BC Small Dance Team Wins Conference Championship

Spirit Squad Places Third Overall in the HAAC

  • Friday, February 20, 2009



The Benedictine Spirit Squad had a good showing at the annual Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships, hosted by the college on Saturday, Feb. 14.


The Dance Team was crowed conference champs in the small dance division while they took third place in the hip hop division.  The Spirit Squad - cheer squad and dance team combined - took third place overall.


The dance team is coached by Stephanie Redd and composed of Hannah Dumpert, Bailey Ernst, Tori Gerkin, Kaitlyn Guldan, Amber Hey, Ashley Humes, Cheri Menk, Marisa Spain, Lauren Berendino, Caroline DeGaetano and Paige Eckert.


The cheerleaders placed third in the all-girl division.


The cheerleaders are coached by Sherry Runion and are composed of Mary Kate Turntine, Katie Gartenmayer, Caitlyn McEvilly, Jennifer Messick, Brittanie Ricardo, Lauren McDermet, Mary McDonald, Laura DiCarlo, Bri Cardello, Lauren Rogers, Kelly Turntine, Margaret Tarski, Carolyn Crosson, Katherine Moore, Caylen Lanfermann and Gabrielle Ramsey.


Kristy Kreitner and Andrea Myers have split time as "Rocky" this year and competed in the mascot divison.