The Carolina Girls Dance Team started their season off strong at National Dance Alliance Camp at Myrtle Beach last weekend. The team was making its second visit to this camp and were joined by 14 other collegiate dance teams from around the country.
After a weekend full of dance classes and practice, the team earned a full paid bid to NDA’s Collegiate Championships in April. This was the first time the dance team at the University of South Carolina has received this award.
In addition, several of the Carolina Girls garnered individual awards:
Top Gun Turns: Kristyn Spitz
Top Gun Hip-Hop: Madison Henry
All Americans: Casey Emens, Lindsey Brinkley, Kristyn Spitz, Morgan Chapman, Lauren Krohn, & Brittany Robinson.
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The South Carolina Cheerleaders traveled to the National Cheerleaders Association camp in Myrtle Beach last weekend and came away with strong performances.
The Coed Team was awarded a Gold Bid to NCA Nationals and finished in 1st place in the Rally Routine Competition. Chris Ellis and Ellison Coles won the Top Gun Stunt Award.
The All Girl Team was awarded a Silver Bid to NCA Nationals and took 3rd place in the Rally Routine. The team was also chosen for Game Day Performance Run Off.
Tatiana Spotts, Katey Kelly, Stephanie Zeady all received All-American Awards as well.
Congrats to both teams for representing the Gamecocks so well!