Bearcat Wins Cheerleaders of America National Championship|
Feb. 26, 2007
The competition, the largest Open Nationals hosted by the COA, attracts cheerleading squads, dance teams, and mascots from the surrounding region.
"This competition was an opportunity for us to generate exposure for the
The Bearcat was the crowd favorite at the competition. Following his performance, he stuck around to have his picture taken with fans and cheerleading squads in attendance.
"I'm proud to be able to contribute toward the goals set forth by Director of Athletics Mike Thomas in his CATAPULT plan," said the Bearcat. "I think I might have even gained a few new fans."
This is the Bearcat's first National Championship and only the third time he has competed in a national competition. His last appearance was at the UCA College Nationals in 2003.