The University of Central Missouri has released its 2013 football schedule.
The Mules will play nine MIAA games as well as a non-conference game with former conference rival Truman State.
UCM will open the season against defending conference champion Missouri Western at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 in Warrensburg.
UCM will visit Northwest Missouri Sept. 14, host Lindenwood Sept. 21, visit Truman State Sept. 28 and Missouri Southern Oct. 5, host Pittsburg State Oct. 12, visit Central Oklahoma Oct. 19, host Northeastern State for homecoming Oct. 26, visit Nebraska-Kearney Nov. 2 and close the regular season hosting Fort Hays State Nov. 9.
The Mules went 6-4 in 2012.