Baker alumna Madison Kristofferson, in an e-mail interview, talks about her experience trying out for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading team.
The dance team competed in the second annual NAIA Competitive Cheer & Dance National Invitational March 14 at Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska.
In the HAAC conference competition, which was held on Feb. 14, the dance team took second place in small dance and third place in hip-hop.
The Baker University dance team placed third at the NAIA National Invitational Championships in Oklahoma City. BU was in second place after preliminaries but ultimately finished third behind Oklahoma City and Grand View.
The Baker University dance team has earned an automatic berth to the NAIA National Invitational with a first-place finish at the West Regional Qualifier in Oklahoma City.
The Baker University spirit squad earned second place overall for its performances at the Heart of America Athletic Conference competition on Saturday at Collins Center Gymnasium.
The Baker University spirit squad will open up its 2014 competition schedule on its home floor at 11 a.m. on Saturday in Collins Center.
Freshman Kyle Fecteau never imagined he would participate in cheerleading. Despite his skepticism, Fecteau is one of the four yell leaders on the Baker University spirit squad.
By combining the scores of the performances from WOWzer and the dance and cheer teams, the spirit squad earned the overall Heart of America Athletic Conference banner Saturday in Marshall, Mo. Both the cheer and dance teams also received bid to compete at the national championships in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The Wildcats were announced as national champions in the Small Dance category at the National Dance Alliance Collegiate Championship for the second consecutive year in Daytona Beach, Fla.