Colorado Mesa Mavericks

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Colorado Mesa Mavericks
University Colorado Mesa University
Conference Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Tom Spicer
Location Grand Junction, CO
Varsity teams 21
Football stadium Stocker Stadium
Basketball arena Brownson Arena
Baseball stadium Sam Suplizio Field
Soccer stadium Walker Field
Nickname Mavericks
Colors
     Mesa Maroon       Athletic Gold
Website www.cmumavericks.com

The Colorado Mesa Mavericks (formerly Mesa State Mavericks) are the athletic teams that represent Colorado Mesa University, located in Grand Junction, Colorado, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Mavericks compete as members of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference for all 21 varsity sports.

Facilities[edit]

  • Athletic Practice Fields
    • Baseball
    • Football
  • Bergman Field – softball
  • Elliott Tennis Complex – tennis
  • Two intramural athletic fields
  • Brownson Arena – basketball, volleyball, wrestling
  • El Pomar Natatorium – swimming and diving
  • Maverick Pavilion – indoor athletic courts (Fall 2011)
  • Ralph Stocker Stadium – football, track and field
  • Suplizio Field – baseball
  • Walker Field – soccer, lacrosse

Varsity Sports[edit]

Colorado Mesa football team in 2008

Teams[edit]

Non-varsity Sports[edit]

In addition to varsity sports, CMU has a large number of club sports including cheerleading, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's rugby, men's volleyball, water polo, cycling, rodeo, skiing, and formerly hockey, as well as active outdoors and intramural programs. The intramural sports include flag football, ultimate frisbee, indoor soccer, dodgeball, tennis, volleyball, and basketball, among many others.

Program notes[edit]

Since 1958, Grand Junction has co-hosted the NJCAA Junior College World Series at Suplizio Field, unassociated to the CMU Athletic Department

CMU plays host to several summer sports camps and clinics including baseball, football, cross country, cheerleading, lacrosse, swimming, soccer, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling, as well as the largest summer basketball camp west of the Mississippi River.

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