Big Eight Conference Men's Swimming Championship History
Sponsored by the Big Eight Conference (19241996)
School Sponsored Seasons Total Championships Best Finish (Year(s)) Year Champion Head Coach
Colorado 19481966; 19681980 0 3rd (1953,1955 1957) 1924 Washington Arthur E. Eilers
Iowa State 192419?? 20 1st (numerous) 1925 Washington Arthur E. Eilers
Kansas 192419?? 10 1st (numerous) 1926 Washington Arthur E. Eilers
Kansas State 19241925; 19?? 0   1927 Washington Arthur E. Eilers
Missouri 1926; 19??19?? 0   1928 Washington Arthur E. Eilers
Nebraska 192919?? 21 1st (numerous) 1929 Iowa State Jake Daubert
Oklahoma 19??1985 15 1st (numerous) 1930 Nebraska Rudy Vogeler
Oklahoma State 19641979 0 3rd (1972) 1931 Iowa State Jake Daubert
Drake 19241928 0 3rd (1927) 1932 Iowa State Jake Daubert
Grinnell 19271928 0 5th (1927, 1928) 1933 Iowa State Jake Daubert
Washington 19241928 5 1st (numerous)   Nebraska Jack Minor
1934 Iowa State Jake Daubert
1935 Nebraska Jack Minor
Notes 1936 Iowa State Jake Daubert
Need team results for 19941996.   Nebraska Jack Minor
The Big Eight Conference record book does not list the results from 19241928. 1937 Nebraska Jack Minor
Oklahoma scored 154 points at the 1954 championship, but forfeited because of an ineligible swimmer. 1938 Iowa State Charles McCaffree
1939 Iowa State Charles McCaffree
1940 Iowa State Charles McCaffree
1941 Iowa State Charles McCaffree
1942 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1943 No Championship Meet
1944 No Championship Meet
1945 No Championship Meet
1946 No Championship Meet
1947 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1948 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1949 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1950 Oklahoma Joe Glander
1951 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1952 Oklahoma Joe Glander
1953 Oklahoma Frank Withrow
1954 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1955 Oklahoma Matt Mann
1956 Oklahoma Matt Mann
1957 Oklahoma Matt Mann
1958 Oklahoma Matt Mann
1959 Oklahoma Matt Mann
1960 Oklahoma Matt Mann
1961 Oklahoma Matt Mann
1962 Oklahoma Matt Mann
1963 Oklahoma Jay Markley
1964 Oklahoma Jay Markley
1965 Oklahoma Jay Markley
1966 Oklahoma Jay Markley
1967 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1968 Kansas Dick Reamon
1969 Kansas Dick Reamon
1970 Kansas Dick Reamon
1971 Kansas Dick Reamon
1972 Kansas Dick Reamon
1973 Kansas Dick Reamon
1974 Kansas Dick Reamon
1975 Kansas Dick Reamon
1976 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1977 Iowa State Jack McGuire
1978 Kansas Bill Spahn
1979 Kansas Bill Spahn
1980 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1981 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1982 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1983 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1984 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1985 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1986 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1987 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1988 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1989 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1990 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1991 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1992 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1993 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1994 Nebraska Cal Bentz
1995 Iowa State  
1996 Nebraska Cal Bentz
= Denotes a co-champion.
Sources
2011 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Swimming Media Guide (For the years 1924 through 1928)
Big Eight Conference Men's and Women's Fact Book; 199394 87th Year/ 31st Edition
http://huskers.com/sports/swimming/2000_01releases/swrelease20001212.htm
1937 Missouri Valley Conference Handbook