Spirit Squads Bring Home Championships

The LSU Cheerleading squad in Orlando
The LSU Cheerleading squad in Orlando
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- The LSU Spirit Squads competed in the UCA/UDA Collegiate National Championships along with the World University Championships on Jan. 19 and 20 in Orlando.

The Tiger Girls, LSU's dance team, won both the Jazz and Hip Hop titles at the World University Championships while finishing third and sixth, respectively, in the UDA National Championships.

After advancing to the national finals, LSU's Cheerleading squad finished seventh in Division IA at the UCA National Championships and third in the World University Championships in Large Coed Team Cheer division.

Mike the Tiger was fourth in the UCA's mascot championship.

"I am very proud in the way in which the LSU Spirit Squad represented our University," said Spirit Squad Coordinator Pauline Zernott. "They were definitely a crowd favorite!"

The UCA/UDA College Cheerleading Championships will first air on ESPNU on Feb. 17 at 11:30 a.m. CT. The UDA National Dance Team Championships will first air on March 10 at 10 a.m. CT on ESPNU. For a complete listing of air dates, click here (.pdf).


2013 College Cheerleading Championship Mascot - Division IA
Final Results
1. Minnesota 'Goldy Gopher"
2. Auburn  "Aubie the Tiger"
3. Wisconsin "Bucky Badger"
4. LSU "Mike the Tiger"
5. Colorado "Chip"
6. Michigan State  "Sparty"
7. Ohio State  "Brutus Buckeye"
8. Iowa "Herky the Hawk"
9. Arkansas State  "Howl"
10. Tennessee "Smokey"

2013 College Cheerleading Championship - Division IA
Final Results
1. Memphis
2. Kentucky
3. Alabama
4. UCF
5. Mississippi
6. Kansas
7. LSU
8. Ohio State
9. Western Kentucky
10. Tennessee
11. Mississippi State
12. Cincinnati
13. Louisiana Tech

2013 College Dance Team National Championship - Division IA Hip Hop
Final Results

1. Nevada-Las Vegas
2. Cincinnati
3. LSU
4. Memphis
5. Arizona State
6. Kentucky
7. Tennessee
8. Florida State
9. Kansas
10. Oklahoma
11. Florida Atlantic
12. Michigan
13. San Diego State

2013 College Dance Team Championship - Division IA Jazz
Final Results
1. Minnesota
2. Arizona State
3. Tennessee
4. Florida State
5. Ohio State
6. LSU
7. Wisconsin
8. San Diego State
9. Colorado
10. Michigan State
11. Rutgers
12. Iowa

2013 World University Cheerleading Championships - Large Coed Team Cheer
Final Results
1. Memphis
2. Ole Miss
3. LSU
4. Puerto Rico-Bayamon
5. Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
6. Delaware
7. Wichita State
8. Puerto Rico-Humacao

2013 World  Cheerleading Championships - Dance Team Jazz
Final Results
1. LSU (USA)
2. Hofstra  (USA)
3. Puerto Rico-Bayamon
4. New South Wales (Australia)
5. Universidad de Especialidades Espiritu Santo

2013 World  Cheerleading Championships - Dance Team Hip Hop
Final Results
1. LSU
2. Memphis
3. Puerto Rico-Bayamon
4. Northern Arizona





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