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All-time scores

Coach Babe Tysseling

1990

32-15 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 1 Central State (Okla.) Oklahoma City, Okla. L, 7-0
March 2 Emporia State (Kan.) Oklahoma City, Okla. L, 2-0
  Oklahoma Baptist Oklahoma City, Okla. L, 4-3
March 3 Central State (Okla.) Oklahoma City, Okla. L, 6-0
  Cameron (Okla.) Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 7-6
March 16 Missouri Southern Pittsburg, Kan. L, 3-2
  Sterling (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 6-2
March 17 Sterling (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 11-1
  Tarkio (Mo.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 1-0
  Wartburg Pittsburg, Kan. L, 3-2
March 23 Pittsburg St. (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 5-1
March 24 Grand View Pittsburg, Kan. W, 6-5
  Northwestern Pittsburg, Kan. W, 2-1
March 30 St. Mary (Neb.) Roland L, 4-0
March 31 Grand View Roland W, 5-3
  Northwestern Roland W, 4-3
  St. Mary (Neb.) Roland L, 5-0
April 7 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 4-3; W, 3-0
April 11 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 5-2; W, 8-0
April 13 St. Thomas (Minn.) Eau Claire, Wis. L, 1-0
  Morhead St. (Ky.) Eau Claire, Wis. W, 4-2
April 14 Wis.-River Falls Eau Claire, Wis. L, 2-0
  Wis.-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. W, 6-5
  St. Olaf (Minn.) Eau Claire, Wis. W, 6-1
April 17 Wartburg Pella

W, 4-3; W, 4-2

April 21 Luther Decorah L, 6-5; W, 3-1
April 24 Mount Mercy Pella W, 3-2; L, 5-4
April 25 Loras Pella W, 7-0; W, 8-2
April 28 Buena Vista Pella L, 2-0; W, 3-1
May 1 Dubuque Dubuque W, 10-0; W, 2-0
May 4 Simpson Pella W, 5-2; W, 10-0
May 11 *Simpson Indianola W, 3-1
  *Aurora (Ill.) Indianola W, 8-2
May 12 *Aurora (Ill.) Indianola W, 2-1
May 18 &Trenton State (N.J.) Storm Lake L, 3-1
  &Eastern Connecticut St. Storm Lake W, 5-0
May 19 &Luther Storm Lake W, 2-0
May 20 &Trenton St. (N.J.) Storm Lake L, 4-2

*NCAA Div. III regionals
&NCAA Div. III finals

1991

42-6 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
Feb. 26 Texas Lutheran Houston, Texas W, 4-0
Feb. 27 Misericordia (Pa.) Houston, Texas W, 3-0
March 1 Misericordia (Pa.) Houston, Texas W, 2-0
March 15 Grand View Pittsburg, Kan. W, 6-1
  Kearney State (Neb.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 5-4
  Missouri Western Pittsburg, Kan. L, 6-5
  Lincoln (Mo.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 15-2
March 22 Northeastern (Okla.) Joplin, Mo. W, 5-1
  Quincy (Ill.) Joplin, Mo. W, 3-2
March 23 St. Mary (Neb.) Joplin, Mo. W, 5-4
  Mo. Southern Joplin, Mo. L, 2-0
March 29 Northwestern Roland W, 3-0
  William Penn Roland W, 6-0
  Grand View Roland W, 8-1
March 30 Wis.-Eau Claire Roland W, 6-2; W, 11-1
  Northwestern Roland L, 7-5
April 2 Northeast Missouri St. Pella W, 4-3; L, 5-4
April 6 Simpson Indianola W, 3-0; W, 4-0
April 10 William Penn Pella W, 10-1; W, 11-1
April 13 Dubuque Pella W, 8-0; W, 4-0
April 16 Drake Des Moines L, 1-0
  Grand View Des Moines W, 6-4
April 20 Upper Iowa Pella W, 7-2; W, 7-0
April 24 Luther Pella W, 3-0; W, 6-5
April 27 Wartburg Waverly

W, 8-7; W, 3-2

April 30 Loras Dubuque W, 7-1; W, 1-0
May 3 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 7-3; L, 1-0
May 10 *UC San Diego Pella W, 1-0
  *Simpson Pella W, 2-1
May 11 *Simpson Pella W, 4-0
May 17 &Eastern Connecticut St. Willimantic, Conn. W, 2-1
May 18 &Trenton St. (N.J.) Willimantic, Conn. W, 2-1
May 19 &Eastern Connecticut St. Willimantic, Conn. W, 4-0

*NCAA Div. III regionals
&NCAA Div. III finals

1992

33-11 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 5 Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. L, 5-2
March 6 Kansas Wesleyan Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 7-0
  Oklahoma Baptist Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 5-3
March 7 Oklahoma City Oklahoma City, Okla. L, 4-0
  Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas) Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 3-0
  Emporia State (Kan.) Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 8-0
  Central Oklahoma Oklahoma City, Okla. L, 4-3
March 13 Morningside Joplin, Mo. W, 7-6
  Emporia State (Kan.) Joplin, Mo. W, 7-5
March 14 Central Missoui Joplin, Mo. W, 6-3
  Southwest Minn. Joplin, Mo. W, 3-0
March 20 Quincy (Ill.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 7-5
  Emporia State (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 3-2
March 21 Northeastern St. (Okla.) Pittsburg, Kan. L, 1-0
  St. Mary (Neb.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 10-3
March 27 Dana College (Neb.) Pella W, 9-2
  Wis.-River Falls Pella W, 2-0
March 28 Wis.-Eau Claire Pella W, 3-0
April 4 Buean Vista Pella W, 1-0
April 7 Simpson Pella L, 2-1; W, 4-1
April 10 Trinity Christian (Ill.) Pella W, 4-1
April 11 Dubuque Dubuque W, 5-1; W, 10-1
April 13 Drake Des Moines L, 2-0
  Grand View Des Moines W, 2-0
April 15 William Penn Oskaloosa

W, 2-1

April 18 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 9-0; W, 7-0
April 25 Wartburg Pella W, 5-0; W, 4-0
April 29 Luther Decorah L, 3-2; W, 2-1
May 1 Loras Pella W, 10-0; W, 10-0
May 8 *Illinois Benedictine Lisle, Ill. L, 2-1
May 9 *Hope (Mich.) Lisle, Ill. W, 1-0
May 10 *Hope (Mich.) Lisle, Ill. L, 8-3

*NCAA Div. III regionals

1993

38-2 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 12 Central Baptist (Ark.) Joplin, Mo. W, 4-1
  Kansas Wesleyan Joplin, Mo. W, 8-0
March 13 Emporia St. (Kan.) Joplin, Mo. L, 11-1
March 19 Northeastern (Okla) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 7-2
  Bethany (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 7-3
March 20 Cameron (Okla.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 6-0
March 26 Houston Baptist Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 7-2
  Cameron (Okla.) Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 10-2
March 27 Oklahoma City Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 4-3
April 2 Midland Lutheran Omaha, Neb. W, 14-6
  St. Mary (Neb.) Omaha, Neb. W, 5-1
April 3 Northwest Missouri St. Omaha, Neb. W, 3-0
April 6 Loras Dubuque W, 9-0; W, 7-0
April 10 Augustana (Ill.) Pella W, 4-0; W, 13-0
April 17 Simpson Indianola W, 1-0; W, 2-0
April 20 Dubuque Pella W, 10-0; W, 10-0
April 24 William Penn Pella W, 4-0; W, 4-3
April 28 Upper Iowa Pella W, 11-3; W, 10-0
April 30 Wis.-Oshkosh Cedar Rapids W, 8-1
  Concordia Cedar Rapids W, 6-2
May 1 Southwest Texas St. Cedar Rapids W, 3-0
May 4 Wartburg Waverly W, 3-1; W, 2-0
May 7 Luther Pella W, 3-2; W, 4-2
May 14 *Wis.-River Falls Pella W, 4-2
  *St. Benedict (Minn.) Pella

W, 6-3

May 15 *St. Benedict (Minn.) Pella L, 4-1; W, 8-3
May 20 &Benedictine (Ill.) Decatur, Ill. W, 3-1
May 21 &Trenton St. (N.J.) Decatur, Ill. W, 6-0
May 23 &Trenton St. (N.J.) Decatur, Ill. W, 7-3

*NCAA Div. III regionals
&NCAA Div. III finals

1994

35-14 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 11 Southwest Baptist (Mo.) Joplin, Mo. W, 6-3
  Central Oklahoma (Mo.) Joplin, Mo. L, 2-0
  Missouri Western Joplin, Mo. W, 10-3
March 12 South Dakota State Joplin, Mo. W, 4-2
  Nebraska-Kearney Joplin, Mo. L, 7-1
  Adams State (Colo.) Joplin, Mo. W, 1-0
  Central Oklahoma Joplin, Mo. W, 5-4
March 18 Emporia State (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. L, 5-4
  Northeastern (Okla.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 5-2
  Pittsburg State (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. L, 5-1
March 19 Washburn (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. L, 4-0
  Friends (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. L, 4-3
  Lindenwood (Mo.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 10-0
March 25 Oklahoma Baptist Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 5-2
  Central Missouri Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 3-2
March 26 Dana (Neb.) Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 4-3
  Northeastern Okla. Oklahoma City, Okla. L, 7-6
March 29 Neb.-Omaha Pella W, 3-2; W, 7-5
April 1 SIU-Edwardsville Joplin, Mo. W, 7-6
  Missouri Southern Joplin, Mo. W, 1-0
April 2 Mary (N.D.) Joplin, Mo. W, 7-0
April 9 Luther Decorah W, 7-2; W, 6-3
April 13 Loras Pella W, 5-1; W, 5-0
April 16 Buena Vista Pella L, 7-5; L, 5-3
April 19 Simpson Pella

L, 7-2; W, 6-0

April 23 Dubuque Dubuque W, 10-0; W, 14-0
April 26 Mount Mercy Pella W, 2-0; W, 5-1
April 27 William Penn Oskaloosa L, 3-2; W, 8-4
April 29 St. Mary (Neb.) Pella W, 6-2; W, 6-0
April 30 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 10-0; W, 13-3
May 6 Wartburg Pella L, 3-2; W, 2-1
May 13 *Illinois Wesleyan   W, 6-0
May 14 *Wis.-River Falls   W, 5-0
May 15 *Simpson   W, 5-2
May 19 &Alma (Mich.) Salem, Va. W, 4-3 (16 inn.)
May 20 &Buena Vista Salem, Va. W, 2-0
May 21 &Trenton State (N.J.) Salem, Va. L, 3-2
  &Bridgewater State Salem, Va. L, 1-0

*NCAA Div. III regionals
&NCAA Div. III finals

1995

35-13 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 10 Northeastern (Okla.) Joplin, Mo. W, 1-0
  South Dakota State Joplin, Mo. L, 2-1
March 11 Washburn (Kan.) Joplin, Mo. L, 5-1
  William Penn Joplin, Mo. W, 7-0
March 17 Central Missouri St. Pittsburg, Kan. L, 2-1
  Washburn (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 1-0
  Northeastern (Okla.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 8-3
March 18 Pittsburg State (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 2-1
March 24 Detroit Mercy (Mich.) Columbia, Mo. W, 3-2
  Bradley (Ill.) Columbia, Mo. L, 2-1
  Tenn.-Chattanooga Columbia, Mo. W, 5-2
March 25 Missouri Columbia, Mo. L, 8-3
  Western Illinois Columbia, Mo. L, 5-0
March 28 Drake Omaha, Neb. L, 3-2
  Concordia-St. Paul (Minn.) Omaha, Neb. W, 8-3
  St. Olaf (Minn.) Omaha, Neb. W, 3-0
March 31 Wis.-Stevens Point River Falls, Wis. W, 1-0
  St. Thomas (Minn.) River Falls, Wis. W, 6-3
April 1 Wis.-River Falls River Falls, Wis. W, 7-4
  Coe River Falls, Wis. W, 3-1
April 6 Loras Dubuque W, 6-0; W, 7-1
April 8 Wartburg Waverly L, 4-3; W, 2-0
April 11 Luther Pella W, 11-2; W, 7-0
April 14 St. Olaf (Minn.) Pella W, 9-0
  Wis.-Oshkosh Pella

W, 15-2; W, 8-0

April 15 St. Olaf (Minn.) Pella W, 12-3
April 19 Buena Vista Storm Lake L, 2-1; L, 1-0
April 22 Simpson Indianola W, 4-1; W, 3-0
April 26 William Penn Pella W, 5-1; W, 2-1
May 2 Upper Iowa Pella W, 2-0; W, 10-0
May 12 *Aruora (Ill.) Lisle, Ill. W, 3-2
May 13 *Illinois Benedictine Lisle, Ill. W, 3-0
May 14 *Illinois Benedictine Lisle, Ill. W, 4-2
May 18 &Hope (Mich.) Storm Lake W, 2-1
May 19 &Trenton State (N.J.) Storm Lake W, 3-2
May 20 &Chapman (Calif.) Storm Lake L, 2-0
  &Trenton State (N.J.) Storm Lake L, 10-2

*NCAA Div. III regionals
&NCAA Div. III finals

1996

29-15 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 8 South Dakota State Joplin, Mo. L, 10-4
  Missouri Western Joplin, Mo. W, 3-1
  Southwest Baptist (Mo.) Joplin, Mo. W, 7-1
March 9 Southern Indiana Joplin, Mo. W, 6-1
  Missouri Southern Joplin, Mo. L, 3-2
March 15 Quincy (Ill.) Edwardsville, Ill. L, 8-3
  Indianapolis (Ind.) Edwardsville, Ill. W, 3-2
  Missouri-St. Louis Edwardsville, Ill. W, 7-3
March 16 Hillsdale (Mich.) Edwardsville, Ill. L, 2-1
  Northwest Missouri St. Edwardsville, Ill. L, 2-0
  Ferris St. (Mich.) Edwardsville, Ill. W, 3-2
March 23 Bradley (Ill.) Columbia, Mo. L, 7-6
  Missouri Columbia, Mo. L, 3-2
March 24 Bradley (Ill.) Columbia, Mo. L, 2-1
  Missouri Columbia, Mo. L, 10-1
  Missouri-Kansas City Columbia, Mo. W, 4-2
March 29 Washburn (Kan.) Emporia, Kan. L, 8-1
  Pittsburg State (Kan.) Emporia, Kan. W, 6-1
  Missouri Southern Emporia, Kan. W, 4-3
April 3 Simpson Pella W, 1-0; W, 3-1
April 5 Wis.-Oshkosh Pella W, 9-0
  Nebraska Wesleyan Pella W, 8-0
April 6 Wis.-River Falls Pella W, 10-0
  St. Thomas (Minn.) Pella W, 3-1
  Wis.-Stevens Point Pella

W, 3-1

April 13 Luther Decorah W, 10-0; W, 1-0
April 16 Loras Pella L, 2-1; W, 10-0
April 18 Wartburg Pella W, 6-2; W, 1-0
April 20 Buena Vista Pella L, 2-1; L, 2-1
April 27 Dubuque Dubuque W, 7-1; W, 4-0
April 30 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 1-0; W, 2-0
May 3 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 11-10; W, 7-3
May 10 *Buena Vista Indianola W, 3-2
May 11 *Simpson Indianola L, 2-1
  *Buena Vista Indianola W, 3-1
May 12 *Simpson Indianola L, 5-0

*NCAA Div. III regionals

1997

35-12 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 7 Mankato State (Minn.) Joplin, Mo. W, 5-4
  Emporia State (Kan.) Joplin, Mo. W, 2-1
  Northwest Missouri St. Joplin, Mo. W, 8-0
March 8 Washburn (Kan.) Joplin, Mo. L, 5-4
  Morningside Joplin, Mo. W, 3-0
March 15 Quincy (Ill.) Emporia, Kan. W, 4-3
  Washburn (Kan.) Emporia, Kan. L, 1-0
  South Dakota State Emporia, Kan. W, 8-3
March 16 Buena Vista Emporia, Kan. W, 1-0
  Emporia State (Kan.) Emporia, Kan. W, 2-1
  Nebraska-Omaha Emporia, Kan. W, 6-4
March 21 Kansas Wesleyan Emporia, Kan. W, 7-0
  Texas Women's University Emporia, Kan. W, 6-2
  Mesa State (Colo.) Emporia, Kan. L, 7-1
March 22 Colorado School of Mines Emporia, Kan. W, 10-1
  Emporia State (Kan.) Emporia, Kan. W, 9-5
  Mesa State (Colo.) Emporia, Kan. W, 1-0
March 27 Park (Mo.) Kansas City, Mo. W, 11-3; W, 3-1
March 28 Central Missouri State Warrensburg, Mo. W, 1-0
  Central Oklahoma Warrensburg, Mo. L, 7-6
  Missouri Western Warrensburg, Mo. L, 4-0
April 5 Upper Iowa Pella W, 14-0; W, 9-1
April 12 Lawrence (Wis.) Oshkosh, Wis. L, 9-6
  Wis.-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. W, 5-3
April 13 Augustana (Ill.) Oshkosh, Wis.

W, 10-1

April 15 Dubuque Pella W, 11-2; W, 12-4
April 17 Simpson Indianola L, 8-1; W, 3-2
April 19 Wartburg Waverly L, 3-1; W, 6-3
April 26 Luther Pella W, 10-0; W, 6-0
April 28 Grand View Pella W, 1-0; W, 7-6
April 29 William Penn Pella L, 3-0; W, 7-1
May 2 Loras Dubuque W, 4-1; W, 5-1
May 9 *St. Thomas (Minn.) Eau Claire, Wis. W, 6-1
  *St. Mary's (Minn.) Eau Claire, Wis. W, 1-0
May 10 *St. Thomas (Minn.) Eau Claire, Wis. L, 3-2
May 11 *St. Thomas (Minn.) Eau Claire, Wis. W, 2-0
May 15 &Wheaton (Mass.) Eau Claire, Wis. L, 2-1
  &College of New Jersey Eau Claire, Wis. L, 2-1

*NCAA Div. III regionals
&NCAA Div. III finals

1998

30-15 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 6 Nebraska-Omaha Pittsburg, Kan. L, 7-1
  Mankato State (Minn.) Pittsburg, Kan. L, 4-2
  Pittsburg State (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 7-5
March 7 Winona State (Minn.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 3-0
March 17 Cal State-Dominguez Hills Orange, Calif. W, 4-1
  Savannah (Ga.) Orange, Calif. L, 2-1
  Chapman (Calif.) Orange, Calif. W, 4-1
March 18 Concordia (Ore.) Orange, Calif. W, 2-0
  Concordia (Calif.) Orange, Calif. L, 5-3
March 19 Puget Sound (Wash.) Orange, Calif. W, 3-1
  Cal State-Dominguez Hills Orange, Calif. W, 12-1
March 20 Cal Lutheran Orange, Calif. W, 9-1
  Azusa Pacific (Calif.) Orange, Calif. L, 7-0
  Chapman (Calif.) Orange, Calif. L, 5-4
March 21 Pacific Lutheran Orange, Calif. L, 3-0
  Cal State-Sal Bernadino Orange, Calif. L, 3-2
  Cal Lutheran Orange, Calif. L, 11-3
March 27 Schreiner (Texas) Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 5-1
  Oklahoma Science & Art Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 8-1
  William Carey (Miss.) Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 5-1
March 28 Cameron (Okla.) Oklahoma City, Okla. W, 8-0
April 4 Loras Pella W, 8-0; L, 3-0
April 6 Simpson Pella L, 8-0; W, 2-1
April 11 Wartburg Pella W, 9-1; L, 5-3
April 18 William Penn Oskaloosa

W, 9-0; W, 4-2

April 21 Coe Cedar Rapids W, 5-2; W, 7-1
April 24 Cornell Pella W, 9-1; W, 21-1
April 25 Buena Vista Pella W, 4-1; W, 5-0
April 28 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 9-1; W, 8-6
April 29 Grand View Pella W, 4-0; W, 1-0
May 1 Luther Decorah L, 2-1; W, 9-2
May 7 *St. Mary's (Minn.) Indianola W, 3-2
May 8 *Simpson Indianola L, 1-0
May 9 *Christopher Newport (Va.) Indianola W, 10-2
  *Simpson Indianola L, 1-0

*NCAA Div. III regionals

1999

34-11-1 overall

Date Opponent Location Result
March 5 Washburn (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 2-0
  Augustana (S.D.) Pittsburg, Kan. L, 8-4
  Southwest State (Minn.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 8-5
March 6 Emporia State (Kan.) Pittsburg, Kan. W, 4-2
  Missouri Western Pittsburg, Kan. W, 3-2
  Nebraska-Omaha Pittsburg, Kan. L, 8-2
March 19 Regis (Colo.) Emporia, Kan. L, 5-2
  Emporia State (Kan.) Emporia, Kan. L, 6-1
  Central Oklahoma Emporia, Kan. W, 4-2
March 20 Colorado School of Mines Emporia, Kan. L, 4-1
  Friends (Kan.) Emporia, Kan. W, 2-0
March 27 Webster (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. W, 5-1
  Wisconsin Lutheran St. Louis, Mo. W, 16-0
March 28 Eureka (Ill.) St. Louis, Mo. W, 6-1
  Maryville (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. W, 4-1
March 31 Cal.-Riverside Riverside, Calif. W, 6-2; W, 3-1
April 2 St. Thomas (Minn.) La Jolla, Calif. W, 4-3 (8 inn.)
  UC San Diego La Jolla, Calif. W, 8-2
  University of San Diego San Diego, Calif. W, 2-1
April 3 Claremont-Mudd (Calif.) San Diego, Calif. W, 1-0
  Azusa Pacific (Calif.) La Jolla, Calif. T, 3-3
April 7 Luther Pella W, 2-1; W, 1-0
April 10 Wartburg Waverly W, 7-1; W, 5-4
April 14 Dubuque Pella W, 5-0; W, 11-0
April 17 William Penn Pella

W, 5-0; W, 2-0

April 20 Coe Pella W, 2-1 (9 inn.); W, 1-0 (9 inn.)
April 22 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 1-0; L, 1-0
April 24 Loras Dubuque L, 4-3; W, 6-1
April 28 Simpson Indianola L, 2-0; L, 5-3
May 4 Cornell Mount Vernon W, 2-1; W, 7-0
May 8 Upper Iowa Pella W, 2-0; W, 8-0
May 14 *St. Mary's (Minn.) Indianola L, 4-2
  *Cortland State (N.Y.) Indianola W, 4-2
May 15 *Webster (Mo.) Indianola W, 5-2
  *St. Mary's (Minn.) Indianola L, 3-2

*NCAA Div. III regionals

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