Neal Rozendaal is a lifelong Iowa fan and an expert on Hawkeye sports history. He has written three books on the Iowa Hawkeyes, including the complete biography of Fred "Duke" Slater, a genuine African-American pioneer in the fields of football and law. (For more information about Duke Slater, please visit DukeSlater.com.)
Rozendaal graduated from the University of Iowa in 2002 with degrees in economics, statistics, and political science. He follows the Washington Nationals and Washington Bullets (they'll always be the Bullets to him) when he's not cheering for the Hawkeyes.
Rozendaal is also the foremost expert on the sport of women's football and authored a comprehensive encyclopedia of the sport in 2016. He serves as the Vice President of Communications for the D.C. Divas and won two national championships as a member of the team's front office in 2015 and 2016.
Neal Rozendaal is currently an economist with the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, DC, and resides in Germantown, Maryland. He lives with his wife Ashley, their three-year-old daughter Magnolia, and their newborn son Kinnick. For more information about the author, please visit his website, NealRozendaal.com.