Decade: 1980's

1982: Astroturf is added to Huskies Stadium, the first artificial turf in Atlantic Canada.

1982 - VII Pan American Wheelchair Games held at Huskie Stadium

1982-83 – Mark Locken wins Men’s CIAU Hockey Player of the Year Award.

1984 – Huskie Head Logo comes into existence. Design credited to Viki Duranceau (Vicki’s grandfather, Phil MacDonald worked in maintenance Dept. at SMU). Bruce Hopkins and Jeff Hayes get honourable mention for the new Huskie Head Logo.

1985 – Dr. Ian MacGregor replaces Bob Hayes as AD.

1986 – Construction of the Tower begins.

1987 - September 19, 1987 - Official Opening of the Tower.

1988 – Women’s Varsity Volleyball begins.

1988 & 1989 – Chris Flynn wins Football CIAU/CIS award as Player of the Year.

1988 – Larry Uteck wins CIAU/CIS Football Coach of the Year Award.

1989-90 – Keith Hotchkiss serves as Interim AD.

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