Kasey Keener
Kasey Keener


High School:
Southwest High School

Year on Team: 3rd

Major: Sport Marketing and Retail Merchandising

High School: Southwest High School

Previous Cheer Team/All-Star Gym: Green Bay Elite

Favorite Stunt: High to high full around stretch double down

Favorite Tumbling Pass: Round off handspring full to full

Favorite Place on Campus: 10th Street bridge overlooking the city

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? The feeling of being a part of a wonderful new family and feeling the love and support from the teams

When/where did you first start cheering? When I was 9 years old for Green Bay Elite

What's something that most people don't know about you? I used to be extremely shy and wouldn't even order my own food

What non-cheering accomplishment are you most proud of? Being accepted into the U and realizing who I want to become

What do you like to do when you're not cheering? Hang out with friends and family, go rollerblading

What is your favorite memory of this team? Coach O and his random dance moves and raps at 8:00 in the morning

What are you looking forward to on this team? Becoming a big family and showing the world what we have been working for

Do you have any tips for high school cheerleaders who want to continue in college? If you are hesitant about cheering in college, don't be. Follow your heat and cheer. You know you love it through the good times and bad. It will be worth it in the end.


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