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Cardinal cheerleaders claim 11th national title


The Trinity Valley Cardinal cheerleaders are repeat champions after winning the national title Friday in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The title was the college's 11th national cheerleading title. They have the most national titles among all programs at TVCC.

Cardinal cheerleaders also claimed national titles in 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2016 and 2017.

"It's the best feeling in the whole world and I wouldn't change it for anything," said Jeremy Seiver, in a story on after leaving the mat, trophy in hand. 

They trailed Navarro College after the preliminary round  at the National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships Thursday.

Following a first day score of 97.62, Navarro held a 1.15 point lead over Trinity Valley.

Garden City Community College was third with a score of 84.50.

In the finals, Trinity Valley finished with a score of 98.30 points.

Navarro was second at 97.40 while Garden City  was third with an 87.03.

The Cardinal cheerleaders competed in the Junior College division this year.

Last year, the Cardinals finished as the national champion and grand champion.

The grand national champion is for the school representing the highest score in the finals for all divisions.

Written by:
Mark Meredith
4/11/2017 11:06:20 AM