|Title:||UCSC's Biggest & Slimiest Fan|
Sammy the Slug Fun Facts:
Nickname: Sammy, Sammiester
Birthplace: Redwood Forest
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Hobbies: Fans and Sliming Opponents!!
Favorite Website: www.goslugs.com
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