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The Brock Badgers cheerleading team has been selected to represent Team Canada at the inaugural FISU World University Cheerleading Championship, beginning Friday.

The veteran Badgers squad has a wealth of experience, competing in the United States at the International Cheer Union (ICU) Championships the last five years, winning a bronze medal last season. The team also competed in the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) College Nationals Game Day Championship, where they placed eighth among the 10 North American schools and second among international institutions.

The 2018 FISU World University Cheerleading Championship runs Oct.5-6 in Lodz, Poland.


Team Canada Roster

First Name Last Name Hometown Program
Abigail Morris St. Catharines, Ont. Media and Communication
Alexandra Moffatt Dundas, Ont. Biology
Aliesha Goulbourne Brampton, Ont. Child and Youth and Sociology
Emillea Ratskos Newmarket, Ont. Media and communications
Holly Herbert Kingston, Ont. Dramatic Arts
Jaymie Wilkinson Cambridge, Ont. Child And Youth Studies
Jena Berndt Kanata, Ont. Kinesiology
Lauryn Hackel Waterdown, Ont. Outdoor Recreation
Leah Weidner Mississauga, Ont. Child and Youth Concurrent Education
Lianne Major Mississauga, Ont. Dramatic arts
Mackenzie Craig Kars, Ont. Sport Management
Melissa Yeo Owen Sound, Ont. Medical Science
Natalie Bruno Thornton, Ont. Physical Education
Natasha Fortuna Niagara Falls, Ont. Business Communication
Paige Shewfelt Paris, Ont. Child and Youth
Peri Goodman Richmond Hill, Ont. Fine Art
Rachel Yukiko Takashima Pickering, Ont.   Concurrent Education
Sabrina Trolio Mississauga, Ont. Concurrent Education / English
Tatiana Gonzalez St. Catharines, Ont Accounting
Tiffany Byron Toronto, Ont. Media and Communications
Tricia Doma Oakville, Ont. Concurrent Education

Team officials:

  • Tara Savoie
  • Madison Bell
  • Lorna Cerar-Holland
  • Henry Holland