Shelby Stensgard
Shelby  Stensgard


High School:
East Ridge High School

Year on Team: 1st

Major: Pharmacy

High School: East Ridge High School

Previous Cheer Team/All-Star Gym: East Ridge Raptors

Favorite Stunt: Full up

Favorite Tumbling Pass: Round off handspring layout

Favorite Place on Campus: The Mall Area

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? The high school team that I was on loved the U of M cheer team and I really wanted to cheer in college

When/where did you first start cheering? When I was a freshman at Woodbury High School

What's something that most people don't know about you? I talk in my sleep

What non-cheering accomplishment are you most proud of? Getting into the U of M and keeping up my grades

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

What is your favorite memory of this team? "Cavebabies!"

What are you looking forward to on this team? Working hard and improving

Do you have any tips for high school cheerleaders who want to continue in college? Work really hard and give it all that you have. College cheerleading is a lot different and you need to have the right mind set.


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