2014 Goal Club Hall of Fame Class and Golf Outing
Courtesy: ICGaels.com  
Release: Tuesday 04/15/2014

NEW ROCHELLE, NY - The Iona College Athletics Department will host the 33rd Annual Goal Club Hall of Fame Golf Outing on Monday, June 2, 2014, at the Wykagyl Country Club in New Rochelle. The 2014 Goal Club Hall of Fame inductees include: Harold G. Crocker ’94, Richard Kiplagat ’06, Kristie Przekota ’01, Kevin F. Vesey ’82, and Alan F. Zoccolillo.

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Goal Club Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Harold G. Crocker ’94

  • Served as head football coach for 13 seasons from 1985-1997.
  • Led the Gaels to their first MAAC Football League Championship in 1993, posting a 9-1 record during the regular season before appearing in the ECAC Bowl.
  • Iona's nine wins in 1993 matched the program record and is the school record during the varsity era.
  • Also oversaw an 8-2 season in 1989 and 7-2-1 in 1991.
  • Coached Goal Club Hall of Famers Kyle Flood, Tom Proudian, and John Schachinger. Flood is the current head coach at Rutgers University and Proudian and Schachinger are one of the top offensive and defensive players respectively in program history.

Richard Kiplagat ’06

  • One of the most decorated cross country / track & field athletes in program history.
  • A 10-time All-American including three in cross country, five in indoor track and three in outdoor track.
  • In 2005, he finished second at the NCAA Cross Country Championship, the highest finish in school history.
  • Finished second in the 2006 indoor 5,000-meter and third in the 2003 outdoor 5,000-meter events.
  • Won all nine career MAAC Championship events he participated in and was a six-time IC4A Champion
  • Upon graduation held Iona records in the indoor mile, 3k and 5k and outdoor 5k events and ran the fourth fastest time in the history of Van Cortlandt Park in an 8k cross country event.

Alan F. Zoccolillo

  • Served at the helm of baseball team for the 18 years from 1988-2005.
  • Posted 378 victories for the Maroon & Gold and 206 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action.
  • Led the Gaels to a berth in the MAAC Tournament for seven straight seasons from 1994-2000.
  • In 25 seasons as an NCAA head coach, his teams reached the 20-win plateau on 19 occasions.
  • In 2000, guided the Gaels to school records in wins (31) and MAAC wins (22)
  • In 1992, guided Iona to its first-ever MAAC baseball championship and a trip to the ECAC Finals.

Kristie Przekota ’01

  • One of the top women's water polo players in school history
  • Amassed 247 points with 142 goals and 105 assists and was the first player in program history to record both 100+ goals and 100+ assists
  • Upon completion of her career, she was the all-time leader in goals, assists, points, steals and ejections drawn and still ranks in top 10 of all categories despite playing in just 72 career games.
  • Currently ranks second all-time in points per game with an average of 3.43 ppg.
  • Sister of current water polo head coach Brian Kelly '94

Kevin F. Vesey ’82

  • Was selected to be a part of the Goal Club Hall of Fame Class of 2013 but was unable attend induction ceremony
  • A key member of the Iona men's basketball team during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
  • Ranks fourth in school history with 184 blocks.
  • Shot over 50.0% from the field all four seasons in Maroon & Gold, including a career best 55.5% during the 1979-80 season.
  • Was a member of the 1977-78 team that held the school record for points per game and appeared in back-to-back NCAA Tournaments in 1979 and 1980.
  • Became the fourth player in Iona history to be selected in the NBA Draft when he was selected in the seventh round by the Atlanta Hawks with the 144th pick in the 1981 NBA Draft.

In addition to this year’s Hall of Fame inductees, Iona College Athletics is proud to announce once again the inclusion of the Donald E. Walsh '66 Award to the Goal Club Hall of Fame Golf Outing. We are honored to announce that this year’s award will be presented to Br. J. Kevin Devlin ‘61. The award is given each year to a person who has demonstrated loyal support and service to Iona College Athletics through exceptional volunteerism. Br. Devlin has been the moderator for the men’s basketball program for nine years. He previously served as the moderator for the football team for many years. Br. Devlin has long been a tremendous friend and advocate for the Iona College Athletics Department; always willing to lend his guidance and support to all of Iona College’s student-athletes, coaches and staff.

Such a special day not only derives from the superb landscape and challenging course of Wykagyl Country Club, but also an entertaining evening with alumni, friends, and fans of intercollegiate athletics. Organize your best foursome and join us on Monday, June 2 for an exciting day of golf!

Not a golfer? Join us in support of those being honored by reserving a place in the main dining room, as well as for cocktails on the Upper Terrace overlooking the beautiful back nine starting at 6:00 pm.

Several sponsorship opportunities are available. Please scroll below for a complete compilation of these options. A point of emphasis for this year’s outing will be to enhance sponsorship exposure and to give the entire day a feeling unique to an Iona College Athletics’ event. All proceeds go directly towards ensuring the continued success of the Maroon & Gold athletic programs, and the support is appreciated by all.

For questions, to sign up or for more information on sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Matt Glovaski
Senior Associate AD / External Affairs and Advancement
Iona College, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Office: (914) 633-2627
Fax: (914) 633-2662
mglovaski@iona.edu 

Tom Moran
Assistant AD / Marketing & Ticket Operations
Iona College, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Office: (914) 633-2491
Fax: (914) 633-2072
tmoran@iona.edu 

 2014 Iona College Goal Club Hall of Fame Golf Outing Golf Packages
Golf Package Package Cost Package Assets Include
Corporate Foursome $3,000 Preferred start time
Greens Fees
Cart & Caddie fees
Program sponsorship including hole and tee sign on course
Access to the driving range
Breakfast, Lunch, Cocktails & Dinner
Foursome $2,000 Greens Fees
Cart & Caddie fees
Access to the driving range
Breakfast, Lunch, Cocktails & Dinner
Individual Player $550 Includes all the benefits of our foursome package for the individual golfer
Cocktails & Dinner Only $250 Cocktails and dinner only
** Young alumni discount pricing availble: please inform us if you are a recent graduate

 2014 Iona College Goal Club Hall of Fame Golf Outing Sponsorship Opportunities
Package Package Cost Package Asset
Title Sponsor $10,000 One (1) premiere foursome, including breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour, and dinner
Company banner at registration and dinner
Recognition on sponsor banner
Tee box signage at one (1) hole
Company logo on all event marketing materials and onsite collateral
Full page ad in golf program
Verbal recognition as a major sponsor of the event
Dinner Sponsor $6,000 One (1) foursome, including breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour, and dinner
Company banner at dinner
Recognition on sponsor banner
Tee box signage at one (1) hole
Recognition as the dinner sponsor on event marketing materials
Verbal recognition as dinner sponsor at the event
Golf Ball Sponsor $5,000 One (1) foursome, including breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour, and dinner
Company logo on golf balls distributed to each golfer
Company banner at registration
Recognition on sponsor banner
Tee box signage at one (1) hole
Recognition as the golf ball sponsor in the event program
Golf Gift Sponsor $5,000 One (1) foursome, including breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour, and dinner
Company logo on golf hit distributed to each golfer
Company banner at registration
Recognition on sponsor banner
Tee box signage at one (1) hole
Recognition as the golf hat sponsor in the event program
Lunch Sponsor $5,000 One (1) foursome, including breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour, and dinner
Company banner at lunch
Recognition on sponsor banner
Recognition as lunch sponsor on event marketing materials
Verbal recognition as lunch sponsor at the event
Golf Cart Sponsor $5,000 One (1) foursome, including breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour, and dinner
Company banner on all golf carts utilized in outing
Recognition on sponsor banner
Tee box signage on one (1) hole
Cocktail Hour Sponsor $3,000 Company banner at cocktail hour
Recognition on sponsor banner
Recognition as cocktail hour sponsor on event marketing materials
Verbal recognition as cocktail hour sponsor at the event
Breakfast Sponsor $2,500 Company banner at breakfast
Recognition on sponsor banner
Recognition as breakfast sponsor on event marketing materials
Verbal recognition as breakfast sponsor at the event
Beer Cart Sponsor $2,500 Company banner on beer cart
Recognition on sponsor banner
Tee box signage on one (1) hole
19th Hole Sponsor $2,500 Company signage at the 19th hole location
Recognition on sponsor banner
Recognition as 19th hole sponsor on event marketing materials
Putting Green Sponsor $2,500 Company signage at the putting green
Recognition on sponsor banner
Recognition as putting green sponsor on event marketing materials
Driving Range Sponsor $2,500 Company signage at the driving range
Recognition on sponsor banner
Recognition as driving range sponsor on event marketing materials
Hole Sponsor $1,000 Pin flag and Tee box signage on one (1) hole


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