January 16, 2012

Quinnipiac Head Baseball Coach Dan Gooley To Be Featured On AM 1220 WQUN On Tuesday, Jan. 17

AM 1220 WQUN

Quinnipiac head baseball coach Dan "Skip" Gooley will be a guest on AM 1220 WQUN on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 8:45 a.m. with Ray Andrewsen.

Bobcat fans can hear the interview by tuning their AM dial to AM 1220 WQUN, the flagship station of Quinnipiac University. The popular morning show can also be heard by clicking the link above. iPhone users can also access the audio by downloading the Quinnipiac Athletics app. It is also available on the SHOUTcast and TuneIn Radio apps.Gooley will be the honored guest at the West Haven Twilight League’s 3rd Annual Hot Stove Luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 12 p.m. at the West River Hall in West Haven, Conn. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling 203-671-0325.

Featured speakers at the event will be former Major League Baseball broadcaster ESPN SportsCenter anchor George Grande; legendary University of New Haven head baseball coach, and Quinnipiac Hall of Famer, Frank Veiera; Rich Marazzi, acclaimed baseball author and rules consultant for the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros and Arizoa Diamondbacks; and Vice President of Operations for Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment, and former general manager of the New Haven Ravens, Bridgeport Bluefish and Connecticut Defenders Charlie Dowd.
 
The honor is the latest in many for Gooley, who most recently was chosen as an Elm City Legend in 2009 by the March of Dimes, and organization that has also honored Quinnipiac head men’s ice hockey coach Rand Pecknold, men’s basketball assistant coach and former NBA and UConn stand-out Scott Burrell, as well as Grande, also a member of Quinnipiac’s Athletic Advisory Committee.
 
Gooley was also inducted into the Quinnipiac Athletic Hall of Fame in 1983. One of four coaches in Quinnipiac Athletics history to reach the 300-win mark, Gooley currently sits at 395 wins at Quinnipiac, and 496 all-time including a stint at University of Hartford, and will become just the second coach in the school’s history, after legendary coach and athletic director Burt Kahn, to reach 400 wins.