2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl
8th Pinstripe Bowl
1234 Total
Iowa 37710 27
Boston College 71003 20
DateDecember 27, 2017
Season2017
StadiumYankee Stadium
LocationBronx, New York, United States
MVPAkrum Wadley (RB, Iowa)[1]
RefereeTerry Leyden (Pac-12)
Attendance37,667
PayoutUS$4,100,000[2]
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
AnnouncersTV: Kevin Negandhi, Mack Brown, Booger McFarland, Jen Lada
Radio: Kevin Winter, Jack Ford, Paul Carcaterra
Pinstripe Bowl
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The 2017 Pinstripe Bowl was a bowl game, a post-season American college football event that was played on December 27, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in the New York City borough of the Bronx. The eighth edition of the Pinstripe Bowl featured the Boston College Eagles of the Atlantic Coast Conference against the Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big Ten Conference. It was one of the 2017–18 bowl games concluding the 2017 FBS football season. Sponsored by the New Era Cap Company, the game was officially known as the New Era Pinstripe Bowl.

The contest was televised on ESPN, with kickoff at 5:15 PM (EST)

Team selection

The game featured the Iowa Hawkeyes against the Boston College Eagles, the first meeting between the two. It was Boston College's second appearance in this bowl in four years and the first Pinstripe Bowl for Iowa. .

Iowa

See also: 2017 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

Boston College

See also: 2017 Boston College Eagles football team

Game summary

Scoring summary

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP Iowa BC
1 12:59 4 0 0:55 Iowa 24-yard field goal by Miguel Recinos 3 0
1 0:05 14 62 5:57 BC AJ Dillon 4-yard touchdown run, Colton Lichtenburg kick good 3 7
2 13:18 4 16 1:47 Iowa Noah Fant 8-yard touchdown reception from Nate Stanley, Miguel Recinos kick good 10 7
2 9:35 7 69 3:43 BC Tommy Sweeney 39-yard touchdown reception from Darius Wade, Colton Lichtenburg kick good 10 14
2 1:29 7 84 3:30 BC 30-yard field goal by Colton Lichtenburg 10 17
3 7:11 7 58 3:31 Iowa Akrum Wadley 5-yard touchdown run, Miguel Recinos kick good 17 17
4 11:32 10 55 4:38 Iowa 38-yard field goal by Miguel Recinos 20 17
4 8:09 7 55 3:23 BC 24-yard field goal by Colton Lichtenburg 20 20
4 3:09 3 45 1:13 Iowa Drake Kulick 1-yard touchdown run, Miguel Recinos kick good 27 20
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 27 20

Statistics

1 2 3 4 Total
Hawkeyes 3 7 7 10 27
Eagles 7 10 0 3 20
Statistics Iowa BC
First downs 13 16
Plays–yards 54–200 70–383
Rushes–yards 39–101 43–175
Passing yards 99 208
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 8–15–0 16–27–2
Time of possession 27:25 32:35
Team Category Player Statistics
Iowa Passing Nate Stanley 8/15, 99 yds, 1 TD
Rushing Akrum Wadley 22 car, 88 yds, 1 TD
Receiving Nick Easley 1 rec, 32 yds
BC Passing Darius Wade 16/27, 208 yds, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing AJ Dillon 32 car, 157 yds, 1 TD
Receiving Tommy Sweeney 7 rec, 137 yds, 1 TD

References