Big Red Places Third at Nationals

April 17, 2014

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — WKU's mascot, Big Red, placed third in the nation at the prestigious National Cheerleaders Association/National Dance Alliance championships in Daytona Beach, Fla., last week.

Big Red competed against mascots from the University of Missouri, Oklahoma City University, Georgia Southern University, University of the North Texas, North Carolina State University, Syracuse University, James Madison University, Iowa State University, University of Texas-El Paso and the University of Maryland. Big Red's skit was themed "let's go to the mall."

Truman the Tiger from Missouri took first place, and Starsky from Oklahoma City placed second ahead of Big Red.

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