Sammy Slug
Sammy Slug
Nickname: Sammy
Title: UCSC's Biggest & Slimiest Fan

Sammy the Slug Fun Facts:

Nickname: Sammy, Sammiester
Birthdate: 1986
Birthplace: Redwood Forest
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Hobbies: Fans and Sliming Opponents!!
Favorite Website:
Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction
Favorite Food: Organic Substances
Favorite Colors: Blue and Gold
Favorite Sport: Any game UCSC plays
Arch Nemesis: Sodium Chloride 

Awards and Recognitions:

  • May 1986, People magazine dedicated a full-page spread to the Santa Cruz Banana Slug movement.
  • 1992, the Santa Cruz Banana Slug was named the nation's top mascot by the National Directory of College Athletics. 
  • Sports Illustrated magazine named the Banana Slug the nation's best college nickname in 1992.
  • California's official state mollusk

See what Sammys been up to and see more photos of him by liking his facebook page.

For appearance bookings, please contact Damien Jepson and visit the Sammy Rental page.