Year-by-Year History

Year Coach Record Conference Finish Conference Champion NCAA Tournament Finals
1926 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1927 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1928 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1929 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1930 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1931 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1932 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1933 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1934 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1935 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1936 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1937 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1938 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1939 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1940 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1941 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1942 W.O. Cralle --- --- --- ---
1943-1946 No Tennis Team --- --- --- ---
1947 Dolph Crews --- --- --- ---
1948 Dolph Crews --- --- --- ---
1949 Gerald Perry --- --- --- ---
1950 Gerald Perry --- --- --- ---
1951 Gerald Perry --- --- --- ---
1952 Gerald Perry --- --- --- ---
1953 Gerald Perry --- 2nd Southeast Missouri State ---
1954 Gerald Perry --- 5th Central Missouri ---
1955 Joe Edgington --- 3rd Central Missouri ---
1956 Joe Edgington --- 3rd Central Missouri ---
1957 Bill Thomas --- 5th Central Missouri ---
1958 Bill Thomas --- 1st Missouri State ---
1959 Bill Thomas --- 2nd Northwest Missouri State ---
1960 Bill Thomas --- 3rd Northwest Missouri State ---
1961 Bill Thomas --- 5th Northwest Missouri State ---
1962 Bill Thomas --- 5th Southeast Missouri State ---
1963 Bill Thomas --- 3rd Southeast Missouri State ---
1964 Bill Thomas --- 3rd Truman State ---
1965 Jay Kinser --- 6th Truman State ---
1966 Jay Kinser --- 2nd Truman State ---
1967 Jay Kinser --- 6th Truman State ---
1968 Jay Kinser --- 2nd Truman State ---
1969 Jay Kinser --- 2nd Truman State ---
1970 Charlie Spoonhour --- 2nd Truman State ---
1971 Charlie Spoonhour --- 5th Northwest Missouri State ---
1972 Charlie Spoonhour 9-7 5th Truman State ---
1973 Richard Fronabarger 12-6 3rd Northwest Missouri State ---
1974 Richard Fronabarger 12-12 3rd Northwest Missouri State ---
1975 Tom Adams 15-7 2nd Northwest Missouri State 22nd
1976 Tom Adams 17-6 1st Missouri State ---
1977 Tom Adams 15-10 2nd Northwest Missouri State ---
1978 Ken Hydinger 23-3 2nd Southeast Missouri State 8th
1979 Jim Klousia 14-8 1st Missouri State 7th
1980 Jim Klousia 10-10 3rd Missouri State ---
1981 Jim Klousia 14-10 2nd Truman State 13th
1982 Jim Klousia 12-11 1st Missouri State 8th
1983 Jim Klousia 8-9 2nd Eastern Illinois ---
1984 Jim Klousia 11-6 1st Missouri State ---
1985 Jim Klousia 8-15 1st Missouri State ---
1986 Jim Klousia 19-8 1st Missouri State ---
1987 Jim Klousia 18-3 1st Missouri State ---
1988 Jim Klousia 15-7 1st Missouri State ---
1989 Jim Klousia 10-8 1st Missouri State ---
1990 Jim Klousia 20-8 1st Missouri State ---
1991 Jim Klousia 12-7 3rd Wichita State ---
1992 Jim Klousia 8-9 4th Drake ---
1993 Jim Klousia 12-8 2nd Drake ---
1994 Jim Klousia 9-12 4th Wichita State ---
1995 Jim Klousia 9-15 7th Tulsa ---
1996 Jim Klousia 15-12 5th Tulsa ---
1997 Jim Klousia 11-14 4th Wichita State ---
1998 Jim Klousia 14-11 3rd Wichita State ---
1999 Jim Klousia 16-9 3rd Indiana State ---
2000 Jim Klousia 13-10 4th Indiana State ---
2001 Jim Klousia 11-13 6th Indiana State ---
2002 Jim Klousia 7-16 7th Indiana State ---
2003 Jim Klousia 8-11 5th Wichita State ---
2004 Jim Klousia 8-13 4th Wichita State ---
2005 Jim Klousia 12-8 3rd Missouri State 0-1, 1st round
2006 Doug Elly 9-9 3rd Drake ---

Conference affiliation: MIAA 1953-1982; Mid-Continent Conference 1982-1990; Missouri Valley Conference 1990-2006. Missouri State joined Division I in 1983.