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Gordie Gillespie: By the Numbers

Legendary coach Gordie Gillespie.
Legendary coach Gordie Gillespie.

BASEBALL

Year/School/Record/World Series App.
1953 Lewis University 5-9
1954 Lewis University 11-5
1955 Lewis University 12-5
1956 Lewis University 8-6
1957 Lewis University 10-8
1958 Lewis University 11-11
1959 Lewis University 20-4
1960 Lewis University 13-10
1961 Lewis University 21-8
1962 Lewis University 27-5 Third Place
1963 Lewis University 26-10 Fifth Place
1964 Lewis University 25-8
1965 Lewis University 25-7
1966 Lewis University 34-6 Second Place
1967 Lewis University 24-11
1968 Lewis University 23-6
1969 Lewis University 32-10
1970 Lewis University 38-17
1971 Lewis University 43-24 Third Place
1972 Lewis University 46-12 Fifth Place
1973 Lewis University 36-14
1974 Lewis University 45-14 CHAMPIONSHIP
1975 Lewis University 52-16 CHAMPIONSHIP
1976 Lewis University 47-15 CHAMPIONSHIP

TOTALS (24 years) 634-241 .725

Year School Record NAIA World Series
1977 University of St. Francis 28-32
1978 University of St. Francis 36-24 Fifth Place
1979 University of St. Francis 41-22
1980 University of St. Francis 44-33
1981 University of St. Francis 45-35
1982 University of St. Francis 46-31
1983 University of St. Francis 42-19 Sixth Place
1984 University of St. Francis 41-17
1985 University of St. Francis 45-36 Third Place
1986 University of St. Francis 45-29 Eighth Place
1987 University of St. Francis 38-20
1988 University of St. Francis 46-24
1989 University of St. Francis 52-21 Second Place
1990 University of St. Francis 48-26 Third Place
1991 University of St. Francis 28-34
1992 University of St. Francis 44-21
1993 University of St. Francis 46-16-2 CHAMPIONSHIP
1994 University of St. Francis 40-19
1995 University of St. Francis 49-17 Fifth Place
2006 University of St. Francis 32-26
2007 University of St. Francis 32-20
2008 University of St. Francis 42-11
2009 University of St. Francis 33-18
2010 University of St. Francis 36-16 Opening Round
2011 University of St. Francis 41-14 Opening Round
TOTALS (25 years) 1,020-581-2 .637
1996 Ripon College (WI) 14-17
1997 Ripon College (WI) 22-13
1998 Ripon College (WI) 19-16
1999 Ripon College (WI) 27-12
2000 Ripon College (WI) 18-19
2001 Ripon College (WI) 33-9
2002 Ripon College (WI) 27-9
2003 Ripon College (WI) 32-6
2004 Ripon College (WI) 24-14
2005 Ripon College (WI) 23-15
TOTALS (10 years) 239-130 .648
OVERALL TOTALS (59 years) 1,893-952-2 .665

FOOTBALL

Year School Record Playoffs
1959 Joliet Catholic High School 2-6-1
1960 Joliet Catholic High School 4-3-2
1961 Joliet Catholic High School 5-4-0
1962 Joliet Catholic High School 7-2-0
1963 Joliet Catholic High School 5-4-0
1964 Joliet Catholic High School 6-3-0
1965 Joliet Catholic High School 10-0-0
1966 Joliet Catholic High School 8-1-0
1967 Joliet Catholic High School 9-0-0
1968 Joliet Catholic High School 6-3-0
1969 Joliet Catholic High School 4-4-1
1970 Joliet Catholic High School 6-2-1
1971 Joliet Catholic High School 6-2-1
1972 Joliet Catholic High School 8-1-0
1973 Joliet Catholic High School 9-1-0
1974 Joliet Catholic High School 7-4-0 Class 4A 2nd Round
1975 Joliet Catholic High School 13-0-0 Class 4A Champs
1976 Joliet Catholic High School 12-1-0 Class 4A Champs
1977 Joliet Catholic High School 13-0-0 Class 4A Champs
1978 Joliet Catholic High School 13-0-0 Class 4A Champs
1979 Joliet Catholic High School 9-4-0 Prep Bowl Runner-Up
1980 Joliet Catholic High School 5-4-0
1981 Joliet Catholic High School 13-0-0 Class 5A Champs
1982 Joliet Catholic High School 10-1-0 Class 5A 2nd Round
1983 Joliet Catholic High School 11-1-0 Class 5A Semifinals
1984 Joliet Catholic High School 11-1-0 Class 5A Semifinals
1985 Joliet Catholic High School 10-2-0 Class 5A Semifinals
TOTALS (27 years) 222-54-6 .804
1986 University of St. Francis 6-4-0
1987 University of St. Francis 8-3-0 NAIA II First Round
1988 University of St. Francis 6-4-0
1989 University of St. Francis 8-2-0
1990 University of St. Francis 5-4-0
1991 University of St. Francis 6-5-0
1992 University of St. Francis 4-5-0
1993 University of St. Francis 5-6-0
TOTALS (8 years) 48-33-0 .593
OVERALL TOTALS (35 years) 270-87-6 .756

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Year School Record Playoffs
1950-51 Lewis University 8-7
1951-52 Lewis University 8-9
1952-53 Lewis University 17-6
1953-54 Lewis University 13-11
1954-55 Lewis University 17-8
1955-56 Lewis University 17-6
1956-57 Lewis University 11-12
1957-58 Lewis University 12-8
1958-59 Lewis University 22-7
1959-60 Lewis University 16-4
1960-61 Lewis University 18-10
1961-62 Lewis University 15-9
1962-63 Lewis University 14-10
1963-64 Lewis University 19-11
1964-65 Lewis University 21-6 NAIA Finals, 1st Rnd.
TOTALS (15 years) 228-124 .648

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Year School Record Playoffs
1976-77 University of St. Francis 11-7
TOTALS (1 year) 11-7 .611
OVERALL TOTALS
Football (35 years) 270-87-6 .756
Baseball (59 years) 1,893-952-2 .665
Men’s Basketball (15 years) 228-124 .648
Women’s Basketball (1 year) 11-7 .611
TOTALS (110 seasons) 2,402-1,170-8 .672

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