Friends University's Monty Lewis Reaches 100 Win Milestone
Football - Mon, Oct. 20, 2008
WICHITA, KS - Friends University head football coach Monty Lewis earned his 100th career win Saturday, Oct. 18, in the 42-30 victory over the Coyotes of Kansas Wesleyan University.
In his twenty-fourth season as a collegiate coach and his fifteenth season as a head coach, Lewis now holds an over-all record of 100-48, placing him near the top in the NAIA for active wins and winning percentage.
Coach Lewis has compiled a 40-16 record in five and a half seasons as the Falcons' head coach, with back to back KCAC Championships in 2006 and 2007 as well as back to back NAIA National Playoff appearances.
This season the Falcons are off to another promising start, undefeated at 6-0 and ranked No. 7 in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches' poll.
In 2007, for the second season in a row, Coach Lewis was honored as KCAC Coach of the Year; marking the third time in his career he has been awarded this honor.
Prior to coming to Friends University, Lewis led teams to KCAC Championships three times including 1997, 1998 and 1999, with NAIA National Playoff appearances for the same seasons and a Wheat Bowl Title in 1996.
Coach Lewis and wife Nancy, who also works at the University, have two children, a daughter Shelby (14) and a son Josh (12).
This information provided courtesy of Stacie Bell, Sports Information Director at Friends University.