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Inside the Locker Room Returns To Orinda

Fans can meet numerous Cal coaches and student-athletes
By Cal Athletics on Sun, February 16, 2014

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Golden Bear fans are invited to come to Orinda Theatre Square once again on Monday, Feb. 17, for the third of four special editions of Cal’s weekly radio show, Inside the Locker Room, where they will have the opportunity to meet a number of coaches and student-athletes. The other remaining scheduled date in Orinda is March 3. Inside the Locker Room runs from 7-8 p.m. each Monday and can be heard live on KGO Radio 810 AM and online on TuneIn.

Orinda Theatre Square, just off Highway 24 east of the Caldecott Tunnel, features casual, yet upscale dining with a menu for every taste, as well as an eclectic blend of boutiques and health and beauty services. Fans can also check out all the latest movie releases at an iconic Bay Area theater. Some of the featured restaurants in the square include Piccolo Napoli, Serika Japanese Restaurant, Shelby’s Restaurant, Barbacoa Mexican Comfort Food, Table 24 Neighborhood Comfort Food and Lava Pit Hawaiian Grill.

The Inside the Locker Room set for the Orinda appearances will be near Barbacoa Mexican Comfort Food. Fans are encouraged to make reservations ahead of time and reference “Inside the Locker Room” when making their reservation. Parking is available at the underground garage beneath the square.

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For the Feb. 17 show, guests include basketball head coaches Mike Montgomery and Lindsay Gottlieb, as well as rugby head coach Jack Clark and men’s swimming and diving head coach Dave Durden. In addition, numerous student-athletes will be in attendance at the event.

Montgomery and the men's basketball team picked up two big wins at Washington State and Washington this past weekend. The Bears are currently tied for the third in the Pac-12, two games out of first. Cal returns to Berkeley this week to face in-state rivals UCLA and USC. The Bears meet the Bruins first on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at Haas Pavilion. The game will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Networks. On Sunday, Feb. 23, Cal will face USC at 5 p.m. on FOX Sports 1. All Cal men's basketball games can be heard on KGO Radio 810 AM or online on TuneIn.

Gottlieb and the 21st-ranked women's basketball team are on a four-game winning streak after picking up wins over Arizona and Arizona State last weekend. With two weeks remaining before the Pac-12 Tournament, Cal heads to Los Angeles this week to face UCLA and USC. The Bears will meet the Bruins first on Friday, Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. Cal will then face USC on Sunday, Feb. 23, at noon. Both contests can be seen on the Pac-12 Networks.

Clark and the second-ranked Cal rugby team are 8-0 thus far in the 15s portion of the schedule, including a 33-24 victory over British Columbia in the Bears’ most-recent game on Feb. 15. Cal is in the midst of a three-game homestand with tilts against Santa Clara (Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m.) and UCLA (Feb. 22, 3 p.m.) remaining in the homestand.

Durden and the second-ranked Bears have won their last four dual meets, including a win over USC in their most-recent contest. Cal is preparing to take on Stanford across the Bay on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. The meet will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Networks.  

Guests for future Inside the Locker Room shows will be announced as they are finalized.

Hosted by Todd McKim, Inside the Locker Room features guests from throughout Cal Athletics and airs through mid-April. During the winter months, listeners can expect to hear from Montgomery and Gottlieb each week. In addition, student-athletes and coaches from Cal’s Olympic sports and others with Golden Bear ties will make regular appearances.

Fans can submit questions for any of the guests through Twitter by using the hashtag #LockerRoomLive


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