'The Bachelorette' introduces Katie Thurston's suitors

May 18 (UPI) -- The Bachelorette Season 17 will feature 29 suitors vying for Katie Thurston's heart.

ABC confirmed Tuesday that 29 contestants and one mystery suitor will appear in the new season.


Thurston's suitors include Andrew Spencer, a professional football player, Connor Brennan, a math teacher, Gabriel Everett, an entrepreneur, and Landon Goesling, a basketball coach.

In a teaser, Thurston is seen meeting the men and making out with some of the contestants.

ABC shared fun facts about the contestants in a Facebook post Monday.

Thurston, a bank marketing manager, came to fame as a contestant in Matt James' season of The Bachelor. She was announced as the next Bachelorette during the Bachelor Season 25 After the Final Rose special.

The Bachelorette Season 17 will premiere June 7 at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC. The premiere episode will feature Bachelor alums Kaitlyn Bristowe and Tayshia Adams as mentors.

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