WKU Co-ed, All-Girl Cheerleading Squads Garner Awards

Aug. 2, 2016 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – WKU’s Co-ed and All-Girl squads racked up awards at the Universal Cheerleaders Association College Cheerleading Camp hosted by East Tennessee State University from July 28 through July 31.

WKU’s All-Girl team brought home first-place trophies in Cheer and Overall Game Day Performance, while placing second in the Fight Song category and third in for Sideline Performance.

They also received the award of “Most Collegiate” in their division, which is based upon traditional game day appearance, positive team conduct and supportive behavior of other teams attending the camp.

The Hilltoppers’ Co-ed squad received second place in the D1A Co-ed Fight Song division defeating teams from the University of Mississippi and the University of Kentucky. They earned third place in Sideline and fourth place in Cheer, respectively.

They were also awarded the “Leadership Award,” which is the only award voted on from the other universities in the division.

Different university cheerleading teams travel each year to camps across the United States to learn new material and improve upon their crowd leading skills before the season begins.