|League||Women's Spring Football League|
|Team history||Topeka Mudcats|
|Based in||Topeka, Kansas|
|Stadium||Topeka Rugby Pitch Field|
|Colors||Purple, Silver, White|
|Head coach||Shawn Smith|
|Mascot||Muddy 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, 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 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.
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.
|Topeka Mudcats roster|
|Offensive Line||Defensive Backs|
|May 1||Kansas City Storm||Away||Lost 0-21|
|May 8||Oklahoma City Lightning||Away||Won 6-0 (Forfeit)|
|May 29||River City Raiders||Home||Won 28-0|
|June 5||Kansas City Storm||Home||Lost 0-36|
|June 19||Kansas City Storm||Away||Lost 7-30|
|June 26||Kansas City Storm||Home||Lost 6-30|
|July 10||River City Raiders||Home||Win 27-6|
|April 2||Nebraska Stampede||Away||Lost 0-52|
|April 23||Kansas City Phoenix||Away||Won 30-6|
|April 30||Kansas City Storm||Home||Won 34-30|
|May 7||Arkansas Rampage||Away||Lost 12-36|
|May 28||Kansas City Phoenix||Home||PPD|
|June 18||Arkansas Rampage||Home||Canceled|
|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)|
|2010 WSFL MidWest Division standings||W||L||T||PCT||GB||DIV||PF||PA||STK|
|y-Kansas City Storm||8||0||0||1.000||---||7-0||252||43||W7|
y - Midwest Division Title x - Midwest Division Runners-up
|2010 WSFL MidWest Division standings||W||L||T||PCT||GB||DIV||PF||PA||STK|
|Kansas City Phoenix||0||3||0||0.00||---||0-3||6||42||L3|
y - Heartland Division Title
x - Heartland Division Runners-up
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