Central Missouri Mules football

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Central Missouri Mules football
2018 Central Missouri Mules football team
Central Missouri Athletics wordmark.svg
First season 1894 (1894)
Athletic director Jerry Hughes
Head coach Jim Svoboda
9th season, 65–28 (.699)
Stadium Audrey J. Walton Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Field Vernon Kennedy Field
Year built 1928
Field surface SpinTurf
Location Warrensburg, Missouri
NCAA division Division II
Conference Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
All-time record 559–511–51 (.521)
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 NCAA Division II. 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 63 wins as of September 18, 2018.[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 9–2 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 5 1 0 .833 Lost 1 2012
Emporia State 40 19 4 .667 Won 1 1901
Fort Hays State 9 5 0 .643 Lost 1 1964
Lindenwood 7 0 0 1.000 Won 7 2011
Missouri Southern 22 15 2 .590 Won 3 1973
Missouri Western 16 17 1 .485 Won 3 1975
Nebraska–Kearney 7 2 0 .778 Won 5 1960
Northeastern State 5 9 0 .357 Won 5 1962
Northwest Missouri State 34 61 2 .361 Lost 5 1921
Pittsburg State 11 42 2 .218 Won 3 1916
Washburn 28 18 2 .604 Won 5 1902
Totals 183 189 13 .492 Source:[7]

Alumni in professional football[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ UCM Brand and Style Guide. November 9, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018. 
  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 December 31, 2013. 
  5. ^ "All-Time Coaching Records by Year". cfbdatawarehouse.com. 
  6. ^ DeLassus, David (2014). "Central Missouri Composite Championship Listing". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved June 27, 2014. 
  7. ^ DeLassus, David (2015). "Central Missouri State vs Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (Current Conference Membership)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved April 23, 2015. 

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