Rich Gallogly '76

RICH GALLOGLY ’76 

 

Rich Gallogly is the most prolific scorer in the history of Wesleyan men’s ice hockey.  In the 87 games of his four seasons, Rich registered 202 career points, still a program record. His 122 career goals also represent a program standard. Similarly, he established the record for points in a season (twice) with 59 points during both his sophomore (34-25-59) and junior (37-22-59) years.  His 37-goals in the 1974-75 season also remain a record, securing his place atop all-time seasonal and career lists for goals and points.


Rich was a senior co-captain and part of Wesleyan’s renowned “TAG” line with Dave Terrie ’76 and Tom Army ’76. The three classmates combined for 452 career points.   Rich earned ECAC Division III all-star honors three times, and was the ECAC Division III Player of the Year in 1975-76.  He helped the Cardinals to a berth in the first ECAC Division III Championship game vs. Worcester St. following the 1973-74 season.  Wesleyan made another playoff appearance in 1974-75.


Rich came to Wesleyan from LaSalle Academy in Providence where he twice earned all-state honors in ice hockey and was a member of a state champion tennis team, LaSalle nominated him for the Providence Journal’s Scholar-Athlete Award.


Following Wesleyan Rich ran a federal community block grant program in Canton, Conn. for five years before entering Boston College Law School.  After earning his J.D. degree cum laude in 1987, he joined the firm of Rackemann, Sawyer and Brewster in Boston, Mass., specializing in land use and real estate.