Four more to join Athletic Hall of Fame
Salve Regina will induct four individuals into its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday, Oct. 4 as part of Fall Festival Weekend activities. The eighth hall of fame class includes John Gallogly ’98 (basketball, baseball and soccer), Michaela Giblin ’02 (field hockey and softball), Allegra Lovoy ’09 (basketball) and Rob Norton ’08 (tennis).
This year’s class will bring the total membership in the Athletic Hall of Fame to 34 outstanding athletes/administrators. Check out the previous hall of fame classes here: http://www.salveathletics.com/traditions/halloffame/index.
The annual induction dinner and ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 in Ochre Court. For more information, call the Office of Alumni/Parent Programs at (800) 821-2343.
John Gallogly ’98
The school’s male athlete of the year in 1997-1998, Gallogly led the nation in steals during his junior and senior seasons. As a freshman, he was a member of the first Salve Regina team to qualify for the NCAA Division III men’s basketball championships. Gallogly finished his basketball career with 1,133 points and left Salve Regina as the NCAA’s all-time steals leader (413). Only two others have passed that mark since 1998.
Michaela Giblin ’02
The school’s female athlete of the year in 2001-2002, Giblin was a key member of the 1999 softball squad that won the Commonwealth Coast Conference championship. She posted a school-record .495 batting average in 1999; her 28 stolen bases that season still stand as a school record. Giblin’s career batting average of .403 and stolen base total of 65 both rank No. 1 in the Seahawk record book. As a field hockey goalie, she ranks No. 1 all-time with 669 career saves, an .890 save percentage and 14 career shutouts.
Allegra Lovoy ’09
The school’s female athlete of the year in 2008-2009, Lovoy was the constant for two Commonwealth Coast Conference women’s basketball championships. Graduating with 1,309 career points, at the time the third-best mark in school history, she owns Salve Regina’s best-ever free throw percentage (.759). Lovoy produced a top 10 rebound total (665) while graduating as the all-time leader in assists (512). With the Seahawks seeded fifth for the conference championships in 2009, she led the team to three upset victories on the road scoring 28, 23 and 27 points while averaging more than eight rebounds per game.
Rob Norton ’08
A two-time male athlete of the year, Norton earned Commonwealth Coast Conference player of the year honors in men’s tennis three times. He led the Seahawks to four straight conference championships and earned two automatic bids to the NCAA Division III championships. Playing the top singles and doubles positions throughout his career, Norton posted the most singles victories (83) and doubles wins (58) all-time. He owns the top three single-season singles win totals as well as the top single-season doubles victories number.