Rachel Sandquist
Rachel Sandquist


High School:
Prior Lake High School

Year on Team: 2nd

Major: Business Marketing major, Retail Merchandising minor

High School: Prior Lake High School

Previous Cheer Team/All-Star Gym: Prior Lake

Favorite Stunt: Rewind cupie

Favorite Place on Campus: TCF Bank Stadium

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Basketball

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? I wanted to be a part of the tradition and pride of Minnesota

When/where did you first start cheering? My sophomore year at Prior Lake

What's something that most people don't know about you? I really don't like feet

What non-cheering accomplishment are you most proud of? Graduating from college a year early

What do you like to do when you're not cheering? Boating, wakeboarding, rollerblading, baking, being with friends and family, trying new things

What is your favorite memory of this team? Before our first game when Brandan and Jordan accidentally took sleeping pills because they thought they were Advil!

What are you looking forward to on this team? Seeing how far our first year members will progress

Do you have any tips for high school cheerleaders who want to continue in college? Always push yourself inside and outside of the gym and don't be afraid to try new things!


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