The UC Riverside Highlanders (also UCR) represent the University of California, Riverside in Riverside, California in intercollegiate athletics. They field fifteen teams including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, and track and field, women's-only softball and volleyball, and men's-only baseball. A football team had been fielded, but the program was discontinued in 1975. The Highlanders compete in NCAA Division I; they are members of the Big West Conference. Since the universities founding in 1954, UC Riverside has won 5 team National Champtionships (4 NCAA, 1 AIAW), and 12 Individual National Championships (11 Division II and I Division I).