The Hope Football Team Visited Queretaro, Mexico
to play in the "Friendship Game" on Saturday, June 17, 2000
The team toured the central city of Queretaro.
Photo left: Hope staff members toured a historic 16th century church in Quretaro; photo right: Player Pat Warren made an instant friend when he gave the young lad a "I Love Hope Football" sticker.
Photo left: A love for Hope College football is quickly spreading across Queretaro; photo right: The group is pictured in the center city of Queretaro.
The Flying Dutchmen conduct their first practice in
Queretaro, Mexico on a high school soccer field.
Photo left: Accompanying the team are Hope trainer Meg Abfall, Katie Whiting, Sheri Hartman and Richard Ray; photo right: Host Wilfrido Murrillo distributes game tickets to Queretaro high school students who came to watch the Dutchmen practice.
Photo left: New defensive coordinator Randy Moore runs the Dutchmen through a drill; photo right: Hope College representatives Richard Ray (team trainer) and Alfredo Gonzales (assistant provost) meet Queretaro medical director Sergio Parazua.
Photo left: Hope quarterback J.D. Graves is interviewed by a Queretaro television crew. Assistant Provost Alfredo Gonzales provides translation as Graves answers question in English from Spanish-speaking journalists; photo right: Heeding advice from health authorities, the Hope team is drinking only bottled water while in Mexico. Members of the Hope and Queretaro support staffs transfer water from large bottles to each player's bottle.
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