Kentucky Cheerleading Finishes Third in UCA National Competition
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky cheerleaders finished third in the nation in the Division 1A large coed division at the Universal Cheerleaders Association finals competition Sunday night in Orlando, Fla.
Kentucky entered the finals in sixth place but the Cats were able to climb in the standings with a very strong performance on Sunday evening.
Central Florida won the Division 1A Coed competition, while Alabama finished second.
Kentucky has won 24 national championships in program history, more than any other school in the history of the competition.
“I’m proud of the fight our team showed today,” said UK head coach Ryan O’Connor. “They didn’t give up on anything and they showed a lot of heart. This team truly loves Kentucky and I’m proud of that. We still have to keep chasing perfection.”