Topeka Mudcats

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Topeka Mudcats
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Founded2009
League Women's Spring Football League
Team historyTopeka Mudcats
Based in Topeka, Kansas
StadiumTopeka Rugby Pitch Field
ColorsPurple, Silver, White
President Dawn Smith
Head coachShawn Smith
Championships0
Division titles0
MascotMuddy the Mudcat

The Topeka Mudcats are a women's professional American football team based in Topeka, Kansas, and a charter member of the Women's Spring Football League.

American football Team field sport

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, which is the team controlling the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with or passing the ball, while the defense, which is the team without control of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and aims to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs, or plays, and otherwise they turn over the football to the defense; if the offense succeeds in advancing ten yards or more, they are given a new set of four downs. Points are primarily scored by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.

Topeka, Kansas State capital city in Kansas, United States

Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. It is situated along the Kansas River in the central part of Shawnee County, in northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 127,473. The Topeka Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Shawnee, Jackson, Jefferson, Osage, and Wabaunsee counties, had a population of 233,870 in the 2010 census.

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History

On June 13, 2009 the Topeka Mudcats made history in Topeka when the formation of the first women professional football team as formed. May 1, 2010 was the first home game and made the capital city proud by defeating the River City Raiders 28-0.

Season-By-Season

SeasonWLTFinishPlayoff results
2010340WSFL Runners-up
2011220
Totals560

2010 roster

Topeka Mudcats roster
Quarterbacks
  • 10 Tara Thompson


Running Backs

  • 11 Savannah Killough
  • 9 Breanna Perry
  • 24 Miki Harris
  • 19 Tracie Glover

Wide Receivers

  • 81 Krissy Boos
Offensive Line
  • 55 Stephanie Curry OL/DL
  • 69 Dayna Burford OL/DL
  • 77 Zakiyyah Robbins OL/DL


Defensive Line

  • 79 Alicia Wilkerson NT
  • 76 Sara King DE


Linebackers

  •  8 Leilani Denny
Defensive Backs
  • 13 Krystal Johnson
  • 16 Ami Hyten
  • 47 Amy Eckhardt

Special Teams

  • Currently vacant
Injured Reserve
  • Currently vacant

Exempt List

  • Currently vacant

Practice Squad

  • Currently vacant
  • Rookies in italics
  • Roster updated March 29, 2010
  • 16 Active, 0 Inactive, 0 PS

2010 Season Schedule

DateOpponent Home/Away Result
May 1 Kansas City Storm AwayLost 0-21
May 8 Oklahoma City Lightning AwayWon 6-0 (Forfeit)
May 29River City RaidersHomeWon 28-0
June 5 Kansas City Storm HomeLost 0-36
June 19 Kansas City Storm AwayLost 7-30
June 26 Kansas City Storm HomeLost 6-30
July 10River City RaidersHomeWin 27-6

2011 Season Schedule

DateOpponent Home/Away Result
April 2 Nebraska Stampede AwayLost 0-52
April 23 Kansas City Phoenix AwayWon 30-6
April 30 Kansas City Storm HomeWon 34-30
May 7 Arkansas Rampage AwayLost 12-36
May 28 Kansas City Phoenix HomePPD
June 18 Arkansas Rampage HomeCanceled

vs Opponent

OpponentOVERALLHOMEAWAYPLYFF
Kansas City Storm (1-4)(1-2)(0-2)(0-0)
Oklahoma City Lightning (1-0)(1-0)(0-0)(0-0)
River City Raiders(2-0)(2-0)(0-0)(0-0)
Kansas City Phoenix (1-0)(1-0)(0-0)(0-0)
Arkansas Ramapge (0-1)(0-0)(0-1)(0-0)

WSFL Midwest Division Standings

Midwest Division
2010 WSFL MidWest Division standingsWLTPCTGBDIVPFPASTK
y-Kansas City Storm 8001.000---7-025243W7

y - Midwest Division Title x - Midwest Division Runners-up

WSFL Heartland Division Standings

Midwest Division
2010 WSFL MidWest Division standingsWLTPCTGBDIVPFPASTK
Arkansas Rampage 3100.750---3-04848L1
Topeka Mudcats2200.500---1-176124L1
Kansas City Phoenix 0300.00---0-3642L3

y - Heartland Division Title

x - Heartland Division Runners-up


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