Gophers Excel At Nationals, Win Two Titles

Go Gophers!
Goldy Gopher was second in the Mascot Division at the UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.

Go Gophers!
Goldy Gopher was second in the Mascot Division at the UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.
Go Gophers!

Jan. 20, 2014

Complete Results

The University of Minnesota spirit squads turned in plenty of strong performances at the recently completed UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship held at Walt Disney World.

The Gophers claimed two national championships over the weekend, as they won the jazz and pom divisions for the fifth straight year. 

Goldy Gopher placed second in the mascot division after winning the competition last year. Goldy has won two national championships in the past four years.

The Gophers placed seventh in the all-girl cheer division and coed division.

2014 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship Results

Division IA Pom
1. University of Minnesota
2. The Ohio State University
3. University of Nevada - Las Vegas
4. University of Colorado
5. University of Memphis
6. University of Cincinnati
7. University of Iowa
8. University of Oklahoma

Division IA Jazz
1. University of Minnesota
2. University of Tennessee
3. The Ohio State University
4. Arizona State University
5. University of Colorado
6. Louisiana State University
7. Rutgers University
8. Florida State University
9. University of Michigan
10. University of Wisconsin

Mascot Division IA Finals
1. Auburn University - "Aubie"
2. University of Minnesota - "Goldy Gopher"
3. University of Wisconsin - "Bucky Badger"
4. Michigan State University - "Sparty"
5. University of Alabama - "Big AL"
6. University of Tennessee - "Smokey"
7. University of Oklahoma - "Boomer"
8. University of Colorado - "Chip"
9. Arkansas State University - "Howl"
10. Louisiana State University - "Mike"

Division IA
1. University of Kentucky
2. UCF
3. University of Alabama
4. University of Mississippi
5. Louisiana State University
6. University of Cincinnati
7. University of Minnesota
8. Mississippi State University
9. University of Tennessee
10. University of Memphis

All Girl Division IA
1. Indiana University
2. University of Alabama
3. San Diego State University
4. University of South Florida
5. Rutgers University
6. Florida State University
7. University of Minnesota
8. University of Oklahoma