Reception honors UNT Cheerleaders for National title

Friday, April 12, 2002

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Cheerleading squad will be honored April 17 (Wednesday) at 6:30 p.m. for winning the top award for the Division I-A national cheerleading competition. The special reception will be held in the Silver Eagle Suite C in the University Union, located one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. The UNT Cheerleading squad won their second national championship in three years at the 2002 National Cheerleading Association's Championship April 7 in Daytona Beach, Florida. The team competed last week against squads from Georgia Tech, Clemson, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Purdue, Kansas and Louisville. The squad began preparing the routine in October. The team placed fourth last year and won the national championship in 2000. Only one other team, the squad from the University of Louisville, has repeat national titles. Purdue placed second and Louisville placed third. The UNT cheerleaders award-winning routine will be televised at 2 p.m., April 27 (Saturday), on CBS.

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