HOW WE MET
We met during our sophomore year at Loyola University Maryland. We became friends during a charity soccer tournament and started dating in October of our junior year.
HOW THEY ASKED
The proposal happened in April in Patterson Park, the park right next to our house where we go 3 times a day for walks with our dog, Penny. It’s one of our favorite places in Baltimore, and it’s always felt like our spot, but now it really is! The proposal was simple and close to home – very us. As we were walking Penny, Drew got down on one knee (or more like did a quick lunge) in front of the pond, and Tory said yes immediately. Drew had planned the day for weeks, so Tory’s family kept her occupied all morning, and Drew’s family drove down from New Jersey for the weekend. All of our friends were in on it, too, so the girls were texting Tory to make fake plans for the evening so that she wouldn’t suspect a thing. When Drew proposed, his siblings and Tory’s twin sister took photos from across the pond and surprised Tory afterwards. Then we headed to dinner with both of our families and met our friends for cocktails afterward to celebrate the start of our engagement. It was one of the best days of our lives!