On this day 48 years ago, the wrestling squad won the Ivy League Championship. The win brought them their second title in three years, their seventh overall, and began a run of three straight championships between 1970 and 1972.
Here is the recap of the match from Newsday:
Stony Brook Ivy Champs
Ira Orchin of Poly Prep lost a 140-pound match–his first defeat in two years of wrestling–as Stony Brook edged Poly, 90-77, to win the Ivy Prep League Wrestling Championships at the Brooklyn school Saturday.
Doug Howard of Stony Brook was the 140-pounder who decisioned Orchin, 10-8. Other winners for Stony Brook included Norm Olley, 126 pounds; Bruce Councell, 133; and Rich Loos, 188.