SPIRIT SQUADS

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The dance team welcomed a new head coach, Maureen Housum, a three-time National Dance Association All-American and four-time collegiate National Dance Association champion.

  • Dance won its seventh national championship in hip-hop, coming from fourth place in semifinals to first in the finals, the first time a team has achieved that in NDA history.

  • Cheer finished in the Top 5 at the UCA national championships, jumping from 13th place in the semis to fifth in finals.

  • UC mascot “Bearcat” was only one of 10 mascots selected to compete in the UCA mascot national championships, with a sixth-place finish.