team will play in the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl.
The Hawkeyes (7-5, 4-5 in Big Ten) have accepted an invitation to play in this year's New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium (New York City). Their game is set for Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Iowa will face Boston College, kickoff is slated for 4:15 PM-CT. The game will be televised by ESPN.
The Pinstripe Bowl marks the first ever meeting between Iowa and Boston College. The Eagles are 7-5 overall this season, including a 4-4 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Hawkeyes are making their 31st bowl game appearance, and their first in New York. Iowa has posted a 14-15-1 record in 30 previous bowl games.
“Our football program and the University of Iowa are excited to be invited to participate at the Pinstripe Bowl,” said Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Athletics Director Chair Gary Barta. “The Yankee brand is world renowned, and Yankee Stadium is a must see bucket list item for most sports fans.”
Ticketmaster has tickets on-sale now. The University of Iowa Athletics Ticket Office is now accepting online bowl orders at hawkeyesports.com/tickets. Fans may also order tickets by calling 1-800-IAHAWKS Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Priority-point order deadline is Friday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m.