The Wright State Raider cheerleader team represented the University and Athletic Department by competing in the 2012 NCA College Cheerleading National Championship. This was their first appearance in two years with a respectable showing in the Challenge Cup Round, finishing seventh overall in their division.
The event yielded 17 cheer divisions with 225 teams consisting of over 7000 athletes. According to Spirit Unit Coordinator Joyce Whitaker, the Raider cheerleaders will be working hard next season to bring on the RAIDER SWAG as they prepare for their 2013 National Championship appearance.
2012 RAIDER CHEERLEADER COMPETITIVE TEAM
Ronald Powers, Chris Morris, Christian Hampton, Matt Herman, Katlend Oen, Morgan Schimpf, Heather Burton, Courtney Neal, Antwanette Youngblood, Melinda Mullins, Lauren Whitaker, Nikki Caserta, Haleigh Ingham, Jessica Slezak, Taylour Day and Ashley Gerten.