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Men's Outdoor Conference Team Finishes and Individual Champions

Big Six Conference

Year Coach Finish Champion Site
1929 Ward Haylett 6th Nebraska Ames, Iowa
1930 Ward Haylett 6th Kansas Lincoln, Neb.
1931 Ward Haylett 5th Kansas Lincoln, Neb.
1932 Ward Haylett 4th Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1933 Ward Haylett 3rd Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1934 Ward Haylett 4th Kansas Lincoln, Neb.
1935 Ward Haylett 2nd Oklahoma Lincoln, Neb.
1936 Ward Haylett 2nd Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1937 Ward Haylett 3rd Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1938 Ward Haylett 4th Missouri Lincoln, Neb.
1939 Ward Haylett 3rd Nebraska Ames, Iowa
1940 Ward Haylett 3rd Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1941 Ward Haylett 4th Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1942 Ward Haylett 2nd Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1943 Ward Haylett 4th Missouri Lincoln, Neb.
1944 Ward Haylett 6th Iowa State Lincoln, Neb.
1945 Ward Haylett 6th Iowa State Lincoln, Neb.
1946 Ward Haylett 6th Kansas Lincoln, Neb.
1947 Ward Haylett 4th Missouri Lincoln, Neb.

Big Seven Conference

Year Coach Finish Champion Site
1948 Ward Haylett 4th Missouri Lincoln, Neb.
1949 Ward Haylett 6th Missouri Lincoln, Neb.
1950 Ward Haylett 4th Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1951 Ward Haylett 5th Missouri Columbia, Mo.
1952 Ward Haylett 3th Kansas Norman, Okla.
1953 Ward Haylett 5th Kansas Ames, Iowa
1954 Ward Haylett 5th Kansas Boulder, Colo.
1955 Ward Haylett 5th Kansas Lawrence, Kan.
1956 Ward Haylett 4th Kansas Manhattan, Kan.
1957 Ward Haylett 5th Kansas Lincoln, Neb.

Big Eight Conference

Year Coach Finish Champion Site
1958 Ward Haylett 4th Kansas Columbia, Mo.
1959 Ward Haylett 4th Kansas Norman, Okla.
1960 Ward Haylett 6th Kansas Ames, Iowa
1961 Ward Haylett 5th Oklahoma Boulder, Colo.
1962 Ward Haylett 7th Oklahoma Lawrence, Kan.
1963 Ward Haylett 8th Kansas Manhattan, Kan.
1964 DeLoss Dodds 7th Kansas Stillwater, Okla.
1965 DeLoss Dodds 7th Kansas Lincoln, Neb.
1966 DeLoss Dodds 7th Nebraska Columbia, Mo.
1967 DeLoss Dodds 7th Kansas Norman, Okla.
1968 DeLoss Dodds 2nd Kansas Boulder, Colo.
1969 DeLoss Dodds 4th Kansas Ames, Iowa
1970 DeLoss Dodds 3rd Kansas Lawrence, Kan.
1971 DeLoss Dodds 2nd Kansas Stillwater, Okla.
1972 DeLoss Dodds 2nd Kansas Boulder, Colo.
1973 DeLoss Dodds 2nd Kansas Manhattan, Kan.
1974 DeLoss Dodds 2nd Kansas Lincoln, Neb.
1975 DeLoss Dodds 2nd Kansas Norman, Okla.
1976 DeLoss Dodds 5th Kansas Lincoln, Neb.
1977 Mike Ross 4th Oklahoma Lawrence, Kan.
1978 Mike Ross 2nd Oklahoma Norman, Okla.
1979 Mike Ross 3rd Kansas Lincoln, Neb.
1980 Mike Ross 4th Kansas Manhattan, Kan.
1981 Mike Ross 7th Iowa State Ames, Iowa
1982 Steve Miller 4th Kansas Norman, Okla.
1983 Steve Miller 3rd Iowa State Stillwater, Okla.
1984 Steve Miller 6th Iowa State Lincoln, Neb.
1985 Steve Miller 6th Iowa State Manhattan, Kan.
1986 Steve Miller 7th Iowa State Boulder, Colo.
1987 John Capriotti 2nd Nebraska Lawrence, Kan.
1988 John Capriotti 2nd Iowa State Ames, Iowa
1989 John Capriotti 2nd Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.
1990 John Capriotti 3rd Nebraska Norman, Okla.
1991 John Capriotti 3rd Iowa State Lincoln, Neb.
1992 John Capriotti 4th Iowa State Norman, Okla.
1993 Cliff Rovelto 4th Iowa State Boulder, Colo.
1994 Cliff Rovelto --* Iowa State Lawrence, Kan.
1995 Cliff Rovelto 5th Nebraska Ames, Iowa
1996 Cliff Rovelto 6th Nebraska Lincoln, Neb.

Big 12 Conference

Year Coach Finish Champion Site
1997 Cliff Rovelto 3rd (84) Texas (130) Waco, Texas
1998 Cliff Rovelto 5th (66.5) Nebraska (155) Columbia, Mo.
1999 Cliff Rovelto 8th (50) Texas (151) Waco, Texas
2000 Cliff Rovelto 9th (30) Nebraska (134) Columbia, Mo.
2001 Cliff Rovelto 5th (75) Texas A&M (159) College Station, Texas
2002 Cliff Rovelto T5th (67) Nebraska (143) Columbia, Mo.
2003 Cliff Rovelto 10th (42) Texas (132) Austin, Texas
2004 Cliff Rovelto 5th (78) Nebraska (172) Norman, Okla.
2005 Cliff Rovelto 5th (71) Texas Tech (149.5) Manhattan, Kan.
2006 Cliff Rovelto 10th (51.5) Texas (135) Waco, Texas
2007 Cliff Rovelto 10th (60) Oklahoma (110.5) Lincoln, Neb.
2008 Cliff Rovelto 10th (38) Colorado (138) Boulder, Col.
2009 Cliff Rovelto 6th (71) Nebraska (148) Lubbock, Texas
2010 Cliff Rovelto 11th (40) Nebraska (118) Columbia, Mo.
2011 Cliff Rovelto 11th (33) Texas A&M (175) Norman, Okla.
2012 Cliff Rovelto 4th (75) Texas A&M (150) Manhattan, Kan.
2013 Cliff Rovelto 4th (96) Texas (146.50) Waco, Texas
*K-State athletes competed individually but not as a team as a result of NCAA infractions from 1992.

2013 - at Waco, Texas

Erik Kynard High Jump 2.30m/7-06.50
Kyle Wait Pole Vault 5.34m/17-06.25

2012 - at Manhattan, Kan.

Erik Kynard High Jump 2.21m/7-03.00
Kyle Wait Pole Vault 5.31m/17-05.00

2011 - at Norman, Okla.

Erik Kynard High Jump 7-05.25
2010 - at Columbia, Mo.
No K-State champions
2009 - at Lubbock, Texas
Moritz Cleve Decathlon 8,004

2008 - at Boulder, Col.

No K-State champions

2007 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Scott Sellers High Jump 7-07.75

2006 - at Waco, Texas

Christian Smith 800 Meters 1:46.49

2005 - at Manhattan, Kan.

Mathew Chesang 10,000 Meters 29:23.67

2004 - at Norman, Okla.

Stelios Kapsalis Triple Jump 52-05.50

2003 - at Austin, Texas

No K-State champions

2002 - at Columbia, Mo.

Terence Newman 100 Meters 10.34

2001 - at College Station, Texas

Terence Newman 100 Meters 10.29
Shadrack Kimeli 1,500 Meters 3:47.03
Shadrack Kimeli 5,000 Meters 14:27.43

2000 - at Columbia, Mo.

No K-State champions

1999 - at Waco, Texas

Jason Williams Decathlon 7,510

1998 - at Columbia, Mo.

Nathan Leeper High Jump 7-3.25

1997 - at Waco, Texas

Gene Petersen Discus 181-5

1996 - at Lincoln, Neb.

No K-State champions

1995 - at Ames, Iowa

Itai Margalit High Jump 7-0.25
T.J. Turner Javelin 232-7

1994 - at Lawrence, Kan.

Dante McGrew Triple Jump 54-1
Dennis Nelson Javelin 208-8

1993 - at Boulder, Colo.

Francis O'Neill 3,000 Steeplechase 8:56.9
Itai Margalit High Jump 7-1
Dennis Nelson Javelin 208-9

1992 - at Norman, Okla.

Clifton Etheridge Triple Jump 52-6.75
R.D. Cogswell High Jump 7-1

1991 - at Lincoln, Neb.

R.D. Cogswell High Jump 6-10.75
Jon Rorabaugh Javelin 216-8

1990 - at Norman, Okla.

Clifton Etheridge Long Jump 26-4.50
Clifton Etheridge Triple Jump 52-6.50
Steve Fritz Decathlon 7,924

1989 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Ray Hill 100 Meters 10.49
Brad Speer High Jump 7-1.50
Dan O'Mara Discus 183-10
Pat Allen Javelin 219-10
Steve Fritz Decathlon 7,541

1988 - at Ames, Iowa

Jeff Reynolds 400 Meters 46.22
Ron Stahl 10,000 Meters 30:50.73
Kenny Harrison Long Jump 27-0
Kenny Harrison Triple Jump 54-11.50

1987 - at Lawrence, Kan.

Jeff Reynolds 400 Meters 46.21
Ron Stahl 10,000 Meters 31:08.24
Aaron Robertson 400 Hurdles 52.42
Kenny Harrison Long Jump 25-11.50
Kenny Harrison Triple Jump 53-1.75
Aaron Roberson-Sean Banks-Kenny Harrison-Jeff Reynolds
Mile Relay 3:07.24

1986 - at Boulder, Colo.

Brad Speer High Jump 7-1.50
Kenny Harrison Long Jump 26-6.50
Kenny Harrison Triple Jump 55-4.25

1985 - at Manhattan, Kan.

Mike Rogers 3,000 Steeplechase 8:59.1
Andy Gillam Shot Put 62-10.50

1984 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Kenny Harrison Triple Jump 54-1.75
Ray Hanson Javelin 259-8

1983 - at Stillwater, Okla.

Julius Mercer 110 Hurdles 13.79
Julius Mercer 400 Hurdles 51.03
Don McKinnis Javelin 247-0

1982 - at Norman, Okla.

Veryl Switzer Jr. Long Jump 26-2.25
Ray Hanson Javelin 243-8

1981 - at Ames, Iowa

Joe Bramlage Javelin 264-5

1980 - at Manhattan, Kan.

Kevin Sloan Long Jump 24-10.50
Vince Parrette Triple Jump 54-8
Joe Bramlage Javelin 246-11

1979 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Frank Perbeck Javelin 252-4

1978 - at Norman, Okla.

Vince Parrette Triple Jump 53-1
Frank Perbeck Javelin 259-9

1977 - at Lawrence, Kan.

Vince Parrette Triple Jump 50-6
Wildcats (Combs - Washington - Muehlbach - Prince)
Mile Relay 3:10.64

1976 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Jeff Schemmel 5,000 Meters 14:08.85
Glenn Engelland Pole Vault 16-0

1975 - at Norman, Okla.

Vance Roland 110yd Hurdles 13.82
Jeff Schemmel Mile Run 4:05.93

1974 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Vance Roland 110yd Hurdles 14.1

1973 - at Manhattan, Kan.

Fred Merrill 440 Yards 47.4
Mile Lee 440 Hurdles 51.5
Tom Brosius Shot Put 61-5.75
Wildcats (Washington - Merrill - Fields - Williams)
4x110 Relay 40.6

1972 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Dean Williams 100 Yards 9.6
Jerome Howe Mile Run 4:08.4
Tom Brosius Shot Put 61-9.75
Tom Brosius Discus 180-11.50

1971 - at Stillwater, Okla.

Dale Alexander 440 Yards 46.2
Clardy Vinson 880 Yards 1:50.1
Jerome Howe Mile Run 4:06.7

1970 - at Lawrence, Kan.

Ken Swenson 880 Yards 1:48.3
Ray McGill High Jump 6-11.25
Mike Ross Javelin 235-0

1969 - at Ames, Iowa

Ray McGill High Jump 6-10
Mike Ross Javelin 236-7

1968 - at Boulder, Colo.

Charles Collins 100 Yards 9.4
Terry Holbrook 440 Yards 47.3
John Cain Shot Put 56-6.50
Mike Ross Javelin 235-9

1967 - at Norman, Okla.

No K-State champions

1966 - at Columbia, Mo.

Conrad Nightengale Mile Run 4:00.9

1965 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Bill Floerke Javelin 246-7

1964 - at Stillwater, Okla.

No K-State champions

1963 - at Manhattan, Kan.

Bill Floerke Javelin 232-0

1962 - at Lawrence, Kan.

No K-State champions

1961 - at Boulder, Colo.

Rex Stucker 120 Hurdles 14.1
Rex Stucker 220 Hurdles 22.8

1960 - at Ames, Iowa

Rex Stucker 120 Hurdles 14.2
Rex Stucker 220 Hurdles 22.5

1959 - at Norman, Okla.
No K-State champions 1958 - at Columbia, Mo.

DeLoss Dodds 440 Yards 47.4
Vader - Dodds - French - O'Conner
Mile Relay 3:11.6

1957 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Gene O'Conner 220 Hurdles 24.1

1956 - at Manhattan, Kan.

Gene O'Conner 120 Hurdles 14.5
Gene O'Conner 220 Hurdles 23.5

1955 - at Lawrence, Kan.

No K-State champions

1954 - at Boulder, Colo.

No K-State champions

1953 - at Ames, Iowa

Thane Baker 100 Yards 9.8
Thane Baker 220 Yards 21.0
Wildcats (Sartorius - Rowe - Caldwell - Baker)
Mile Relay 3:15.4

1952 - at Norman, Okla.

Thane Baker 100 Yards 10.0
Thane Baker 220 Yards 22.8
Hi Faubion 120 Hurdles 15.3
Wildcats (Rowe - Caldwell - Towers - Baker)
Mile Relay 3:24.3

1951 - at Columbia, Mo.

Thane Baker 100 Yards 9.8
Thane Baker 220 Yards 21.3

1950 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Herb Hoskins Long Jump 24-2.75
Roland Prather Discus 153-0

1949 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Earl Elliott 120 Hurdles 14.4
Herb Hoskins Long Jump 24-3.50
Roland Prather Shot Put 51-6
Roland Prather Discus 152-5

1948 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Roland Prather Shot Put 53-2 1/8
Roland Prather Discus 157-8.25

1947 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Roland Prather Shot Put 51-1

1946 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Ernest Nelson Pole Vault 13-0

1945 - at Lincoln, Neb.

No K-State champions

1944 - at Lincoln, Neb.

No K-State champions

1943 - at Lincoln, Neb.

James Upham 440 Yards 49.9

1942 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Dean Lill High Jump 5-8

1941 - at Lincoln, Neb.

No K-State champions

1940 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Elmer Hackney Shot Put 54-1 7/8

1939 - at Ames, Iowa

Dick Hotchkis 120 Hurdles 15.3
Elmer Hackney Shot Put 51-4.75

1938 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Charles Mitchell 2 Miles 9:29.9
Ed Ebright Pole Vault 12-11
Elmer Hackney Shot Put 51-10

1937 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Lloyd Eberhart 880 Yards 1:54.4
Charles Mitchell 2 Miles 9:45.7
Paul Fanning Discus 150-4.75

1936 - at Lincoln, Neb.

M.E. Nixon 440 Yards 49.1
Bob Dill 880 Yards 1:56.3
Bill Wheelock Mile Run 4:21.0
Paul Fanning Discus 148-1
Wildcats (Rooks - Eberhart - Dill - Nixon)
Mile Relay 3:17.6

1935 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Justus O'Reilly Mile Run 4:23.3
Joe Knappenberger 120 Hurdles 15.1
Joe Knappenberger 220 Hurdles 24.8
Paul Fanning Discus 141-3

1934 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Joe Knappenberger 120 Hurdles 14.9

1933 - at Lincoln, Neb.

No K-State champions

1932 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Milt Ehrlich High Jump 6-2 1/8
Willis Jordan Pole Vault 12-10

1931 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Milt Ehrlich High Jump 5-10

1930 - at Lincoln, Neb.

Milt Ehrlich High Jump 6-2

1929 - at Ames, Iowa

No K-State champions
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