Kara & Drew in Gold Hill, CO
Even though they never spoke, Drew scored big points with Kara at a University of Michigan football game. Drew and Kara sat next to each other with a group of friends, and though they were never properly introduced, they did share a solid high-five after a Wolverine touchdown.
The Bride Kara Franke, 27, scientist
The Groom Drew Vankat, 29, policy analyst
The Date September 13
“About a month after the football game, I still thought about him,” said Kara. So she invited herself to tag along with friends attending a party at Drew’s house. The two struck up a conversation that night and have been together ever since. They dated for two-and-a-half years and had even moved to Boulder together. One day, they decided to hike the Flatirons. Drew reached in his backpack, pulled out a lovely wooden jewelry box, and proposed.
- Carrie Chambers