UC Merced Golden Bobcats
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|UC Merced Golden Bobcats|
|University||University of California, Merced|
|Conference||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.
UC Merced sports that compete intercollegiately are men's and women's cross country, men's and women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, and men's and women's basketball. Club sports at UC Merced include archery, baseball, the Bobcat Dance Team, cheer, lacrosse, martial arts, golf, softball, water polo, and wrestling 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 basketball, ultimate frisbee, flag football, dodgeball, grass volleyball, indoor volleyball, table tennis, soccer, archery, etc.