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Gaston F. Lewis
Sport(s)Football, basketball, track, cross country
Biographical details
Born(1903-08-04)August 4, 1903
Clinton, Ohio
DiedNovember 28, 1989(1989-11-28) (aged 86)
Xenia, Ohio
Head coaching record
Bowls1–1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
1 Black college national (1948)
3 Midwest Athletic Association (1948, 1950–1951)

Gaston F. "Country" Lewis (August 4, 1903 – November 28, 1989) was an American football, basketball, track, and cross country coach. He served as the head football coach at Alabama State University (1929–1933), Wilberforce University (1934–1946), and Central State University (1947–1956). Lewis grew up on a farm in Caesarscreek Township, Greene County, Ohio.[1] He earned a master's degree at Ohio State University.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Alabama State Hornets (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1929–1933)
1929 Alabama State 5–2–2
1930 Alabama State 6–5
1931 Alabama State 8–3
1932 Alabama State 6–1–1
1933 Alabama State 6–2–1
Alabama State: 31–13–4
Wilberforce Bulldogs () (1934–1946)
1934 Wilberforce 6–3
1935 Wilberforce 6–1–1
1936 Wilberforce 6–1–1
1937 Wilberforce 4–2–1
1938 Wilberforce 3–2–1
1939 Wilberforce 5–2
1940 Wilberforce 6–1–2 L Vulcan
1941 Wilberforce 3–4
1942 No team—World War II
1943 No team—World War II
1944 Wilberforce 4–3–1
1945 Wilberforce 6–3
1946 Wilberforce 6–2–2
Wilberforce:
Wilberforce State / Central State Marauders (Midwest Athletic Association) (1947–1956)
1947 Wilberforce State 10–1 W Vulcan
1948 Wilberforce State 9–0–1 1st
1949 Wilberforce State 5–4
1950 Wilberforce State 6–4 1st
1951 Wilberforce State 7–2 1st
1952 Central State 4–4
1953 Central State 1–5
1954 Central State 4–4
1955 Central State 4–4
1956 Central State
Wilberforce State / Central State: 55–24–9
Total:
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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