UWG Cheerleaders Win National Championship

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The University of West Georgia has become synonymous with excellence in the world of cheerleading. The UWG all-female cheerleading squad successfully defended their Universal Cheerleaders Association National Championship at the 2013 competition on Saturday, Jan. 19, claiming their third-straight championship and sixth title since 2005.UWG Cheerleaders Win National Championship

This is the second win for head coach Nicole Wiltsie who joined the UWG staff last summer. Both the all-female squad and the coed cheerleading squad earned paid bids to this year's UCA National Championship in Orlando and were judged based on a number of categories including partner stunts, choreography and basket tosses.

The all-female squad competed for the first time in the Division I category that includes Morehead Sate and Slippery Rock.

Photo Credit: Josh Ray