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100 Years of SMU Athletics
100 Years of SMU Athletics
 July 21 1996: Women's swim & dive finishes 2nd at NCAA champ.
 July 20 11-25-1995: Women's soccer advances to NCAA College Cup
 July 19 1995: Women's swim & dive finishes 4th at NCAA championship
 July 18 3-16-95: Women's basketball earns first NCAA Tourn. berth
 July 17 3-6-1993: Men's basketball wins 1993 SWC championship
 July 16 6-1-1991: Christophe Epalle wins the NCAA hammer throw title
 July 15 1990: Scott Donie wins NCAA 3 & 10-meter diving champ.
 July 14 9-16-1989: Football wins the "Miracle on Mockingbird"
 July 13 1989: Jennifer Santrock finishes 2nd at NCAA Champ.
 July 12 3-13-1988: Men's basketball wins SWC Tournament
 July 11 1987: Men's tennis standout Richie Reneberg named NPOY
 July 10 1987: W-tennis reaches semifinals of NCAA championship
 July 9 3-14-1987: SMU finishes 2nd at NCAA Indoor T&F champ.
 July 8 6-7-1986: SMU wins NCAA Outdoor Track & Field championship
 July 7 1985: Men's Tennis makes sixth NCAA semifinal in nine years
 July 6 2-16-1985: Men's Basketball defeats Louisville on national TV
 July 5 12-28-1984: Football defeats Notre Dame in Aloha Bowl
 July 4 1984: Ricardo Prado wins second of three NCAA 400IM titles
 July 3 3-10-1984: Michael Carter wins fourth NCAA shot put title
 July 2 1983: SMU wins NCAA Outdoor Track & Field championship
 July 1 1983: Men's Tennis finishes 2nd at NCAA championship
 June 30 1983: Men's Swim & Dive finishes 2nd at NCAA championship
 June 29 1983: SMU wins NCAA Indoor Track & Field championship
 June 28 1-1-1983: Football defeats Pitt in Cotton Bowl
 June 27 11-20-1982: Dickerson becomes SWC all-time leading rusher
 June 26 11-13-1982: Bobby Leach earns the nickname "Miracle Man"
 June 25 6-19-1982: Amy Benz wins women's golf national title
 June 24 11-21-1981: Football defeats Arkansas, claims national title
 June 23 6-6-1981: Track & Field finishes second at NCAA Champ.
 June 22 10-25-1980: Football wins 20-6 at No. 2 Texas
 June 21 6-16-1979: Women's Golf wins national championship
 June 20 1979: Payne Stewart wins SWC individual championship
 June 19 3-17-1979: Janet Ely sweeps AIAW diving championships
 June 18 1979: M-Swim & Dive wins 23rd straight SWC title
 June 17 1977: Christine Loock wins fourth straight US Diving Champ.
 June 16 1972: Jerry Heidenreich wins NCAA crown, four Olympic medals
 June 15 3-4-1972: Men's Basketball wins share of SWC crown
 June 14 3-6-1971: Gene Phillips earns third-straight SWC POY
 June 13 12-31-1968: Football defeats OU in Bluebonnet Bowl
 June 12 1967: Ken Merten wins NCAA title in 100/200-yard breaststroke
 June 11 3-2-1967: Men's Basketball wins SWC
 June 10 11-26-1966: Football blanks TCU to win SWC title
 June 9 5-4-1965: Jerry LeVias signs with SMU
 June 8 3-8-1965: Men's basketball beats Texas, wins SWC
 June 7 10-11-1963: Football upsets Roger Staubach's Navy squad
 June 6 3-4-1958: Men's Basketball wins fourth straight SWC title
 June 5 12-3-1956: SMU Coliseum opens with men's basketball win
 June 4 3-17-1956: Men's Basketball reaches 1956 Final Four
 June 3 1955: T. Bowers becomes baseball's first All-American
 June 2 1954: Men's Golf wins NCAA title
 June 1 9-30-1950: Football defeats Ohio State, earns No. 1 ranking
 May 31 1-1-1949: Football defeats Oregon, wins Cotton Bowl
 May 30 12-7-1948: Doak Walker win the Heisman
 May 29 1-1-1948: Football plays in its first Cotton Bowl
 May 28 1939: Billy Dewell named All-SWC in 3 sports
 May 27 11-30-1935: Football defeats TCU to earn first national title
 May 26 3-2-1935: Men's Basketball wins its first SWC championship
 May 25 11-29-1923: Football claims its first SWC championship
 May 24 9-24-1926: Opening of Ownby Stadium
 May 23 12-16-1916: SMU wins its first basketball game
 May 22 9-14-1915: The first football practice is held at SMU

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[July 21, 2014] 100 Years of SMU Athletics

1996 - SMU women's swimming finishes runner-up at the NCAA Championships, its eighth consecutive top-10 finish. Steve Collins was named the National Coach of the Year for the second time.