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On This Day in History | 1980

May 26, 2018
Whitney 1980 XC
Whitney at the Cross Country Nationals in San Diego in 1980

On this day 38 years ago, the girls’ track team clinched its first of six League Championships.

The Shrikes, led by All-American cross country runner, Laura Whitney, ran through League VII competition with a 5-0-1 record. The team would add League titles in 1985, 1987, 1993, 1994, and 2000.

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Results

April 11@ SouthamptonW 94-34
April 22MercyT 64-64
May 5East HamptonW 81-47
May 14Rocky PointW 71-57
May 17@ Miller PlaceW 65-63
May 26@ ShorehamW 69-61

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