On This Day in History | 1983

B Tennis 1983
The ’83 boys’ tennis squad

On this day 35 years ago, the boys’ tennis team won a fourth consecutive League Championship with a 7-0 win over Mercy.

Matt Tubbs (6-3, 6-2), Ed Lin (forfeit), Paul Bastin (forfeit), and Mike Strasberg (forfeit) swept the singles matches while Kris Chvatal and Pat Nolan (3-6, 6-2, 6-4), Jim Storey and Don Storey (forfeit), and Chris Levy and Mike Esser (forfeit) earned doubles wins over the Monarchs.

The Shrikes went 14-3 that season, despite losing the core of the previous year’s championship team to graduation. Greg Fitzpatrick won the Conference IV singles title while the team made it to the second round of the Suffolk County tournament.



April 12@ Port Jeff*L 3-4
April 13@ SoutholdW 6-1
April 15@ Shoreham-Wading River*L 1-6
April 18MercyW 6-1
April 22La SalleW 5-2
April 25@ SouthamptonW 5-2
April 28@ Shoreham-Wading River*W 5-2
April 29@ East Hampton*W 4-3
May 3SoutholdW 7-0
May 5MattituckW 5-2
May 6Miller Place*W 7-0
May 7St. Paul’s*W 7-0
May 9@ MattituckW 6-1
May 11SouthamptonW 7-0
May 12Kings Park*W 4-3
May 13@ MercyW 7-0
May 17Westhampton Beach*L 3-4



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