Central Missouri Mules football

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Central Missouri Mules football
2016 Central Missouri Mules football team
UCMO wordmark.svg
First season 1894 (1894)
Athletic director Jerry Hughes
Head coach Jim Svoboda
7th year, 50–23 (.685)
Stadium Audrey J. Walton Stadium
Field Vernon Kennedy Field
Year built 1928
Seating capacity 10,000
Field surface SpinTurf
Location Warrensburg, Missouri
NCAA division Division II
Conference MIAA
All-time record 545–506–51 (.518)
Playoff appearances 2
Playoff record 2–2
Conference titles 8
Colors Cardinal and Black[1]
         
Fight song Go Mules!
Mascot Mo the Mule
Marching band Marching Mules
Outfitter Nike
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 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In 1912, Central Missouri was a charter member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA), and has remained in the league.[2] UCM's home games are played at Audrey J. Walton Stadium in Warrensburg, Missouri.

Central Missouri's football program dates back to 1894,[3] and has won eight conference championships, and appeared in the NCAA Division II playoffs twice in 2002, and 2010.[4] Entering the 2015 season, Central Missouri's all-time record was 529–507–52.

The team is currently coached by Jim Svoboda, who has 50 wins as of September 27, 2016.[5]

Conference affiliations[edit]

Championships[edit]

  • Conference championships (8)[6]
Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
1926 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Theodore C. Reid 7–0–1 4–0
1956† Lew Corner 7–2 4–1
1970† Howard Mahanes 9–2 5–1
1983† Terry Noland 6–5 4–1
1986 8–3 5–0
1987† 7–3–1 5–0–1
1988† 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.

All-time record vs. current MIAA teams[edit]

Official record (including any NCAA imposed vacates and forfeits) against all current MIAA opponents as of the end of the 2015 season:

Opponent Won Lost Tied Percentage Streak First Meeting
Central Oklahoma 4 0 0 1.000 Won 4 2012
Emporia State 39 19 4 .661 Lost 2 1901
Fort Hays State 9 4 0 .692 Won 1 1964
Lindenwood 5 0 0 1.000 Won 5 2011
Missouri Southern 20 15 2 .568 Won 2 1973
Missouri Western 15 17 1 .470 Won 2 1975
Nebraska–Kearney 5 2 0 .714 Won 3 1960
Northeastern State 3 9 0 .250 Won 3 1962
Northwest Missouri State 34 59 2 .368 Lost 3 1921
Pittsburg State 10 42 2 .204 Won 2 1916
Washburn 26 18 2 .587 Won 4 1902
Totals 169 185 13 .478 Source:[7]

Alumni in professional football[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Central Missouri Graphic Style Guide (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association". themiaa.com. 
  3. ^ "Central Missouri State Historical Data". cfbdatawarehouse.com. 
  4. ^ NCAA.com, ed. (2013). "Championships" (PDF). 2013 Division II Football Records Book. NCAA. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  5. ^ "All-Time Coaching Records by Year". cfbdatawarehouse.com. 
  6. ^ DeLassus, David (2014). "Central Missouri Composite Championship Listing". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  7. ^ DeLassus, David (2015). "Central Missouri State vs Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (Current Conference Membership)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2015-04-23. 

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