The week in photos: Homecoming 2022

| Author: Aaron Mills

A look back at some of the best photos from homecoming weekend 2022, captured by the University Communications visual media team.

A group of children stand on the side of the road watching the marching band walk past.
I want candy: Children watch the CMU Marching Band march down Washington Street, (somewhat) patiently waiting for the next round of candy-tossing parade floats to come their way.
A female student wearing a sash reading
2022 Maroon Ambassador and head drum major Jordan Healey (center) leads a group down Washington Street during the homecoming parade.
Two teams of three people riding in cardboard canoes try to stay afloat in Rose Pond.
Sink or Swim: The goal of the annual cardboard boat race is to make it from one end of Rose Pond to the other the fastest - not to make it to the bottom of Rose Pond the fastest. Easier said than done.
A CMU student draped in a CMU flag has his back to the camera while raising his left arm in the air.
A student draped in a CMU flag walks to the tailgating area ahead of the homecoming game.
CMU's Homecoming Grand Marshals wave to the crowd while standing on the field inside Kelly/Shorts Stadium.
Homecoming Grand Marshals Marcy Weston, Margo Jonker, Cristy Freese, and Sue Guevara wave to the Kelly/Shorts Stadium crowd flanked by Amy Folan, Zyzelewski Family Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics (far left) and CMU President Bob Davies (far right).
The CMU Marching Band performs on the field inside Kelly/Shorts stadium.
The CMU Marching Band performs during the homecoming game.
A cheerleader completes a flip during the CMU homecoming football game.
Fire up flips: A CMU cheerleader shows off her aerial athleticism on the sidelines.
A CMU football player carries the football through a group of Ball State players.
Sophomore Lew Nichols breaks through the line as part of his team-high 97 rushing yards against Ball State. CMU would lose a heartbreaker on homecoming, 17-16.


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