Brenau cheer team brings home national title

Brenau University’s competitive cheerleading team claimed its first-ever national title at the National Cheerleading Association title in the Advanced All Girl NAIA division held April 11-13 in Daytona, Florida.  

“This team has been so determined from day one to be the absolute best that they could be and to make history for Brenau’s cheerleading program,” Head Coach Bralee Housworth said. “I’m beyond proud of them and I can’t wait to continue to celebrate this huge accomplishment.”

The Golden Tigers opened the competition with a score of 88.7 in the prelims and built a comfortable 14-point lead over second place Rocky Mountain (Mont.).

The Golden Tigers rode their strong preliminary round performance into the finals and the squad delivered with a final round score of 84.25, and an overall event score of 85.3 to be crowned national champs.

Avila (Mo.) University finished second with an event score of 74.0125, while Rocky Mountain (73.0125) and Ottawa (Ariz.) University (71.3917) rounded out the top-four finishers.

The Brenau squad returns 13 letter winners to next year’s program.

For complete results of the championships, click here.