UC Merced Golden Bobcats
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|UC Merced Golden Bobcats|
|University||University of California, Merced|
|Conference(s)||California Pacific Conference|
|Basketball arena||Gallo Recreation Center|
|Colors||Royal Blue and Gold
The UC Merced Golden Bobcats are the intercollegiate athletics teams of the University of California, Merced (UCM). The school colors are royal blue and gold. A majority of UCM's sports teams compete as club sports and intramurals. On April 19, 2011, the NAIA made UC Merced one of four new members to join the organization. On May 6, 2011, the Golden Bobcats were made official members of the California Pacific Conference.
The announced sports that will compete intercollegiately will be men's and women's cross country, women's volleyball and men's basketball. Club sports at UC Merced include aquatics, baseball, women's basketball, lacrosse, men's and women's soccer, softball and men's volleyball as of now. The university plans on adding more as the school progresses. The teams compete against sister UC's and other California universities.
Intramurals include a wide array of sports such as ultimate frisbee, flag football, coed volleyball, etc.