Erica Counters
Erica  Counters


High School:
Eastview High School

Year on Team: 2nd

Major: Elementary Education

High School: Eastview High School

Previous Cheer Team/All-Star Gym: Planet Spirit All-Stars

Favorite Stunt: Basket Tosses

Favorite Tumbling Pass: Round off two handsprings full

Favorite Place on Campus: Nicholson Hall

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? I've always been a gopher fan and there's no better feeling than being on the field cheering on a victory!

When/where did you first start cheering? I started all-star cheer in 7th grades and joined planet spirit in 9th grade

What's something that most people don't know about you? Spearmint gum makes me sneeze

What non-cheering accomplishment are you most proud of? Being given the leadership award for my all-star team

What do you like to do when you're not cheering? I like to bake cupcakes, do crafts and curl up with a good book and a cup of Starbucks

What is your favorite memory of this team? Talking in cavewoman voices all through camp

What are you looking forward to on this team? Cheering for successful football and basketball seasons, as well as competition season!

Do you have any tips for high school cheerleaders who want to continue in college? Make school your priority and cheer your passion


Goldy Gopher: Heart of Gold

Goldy Gopher: Heart of Gold

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Goldy Gopher is one of the most recognizable icons in the state of Minnesota, but what makes him such a special "face" of the University of Minnesota?

Goldy Gopher Wins National Championship

Goldy Gopher Wins National Championship

1/16/2018 - Spirit Squad

Minnesota spirit squads once again turned in elite performances at the recent 2018 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading And Dance Team National Championship in Orlando, Fla.

Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Goldy Edition

Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Goldy Edition

1/22/2018 - Spirit Squad

Goldy Gopher and mascot coach Jacob Schauf are this week's guests on Ski-U-Mah Weekly.

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