April 14, 2009
Cheerleaders Place Sixth At National Championships
The Quinnipiac University cheerleading team placed sixth on April 11 in All-Girl Division I at the 2009 NCA/NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla., with a raw score of 8.77 and a final score of 8.52 following a .25 deduction. It was the second consecutive sixth-place finish for Quinnipiac and fifth straight top-10 finish for the squad at the annual national championships. The Quinnipiac cheerleaders placed fifth in 2007, after finishing 10th in 2006 and fifth in 2005.