Central Missouri Mules football

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Central Missouri Mules football
2014 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football season
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First season 1894 (1894)
Athletic director Jerry Hughes
Head coach Jim Svoboda
5th year, 31–15–0 (.674)
Home stadium Audrey J. Walton Stadium
Field Vernon Kennedy Field
Year built 1928
Stadium capacity 10,000
Stadium surface SpinTurf
Location Warrensburg, Missouri
League NCAA Division II
Conference MIAA
All-time record 529–507–52 (.510)
Postseason bowl record 1–2–0 (.333)
Conference titles 8
Colors

Cardinal and Black

          
Fight song Go Mules!
Mascot Mo the Mule
Marching band Marching Mules
Website www.ucmathletics.com

The Central Missouri Mules football program represents the University of Central Missouri in college football and competes in the Division II level (D-II) of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). In 1912, Central Missouri was a charter member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA), and has remained in the league.[1] UCM's home games are played at Audrey J. Walton Stadium in Warrensburg, Missouri.

Central Missouri's football program dates back to 1894,[2] and has won eight conference championships, and appeared in the NCAA Division II playoffs twice in 2002, and 2010.[3] Entering the 2014 season, Central Missouri's all-time record was 512–507–52.

The team is currently coached by Jim Svoboda, who has 31 wins as of January 3, 2014.[2]

Conference affiliations[edit]

Championships[edit]

  • Conference championships (8)[4]
Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
1926 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Theodore C. Reid 7–0–1 4-0
1956† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Lew Corner 7–2 4–1
1970† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Howard Mahanes 9-2 5–1
1983† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Terry Noland 6–5 4-1
1986 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Terry Noland 8–3 5–0
1987† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Terry Noland 7–3–1 5–0–1
1988† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Terry Noland 6–5 5–1
2003† Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Willie Fritz 9–2 7–2
Total Conference Championships: 8
† Denotes co-champions

Stadium[edit]

The Mules have played their home games at Audrey J. Walton Stadium since 1928. The current capacity of the stadium is at 10,000.

Alumni in professional football[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://themiaa.com/sports/2012/5/21/history.aspx
  2. ^ a b http://cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ii/miaa/central_missouri_state/index.php
  3. ^ NCAA.com, ed. (2013). "Championships" (PDF). 2013 Division II Football Records Book. NCAA. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  4. ^ DeLassus, David (2014). "Central Missouri Composite Championship Listing". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2014-06-27.