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                 *** Western Carolina University Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
 Location:          Cullowhee, North Carolina
 Total Enrollment:  9,500
 Founded:           1889
 Nickname:          Catamounts
 Colors:            Purple & Gold
 Conference:        Southern
 Stadium:           Bob Waters Field at E.J. Whitmire Stadium (13,742)
 Surface:           Desso Challenge Pro 2
 Mascot:            The Cat
 
 Chancellor:        Dr. David O. Belcher
 Athletic Director: Randy Eaton
 Head Coach:        Mark Speir
 
                       Coaching and Team History
                       -------------------------
 
 Year   Coach                         Overall Playoff Games
 ----   -----                         ------- -------------
 1931   C.C. Poindexter                4-  4
 1932   C.C. Poindexter                2-  9
 1933   C.C. Poindexter                1-6-2
 1934   C.C. Poindexter                3-  7
 1935   Ralph James                    1- 10
 1936   Ralph James                    2-  7
 1937   Ralph James                    1-6-2
 1938   Ralph James                    0-7-1
 1939   James Whatley                  1-6-1
 1940   James Whatley                  2-  4
 1941   James Whatley                  3-  5
 1942   No games - World War II
 1943   No games - World War II
 1944   No games - World War II
 1945   Marion McDonald                1-  3
 1946   Tom Young                      6-3-1
 1947   Tom Young                      3-5-1
 1948   Tom Young                      7-  3
 1949   Tom Young                      8-  3
 1950   Tom Young                      3-  6
 1951   Tom Young                      3-  6
 1952   Tom Young                      2-  8
 1953   Tom Young                      1-  9
 1954   Tom Young                      4-5-1
 1955   Tom Young                      2-7-1
 1956   Dan Robinson                   1-  9
 1957   Dan Robinson                   2-5-1
 1958   Dan Robinson                   1-8-1
 1959   Dan Robinson                   7-2-1
 1960   Dan Robinson                   6-  5
 1961   Dan Robinson                   4-  6
 1962   Dan Robinson                   3-5-1
 1963   Dan Robinson                   2-6-1
 1964   Dan Robinson                   5-  4
 1965   Dan Robinson                   7-  2
 1966   Dan Robinson                   5-  5
 1967   Dan Robinson                   4-5-1
 1968   Dan Robinson                   4-  5
 1969   Bob Waters                     9-  1
 1970   Bob Waters                     6-  3
 1971   Bob Waters                     4-  6
 1972   Bob Waters                     7-2-1
 1973   Bob Waters                     6-3-1
 1974   Bob Waters                     9-  2
 1975   Bob Waters                     3-  7
 1976   Bob Waters                     6-  4
 1977   Bob Waters                     6-4-1
 1978   Bob Waters                     6-  5
 1979   Bob Waters                     6-  5
 1980   Bob Waters                     3-7-1
 1981   Bob Waters                     4-  7
 1982   Bob Waters                     6-  5
 1983   Bob Waters                    11-3-1  3-1
 1984   Bob Waters                     8-  3
 1985   Bob Waters                     4-6-1
 1986   Bob Waters                     6-  5
 1987   Bob Waters                     4-  7
 1988   Bob Waters                     2-  9
 1989   Bob Waters                     3-7-1
 1990   Steve Hodgin                   3-  8
 1991   Steve Hodgin                   2-  9
 1992   Steve Hodgin                   7-  4
 1993   Steve Hodgin                   6-  5
 1994   Steve Hodgin                   6-  5
 1995   Steve Hodgin                   3-  7
 1996   Steve Hodgin                   4-  7
 1997   Bill Bleil                     3-  8
 1998   Bill Bleil                     6-  5
 1999   Bill Bleil                     3-  8
 2000   Bill Bleil                     4-  7
 2001   Bill Bleil                     7-  4
 2002   Kent Briggs                    5-  6
 2003   Kent Briggs                    5-  7
 2004   Kent Briggs                    4-  7
 2005   Kent Briggs                    5-  4
 2006   Kent Briggs                    2-  9
 2007   Kent Briggs                    1- 10
 2008   Dennis Wagner                  3-  9
 2009   Dennis Wagner                  2-  9
 2010   Dennis Wagner                  2-  9
 2011   Dennis Wagner                  1-  9
 2011   Mark Rhea                      0-  1
 2012   Mark Speir                     1- 10
 2013   Mark Speir                     2- 10
 
 Overall Record:    309-453-23  (.408)        FCS Playoff Record: 3-1
 
                     Western Carolina Coaching Records
                     ---------------------------------
 
 Years     Name              # of Years      Won   Lost    Tie   Pct.
 -----     ----              ----------      ---   ----    ---   ----
 1931-34   C.C. Poindexter       4            10     26      2   .289
 1935-38   Ralph James           4             4     30      2   .138
 1939-41   James Whatley         3             6     15      1   .295
 1945      Marion McDonald       1             1      3      0   .250
 1946-55   Tom Young            10            39     54      4   .422
 1956-68   Dan Robinson         13            51     67      6   .435
 1969-88   Bob Waters           20           116     84      6   .577
 1989      Dale Strahm           1             3      7      1   .318
 1990-96   Steve Hodgin          7            31     43      0   .418
 1997-2001 Bill Bleil            5            23     32      0   .418
 2002-07   Kent Briggs           6            22     43      0   .338
 2008-2011 Dennis Wagner         4             8     36      0   .182
 2011-     Mark Rhea (Interim)   1             0      1      0   .000
 2012-     Mark Speir            2             3     20      0   .130
 
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