Colorado Mesa Mavericks
UniversityColorado Mesa University
ConferenceRocky Mountain Athletic Conference
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorTom Spicer
LocationGrand Junction, Colorado
Varsity teams21
Football stadiumStocker Stadium
Basketball arenaBrownson Arena
Baseball stadiumSam Suplizio Field
Soccer stadiumWalker Field
ColorsMaroon, white, and gold[1]

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.


Varsity sports

Colorado Mesa football team in 2008
Colorado Mesa football team in 2008


Non-varsity sports

In addition to varsity sports, CMU has a large number of emerging sports, men's hockey, cheer-leading, cycling, rodeo, Alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, and rugby, Club sports include, men's and women's soccer, men's rugby, men's volleyball, and water polo 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

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.


  1. ^ Colorado Mesa University Athletics Vidual Identity Quick Guide (PDF). August 7, 2015. Retrieved October 18, 2016.
  2. ^ "NCAA DII, DIII membership approves Sand Volleyball as 90th championship". NCAA. January 17, 2015. Retrieved April 5, 2015.