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David Logan served as Dean at Roger Williams School of Law from 2003 to 2014, making him one of the nation's longest-serving law deans. In 2014, he returned to full-time teaching and research.

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Mighty Quahogs, Old and New, Compete at UVA

Posted by David Logan on 05/09/2014 at 11:20 AM

The Mighty Quahogs Softball Team has become a tradition at RWU law, playing not just in New England, but also at the national tournament held at the University of Virginia each year.




The trip to Charlottesville has a special place in my heart because I am a graduate of UVA, and it was my class that began what has now mushroomed into a huge event, with teams of law students from up and down the east coast competing (and raising money for good causes with the registration fees). https://www.law.virginia.edu/html/news/2014_spr/softball.htm

But this year was even more special because we were able to send not just a team of current RWU students, but also a team of alum Quahogs, in honor of our 20th anniversary as a law school. The current team (Young ‘Hogs) made it through pool play.   (Win 21-2 vs. Fordham, Win 11-7 vs. NYU, Loss 9-1 vs. UVA Gray (alumni)), while the alums (Ol ‘Hogs) also had some success, after “shaking off the rust,” losing to Columbia and UVA Blue, but beating Washington & Lee and Boston College.

Here is a picture of both teams (alums in gray - how fitting!) and then a picture of just the Old Timers.

Back row (Left to Right): Tom Pagliarini (3L), far right Rob Elko (2L)

Middle Row (L to R): Ron Bathrick (3L), Mike Burke (2L), Danny Hopkins (2L), Justin Monti (2L), Tim Conway (3L)

Front Row (L to R): Justin Valle (3L), Tom Moran (3L), Tom Cribbin (3L), Pat Nemes (3L)

Back Row (Left to Right): Tim Grimes (’12), Chris Smith (’07), Joe Carnevale (’13), Greg Hoffman (’13), Mark Hudson (’07), Dylan Owens (’13), Josh Glass (’07), Matt Marin (’08)

Front Row (Left to Right): Will Yost (’13), Kevin O’Keefe (’07), Ricky Murray (’07), Rob Humm (’08)