Chandra Dahlke
Chandra  Dahlke


High School:
Mankato West High School

Year on Team: 1st

Major: Biology

High School: Mankato West High School

Previous Cheer Team/All-Star Gym: Previously a gymnast

Favorite Stunt: Full up

Favorite Tumbling Pass: Round off two handsprings layout

Favorite Place on Campus: Centennial Dining Hall

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? I have been a gymnast all my life and I wanted to do something similar and fun!

When/where did you first start cheering? U of M tryouts

What's something that most people don't know about you? I am great at imitating accents

What non-cheering accomplishment are you most proud of? Receiving the Dave Larson scholarship and being accepted into the College of Biological Sciences

What do you like to do when you're not cheering? Spend time with friends and family, ride horses, learn about biology

What is your favorite memory of this team? Never feeling left out and everyone working so hard to help me become a cheerleader

What are you looking forward to on this team? Pushing myself and my team to reach new goals. Also, cheering at games.

Do you have any tips for high school cheerleaders who want to continue in college? No matter how much experience you have (even none), you can do anything if you try your hardest!


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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