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On This Day In History | 1984

February 7, 2019
Swimming 1984

The 1983-84 swim team

On this day 35 years ago, the swim team clinched the League Championship with a 52-31 victory over Deer Park to finish the season 11-1.

The season began with a victory over Brentwood who upset Stony Brook last year, and a narrow loss to Huntington, which has become an arch rival. The team swept through the season despite winter illness, always looking to the return meet with Huntington. On that day, the stands packed with fans, Stony Brook outswam the Blue Fish 46-37.

~ Res Gestae 1984

Roger Wycoff was the leader of the team and went on to win the 500 freestyle at the State Championships and garner All-America honors that season.

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Results

  • Jan. 3 vs. Brentwood – W 52-38
  • Jan. 4 vs. Huntington – L 40-43
  • Jan. 10 @ Central Islip – W 96-75
  • Jan. 12 vs. Lindenhurst – W 63-19
  • Jan. 13 @ Deer Park – W 98-73
  • Jan. 20 vs. Huntington – W 47-36
  • Jan. 24 @ Lindenhurst – W 114-56
  • Jan. 25 vs. La Salle – W 57-26
  • Jan. 27 @ Brentwood – W 93-78
  • Jan. 31 @ La Salle – W 112-55
  • Feb. 3 vs. Central Islip – W 53-29
  • Feb. 7 vs. Deer Park – W 52-31

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Shrike

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