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                    *** University of South Dakota Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
 Location:          Vermillion, South Dakota
 Total Enrollment:  10,284
 Founded:           1862
 Nickname:          Coyotes
 Colors:            Red & White
 Conference:        Great West
 Stadium:           DakotaDome Stadium (10,000)
 Surface:           AstroTurf
 Mascot:            Charlie
 
 President:         James W. Abbott
 Athletic Director: David Herbster
 Head Coach:        Joe Glenn
 
                       Coaching and Team History
                       -------------------------
 
 Year   Coach                         Overall Playoff Games
 ----   -----                         ------- -------------
 1889   No coach                       1-0-1
 1890   No coach                       4-1-1
 1891   No team
 1892   No team
 1893   No team
 1894   No team
 1895   No coach                       0-0-1
 1896   No team
 1897   No team                        0-  1
 1898   B.H. Morrison                  1-1-1
 1899   B.H. Morrison                  4-1-1
 1900   No coach                       4-  2
 1901   Ralph Norton                   6-1-1
 1902   A.H. Whittemore                9-  0
 1903   A.H. Whittemore                2-  5
 1904   A.H. Whittemore                4-2-2
 1905   A.H. Whittemore                4-1-1
 1906   A.H. Whittemore                3-  2
 1907   A.H. Whittemore                2-2-1
 1908   A.H. Whittemore                5-  1
 1909   A.H. Whittemore                2-1-1
 1910   Joseph Pipal                   5-  2
 1911   James Henderson                7-  1
 1912   James Henderson                7-  1
 1913   James Henderson                7-  1
 1914   Ion G. Cortright               5-2-1
 1915   Ion G. Cortright               4-2-2
 1916   Blaine McKusick                1-5-2
 1917   Blaine McKusick                2-  3
 1918   John Stewart                   1-  2
 1919   John Stewart                   2-  6
 1920   A.H. Whittemore                4-2-1
 1921   A.H. Whittemore                2-  5
 1922   L.B. Allison                   2-6-1
 1923   L.B. Allison                   4-3-1
 1924   L.B. Allison                   6-  2
 1925   L.B. Allison                   3-  5
 1926   L.B. Allison                   5-3-1
 1927   Vincent Montgomery             7-  2
 1928   Vincent Montgomery             3-  5
 1929   Vincent Montgomery             4-4-1
 1930   Vincent Montgomery             1-5-2
 1931   Stanley Backman                2-  5
 1932   Stanley Backman                4-5-1
 1933   Stanley Backman                5-  6
 1934   Harry Gamage                   2-  7
 1935   Harry Gamage                   5-3-1
 1936   Harry Gamage                   4-3-2
 1937   Harry Gamage                   6-  4
 1938   Harry Gamage                   7-  1
 1939   Harry Gamage                   5-  4
 1940   Harry Gamage                   4-5-1
 1941   Harry Gamage                   6-  2
 1942   Cletus Clinker                 5-  3
 1943   No games - World War II
 1944   No games - World War II
 1945   Grant Heckenlively             0-  4
 1946   Harry Gamage                   2-  4
 1947   Harry Gamage                   7-  2
 1948   Harry Gamage                   7-  3
 1949   Harry Gamage                   2-5-2
 1950   Harry Gamage                   4-  5
 1951   Harry Gamage                   7-  1
 1952   Harry Gamage                   4-3-1
 1953   Harry Gamage                   2-  6
 1954   Harry Gamage                   5-  4
 1955   Harry Gamage                   4-  4
 1956   Ralph Stewart                  4-  4
 1957   Ralph Stewart                  4-4-1
 1958   Ralph Stewart                  5-  4
 1959   Ralph Stewart                  4-5-1
 1960   Ralph Stewart                  1-  8
 1961   Ralph Stewart                  1-  8
 1962   Bob Burns                      1-  9
 1963   Marv Rist                      1-  7
 1964   Marv Rist                      3-  6
 1965   Marv Rist                      2-  8
 1966   Joe Salem                      5-  5
 1967   Joe Salem                      2-  8
 1968   Joe Salem                      9-  1
 1969   Joe Salem                      3-  7
 1970   Joe Salem                      4-4-2
 1971   Joe Salem                      3-  7
 1972   Joe Salem                      9-  1
 1973   Joe Salem                      8-  3  0-1 (DIV II)
 1974   Joe Salem                      8-  3
 1975   Bernard Cooper                 3-  8
 1976   Bernard Cooper                 4-5-1
 1977   Bernard Cooper                 4-  7
 1978   Bernard Cooper                 7-  4
 1979   Dave Triplett                  5-  6
 1980   Dave Triplett                  5-  6
 1981   Dave Triplett                  5-  6
 1982   Dave Triplett                  6-  5
 1983   Dave Triplett                  7-  4
 1984   Dave Triplett                  8-  3
 1985   Dave Triplett                 10-  3  1-1 (DIV II)
 1986   Dave Triplett                 11-  3  2-1 (DIV II)
 1987   Dave Triplett                  7-  4
 1988   Dave Triplett                  6-  5
 1989   John Fritsch                   5-  6
 1990   John Fritsch                   4-  7
 1991   John Fritsch                   1-  8
 1992   Dennis Creehan                 3-  8
 1993   Dennis Creehan                 6-  5
 1994   Dennis Creehan                 5-  6
 1995   Dennis Creehan                 8-  3
 1996   Dennis Creehan                 6-  5
 1997   Ron Rankin                     5-  6
 1998   Ron Rankin                     3-  8
 1999   John Austin                    4-  7
 2000   John Austin                    8-  3
 2001   John Austin                    2-  8
 2002   John Austin                    3-  8
 2003   John Austin                    5-  6
 2004   Ed Meierkort                   9-  2
 2005   Ed Meierkort                   9-  2
 2006   Ed Meierkort                   9-  4
 2007   Ed Meierkort                   6-  5
 2008   Ed Meierkort                   6-  5
 2009   Ed Meierkort                   5-  5
 2010   Ed Meierkort                   4-  7
 2011   Ed Meierkort                   6-  5
 2012   Joe Glenn                      1- 10
 2013   Joe Glenn                      4-  8
 
 Overall Record:    518-496-36  (.510)        FCS Playoff Record: 0-0
                                              DIV II Playoffs: 3-3
 
                    South Dakota Coaching Records
                    -----------------------------
 
 Years     Name              # of Years      Won   Lost    Tie   Pct.
 -----     ----              ----------      ---   ----    ---   ----
 1889-1900 No coach              4             9      3      3   .750
 1898-99   B.H. Morrison         2             5      2      2   .714
 1901      Ralph Norton          1             6      1      1   .857
 1910      Joseph A. Pipal       1             5      2      0   .714
 1911-13   James Henderson       3            15      5      0   .750
 1914-15   Ion G. Cortright      2             9      4      3   .692
 1916-17   Blaine McKusick       2             3      8      2   .273
 1918-19   John Stewart          2             3      8      0   .273
 1902-09   A.H. Whittemore      10            38     21      6   .644
 1920-21
 1922-26   L.B. Allison          5            20     19      3   .513
 1927-30   Vincent E. Montgomery 4            15     16      3   .484
 1931-33   Stanley G. Backman    3            11     16      1   .407
 1942      Cletus Clinker        1             5      3      0   .625
 1945      Grant Heckenlively    1             0      4      0   .000
 1934-41   Harry Gamage         18            82     67      7   .550
 1946-55
 1956-61   Ralph Stewart         6            19     33      2   .365
 1962      Bob Burns             1             1      9      0   .100
 1963-65   Marv Rist             3             6     21      0   .214
 1966-74   Joe Salem             9            51     38      2   .573
 1975-78   Bernard Cooper        4            18     24      1   .429
 1979-88   Dave Triplett        10            70     45      0   .608
 1989-91   John Fritsch          3            10     21      0   .322
 1992-96   Dennis Creehan        5            28     27      0   .509
 1997-98   Ron Rankin            2             8     14      0   .364
 1999-2003 John Austin           5            22     32      0   .407
 2004-2011 Ed Meierkort          8            54     35      0   .607
 2012-     Joe Glenn             2             5     18      0   .217
 
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