A big congrats to the Michigan Cheer squad. Even though it's not a varsity sport, MGoBlue still covered it on their site. They won the NCA National Championship down in Daytona.
Always a great day and an amazing accomplishment when any Michigan team wins a national championship. Especially for a first time!
April 12, 2013
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The University of Michigan cheerleading team claimed the national title at the 2013 National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) and National Dance Alliance (NDA) Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship completed today (Friday, April 12). This is the largest college cheer and dance championship in the world.
"This is a tremendous accomplishment for our team," said cheerleading coach Pam St. John. "I'm extremely proud of everyone's hard work and effort. It paid off with a flawless performance on the big stage. I couldn't be happier for this group of student-athletes."
The Wolverines won the national championship in the Intermediate Coed I competition after placing second to James Madison University last season. There were 14 institutions in Michigan's division.
This is the first time that the Michigan cheerleading program has claimed the national championship.