“We’re extremely excited and proud to represent Towson University once again at the national championships,” said Tom Cascella, dance team coach.
“The team spirit and cooperation of this group of young women makes them champions. I can’t begin to tell you how proud I am of our team.”
- Watch: Competition final
The competition, held in Daytona Beach, Fla., at the Peabody Auditorium and the Daytona Beach Band Shell, is the largest college cheer and dance championship in the world.
Almost 5,000 student athletes and 15,000 supporters and spectators convened for the competition of technical skills, choreography, showmanship, synchronization and teamwork.
- Read more: “It Takes a Team”
The hyper-paced precision dances are a combination of hip-hop, jazz, funk and pom routines. The Towson University Dance Team was the top seed going into the competition, winning the Division I competition and beating NYU, Morgan State University, Michigan State, Northeastern University, Boston University, Georgia State, NC State, Oklahoma, University of Maryland, Texas Tech, JMU, Virginia Tech and many more.
Visit the National Dance Alliance website to see the full results and video of the competition.