Inside the Locker Room Returns To Orinda

Fans can meet numerous Cal coaches and student-athletes
By Cal Athletics on Wed, January 29, 2014

Golden Bear fans are invited to come to Orinda Theatre Square on Monday, Feb. 3, for the second 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 two scheduled dates in Orinda are Feb. 17 and 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.

For more information on Orinda Theatre Square, please click here 

For the Feb. 3 show, guests include basketball head coaches Mike Montgomery and Lindsay Gottlieb, as well as baseball head coach David Esquer and softball head coach Diane Ninemire. In addition, numerous student-athletes will be on the radio show and in attendance at the event.

Montgomery and the men’s basketball team are fresh off knocking off No. 1 Arizona last Saturday in a thrilling 60-58 victory. It was the Bears' first victory over the top team in the nation since 1994. Cal will remain in Berkeley this week to face Stanford on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. at Haas Pavilion. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.

The No. 19/21 women’s basketball team heads to Washington this week to face the Huskies and the Cougars. The Bears will face Washington first on Friday, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m. in Seattle, followed by a tilt with Washington State on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. in Pullman, Wash. Both games can be seen on the Pac-12 Networks.

Esquer and the Cal baseball team open the 2014 campaign by welcoming Texas to Evans Diamond for four games from Feb. 14-16, including a doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 15. Joining Esquer on radio will be infielder Mike Reuvekamp, an Orinda native who attended Miramonte High School. Cal baseball fans interested in the baseball camps should click here 

Ninemire and the Cal softball team will trek to Tempe, Ariz., for their season-opening tournament at the ASU Kajikawa Tournament from Feb. 7-9. The Bears will play four games in the three-day tournament against New Mexico, Creighton, Bradley and Portland State.

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

Hosted this week by Eddy Kleinhans and Matt Foley, 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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