Cape Girardeau, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Southeast Missouri State will begin the Tom Matukewicz coaching era with a 12-game schedule this year, including six home games.
The schedule, announced Tuesday, kicks off with an Aug. 28 home opener at Houck Stadium against NAIA member Missouri Baptist.
Southeast Missouri also will host Southeastern Louisiana (Sept. 20) in non- conference action, and Tennessee State (Oct. 4, Homecoming), Eastern Illinois (Oct. 18), Austin Peay (Nov. 15) and Jacksonville State (Nov. 22) in Ohio Valley Conference games.
The Redhawks will play non-conference road games against the University of Kansas (Sept. 6) and Southern Illinois (Sept. 13). Within the OVC, they will travel to UT Martin (Sept. 27), Murray State (Oct. 11), Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 25) and Tennessee Tech (Nov. 8).
Matukewicz, hired Dec. 18, will try to turn around a team coming off three straight three-win seasons.
2014 Southeast Missouri Football Schedule
All Times ET
Aug. 28, Missouri Baptist, 7 p.m.
Sept. 6, at Kansas, TBA
Sept. 13, at Southern Illinois, TBA
Sept. 20, Southeastern Louisiana, 7 p.m.
Sept. 27, at UT Martin*, TBA
Oct. 4, Tennessee State* (Homecoming), 2 p.m.
Oct. 11, at Murray State*, TBA
Oct. 18, Eastern Illinois*, 2 p.m.
Oct. 25, at Eastern Kentucky*, 3 p.m.
Nov. 8, at Tennessee Tech*, TBA
Nov. 15, Austin Peay*, 2 p.m.
Nov. 22, Jacksonville State*, 2 p.m.
* - OVC game