Bride, Seahawks fan plans Super Bowl wedding

By Patrick Santomauro, Producer, psantomauro@wkmg.com
Published On: Jan 24 2014 07:58:12 AM EST
Updated On: Jan 24 2014 08:19:13 AM EST
RENTON, Wash. -

A bride-to-be is making adjustments to her wedding after realizing she'll be saying "I do" when her favorite team plays in the Super Bowl.

Shawna Cook and her husband chose February 2 as their wedding date months before the NFL playoffs.

"I thought, '2-2, that's easy enough for my fiance to remember,'" Cook told KING-TV.

As her favorite team -- the Seattle Seahawks -- prepared for their NFC Championship battle against the rival San Francisco 49ers, Cook realized she was four quarters away from a "super" problem. Sure enough, the Seahawks won, leaving Cook to make last-second adjustments.

"I'm fourth-generation Washingtonian," Cook told KING-TV. "It's thick in my veins: blue and green, from the Mariners to the Seahawks."

Cook says her guests started messaging her when the Seahawks earned a bid into Super Bowl XLVIII.

"All of my cousins who are coming said, 'There better be a big screen there,'" Cook told KING-TV.

Super Bowl XLVIII kicks off at 3:30 p.m. on the west coast. Cook's wedding starts at 4 p.m.

Cook says there will be a 60-inch television set up for Seahawks fans.

"As soon as the ceremony is over, it is going to be Seahawks central for the next hour and a half," Cook said.

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