October 30, 2009

Baseball, Men's and Women's Tennis Visit Fair Haven School

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Quinnipiac University baseball and tennis team's visited the Fair Haven School in New Haven, Conn. to read to several groups of young students. Quinnipiac assistant athletic director of academic support Lyneene Richardson coordinated the event, while tennis head coach Mike Quitko, baseball head coach Dan Gooley organized the Quinnipiac student-athletes for the trip.

For the tennis team, those student-athletes in attendance included: Carly Loewenstein, Ali Warshavsky. Sarah Viebrock, Rachel Cantor, Shawna Sarson, Garrett Lane and Charlie Feldman. For the baseball team, Ryan Ullrich, Mike Oskandy, Andrew Rinaldi and Mike Bartlett attended the event.

The trip to Fair Haven School was part of the Quinnipiac Athletics Positive Play initiative which encourages community involvement by Quinnipiac's student athletes. In the past, Quinnipiac student-athletes have visited elementary schools in Hamden, North Haven and New Haven in addition to trips to area hospitals and Boys & Girls Clubs. Quinnipiac also raised over $60,000 last year for various charities.