2013-2014 UC Davis Cheer Team

  Chelise

Major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Class of: 2014
Hometown: Newark, CA

Bio: 
Chelise is a fourth-year student participating in her first year on the cheer team. Majoring in NPB, she hopes to pursue a career in Forensic Nursing after graduation. Chelise has danced both competitively and non- since the age of 3 and cheered for her high school all four years. Taking a break from all things dance and cheer her first year here, Chelise joined a hip-hop dance team on campus sophomore year with whom she danced with for two years before joining the cheer team. She thrives on being busy and in addition to being a student supervisor on campus, she interns with a research study and at the UC Davis Medical Center. Always in the stands for football and nearly every basketball game since she started here, she is very excited for the year ahead and is looking forward to taking to the sidelines, cheering our Aggies to victory!


Vicky

Major: Animal Science
Class of: 2014
Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Bio: Vicky started cheering when she was 8 years old and hasn't stopped ever since. Back home, she cheered for her elementary school, middle school, high school and college. She won several national and international championships with all of her teams. In 2006, she won "The best cheerleader" competition in the Americheer Championships. She also competed with her private club at the 2012 World Championships and made it to finals! She enjoys going to the beach, playing with her dog, and watching movies..



Megan

Co-Captain
Major: Managerial Economics and Communication
Class of: 2015
Hometown: Fremont, CA

Bio: Megan has been cheering for nine years – three at UC Davis, four in high school varsity (two of which as captain), and two years on all-star cheer. She has competed in and won numerous state and national championships and was a four-time USA all-American. Megan was also a varsity athlete in gymnastics, track, and pole vaulting. She began her athletic career in gymnastics, where she became a California state champion on beam, vault, and all around. Megan’s dance experience includes ballet, hip-hop, and hula and Tahitian – where she was a first place winner of the Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete. A fun fact about Megan is that during the summer she is a show performer at Great America and she even plays Snoopy! At Davis, Megan is a member of the Tri-Delta sorority and her interests include running, working out, and baking. She loves the atmosphere at UC Davis and is excited to be a part of the Spirit Squad. 


Jean

Co-Captain
Major: Clinical Nutrition
Class of: 2015
Hometown: Torrance, CA

Bio: 
Jean is a third year student participating in her second year on the UC Davis cheer team. She started doing gymnastics at the age of 10 at Studio West Gymnastics and competed as a level 7 gymnast until she was 16. During her junior and senior year of high school, Jean was a part of the varsity cheer team. Her hobbies include eating delicious food, traveling to new places, and playing Pokemon. What Jean loves about Davis is that it is a friendly college town that offers diversity and adventure. Jean looks forward to growing with her teammates and representing UC Davis together.


Sarah

Major: Psychology BS
Class of: 2015
Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Bio: 
Sarah has cheered for 5 years before cheering for UCD cheer. She enjoys strolls through downtown Davis during fall, traveling with her family, and going to Sacramento King's games. She am a member of Pi Beta Phi at UCD.


Sydnee

Major: Managerial Economics
Class of: 2015
Hometown: Redding, CA

Bio: 
Sydnee just transferred this year as a junior, and this will be her 5th year cheering. She is a member of Delta Delta Delta and an intern with Students in VITA. When she’s not cheering or studying, she enjoys baking, reading, and watching movies.

  Abigail

Major: Statistics
Class of: 2016
Hometown: Fairfield, CA

Bio: 
This is Abby’s first year doing cheer. She previously participated in gymnastics, volleyball, cross-country, and track & field. She likes hiking, going to concerts, and eating rocky road ice cream while driving with the windows down. Abby is a photographer for The California Aggie and believes that a good photo is one that captures an honest moment. Her other talents include singing the alphabet backwards, writing with both hands at the same time, and being able to paint a kitchen in three days, with assistance from solid friends. Her favorite things about Davis are the beautiful corners of campus and meeting new, fascinating people. 

Jordan

Major: Math and Engineering
Class of: 2016
Hometown: Ripon, CA

Bio: 
This is Jordan's second year at Davis and first year on the cheer team. He first became interested in cheer his senior year of high school. Since then he has coached multiple teams and is always looking for an excuse to stunt. In his free time he likes to run, eat, and loves teaching people new skills. Something interesting about Jordan is that before he got involved in cheer he won two Cross Country Section titles and was ranked in the California State Championship for two years.   

Amanda

Major: Economics
Class of: 2016
Hometown: Anderson, CA

Bio: 
Amanda has been cheering since she was in the 7th grade and all throughout high school. Her other hobbies include yoga, ice-skating, and baking. Her favorite part about Davis is that you can ride your bike to nearly anywhere and also she love how many beautiful trees there are around campus.

Jade

Major: Biomedical Engineering
Class of: 2016
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA

Bio: 
Jade Hendry is currently in her second year on the UC Davis cheer team. Cheer is her passion. She also enjoys chocolate and going to gymnastics club when she can.

Britney

Major: Human Development and Spanish
Class of: 2016
Hometown: Elk Grove, CA

Bio: 
This is Britney’s second year at UC Davis and her sixth year cheering. Aside from being a student and a member of the Spirit Squad, Britney is involved in a Christian fellowship, a Panhellenic sorority, and has an on campus job. She could not be more thankful for the opportunity to be in Davis and for the people and activities she is associated with. GO AGS!

Taylor

Major: Genetics  
Class of: 2016
Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Bio: Taylor began her cheerleading career as a former Level 10 gymnast at San Mateo Gymnastics for eight years. During her junior year of high school, she tried out for her school team and fell in love with the sport. Later that year, Taylor was recruited for the Level 6 all-girl all star cheerleading team at Rebels Elite, a team she's been with for three years to this day. Her favorite aspects of cheerleading are the duality of strength and flexibility it requires, the tight bonds it creates between teammates, and how each success is truly a team effort. Currently, she's coaching gymnastics at Aerials Academy, as well as focusing on her classes and lab research.  
 
  

Katie Smith  Katie

Major: Biomedical Engineering
Class of: 2016
Hometown: Pleasant Hill, CA

Bio: 
Katie has been cheering for 6 years and she loves tumbling. Outside of cheer she enjoys reading and traveling.

 Dana De Vries Dana

Major: Biological Systems Engineering
Class of: 2016
Hometown: Windsor, CA

Bio: 
Dana has been cheerleading for 6 years. Her hobbies are skiing and gymnastics. Her favorite part of UC Davis is the Cal Aggies Marching Band-uh!

 Cuevas, Arisdelsy Arisdelsy

Major: Psychology
Class of: 2017
Hometown: Vacaville, CA

Bio: 
Arisdelsy goes by Aris for short and this is her 9th year cheering! Her favorite part about Davis is the Arboretum because it's a beautiful and peaceful place that is great to go to, whether it's for studying, a run or even just a walk. :)

Davis, Sophia Sophia

Major: Psychology
Class of: 2017
Hometown: San Mateo, CA

Bio: 
This is Sophia’s 5th year cheering. She currently works for the United Spirit Association. Her favorite stunt is basket tosses. She loves hockey games (Sharks all the way) and anything to do with Harry Potter.

Pflueger Mikaela

Major: Sociology
Class of: 2017
Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Bio: 
Mikaela has been cheering since she was six: First on a little pop warner cheer team, then at her middle school, and then all throughout high school. She loves the feeling of being on a team and having something to root for..
Lacrosse Landry evolves into UCD women's lacrosse leader Davis Enterprise, April 17, 2014
General Brain injuries ignite discussion of head trauma protocol The California Aggie, February 6, 2014
Men's Golf Aggies win tournament title and Hansen takes first at El Macero Davis Enterprise, April 22, 2014
Men's Golf Regional digest: Hansen, UCD take titles at El Macero Sacramento Bee, April 20, 2014
Men's Golf New short-range facility to aid Aggie, El Macero golfers Davis Enterprise, April 20, 2014
Men's Golf Aggie men shoot 9-under, lead own tourney Davis Enterprise, April 20, 2014
Football Petersen in process of starting over ESPN.com, April 16, 2014
Baseball Razo rolls through Sunken Diamond San Mateo Daily Journal, April 12, 2014
Football Gould likes early workouts with UCD newcomers fitting in Davis Enterprise, April 8, 2014
Gymnastics UCD takes fifth at NCAA gymnastic regional Davis Enterprise, April 6, 2014
Golf Aggies' golf teams finish strong in weekend tournaments The California Aggie, April 3, 2014
Tennis UC Davis tennis plays well in weekend tournaments The California Aggie, April 3, 2014
Baseball Mustangs trample all over Aggies The California Aggie, April 3, 2014
Baseball 49ers strike gold as they sweep Aggies in weekend series The California Aggie, April 3, 2014
Football Quarterback battle to highlight UC Davis spring football Davis Enterprise, March 31, 2014
General Sports briefs: Aggies see early lead evaporate at Cal Poly Davis Enterprise, March 30, 2014
Football UC Davis football season tickets go on sale Tuesday Davis Enterprise, March 30, 2014
Football 'Trust the process' enters second football season Davis Enterprise, March 30, 2014
Football Three new Aggie coaches take the field for spring football Davis Enterprise, March 30, 2014
Women's Lacrosse Gauchos edge Aggies in the pool Davis Enterprise, March 30, 2014
Women's Lacrosse Landry lifts Aggie Lacrosse in the Motor City Davis Enterprise, March 28, 2014
Women's Golf Chen shines as UCD women take third at Golf event Davis Enterprise, March 27, 2014
Women's Tennis 'Home' match in Stockton goes Aggies' way Davis Enterprise, March 27, 2014
Baseball Patterson powers Aggies past Nevada Davis Enterprise, March 26, 2014
Gymnastics UCD off to Arkansas for gymnastics regional Davis Enterprise, March 25, 2014
Gymnastics UCD's DeFrancesco steals the show at MPSF Championships Davis Enterprise, March 23, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Alvarez, Cheung fare well at NCAA swim championships Davis Enterprise, March 23, 2014
Gymnastics UCD gymnasts host conference meet, then off to NCAAs Davis Enterprise, March 21, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Veteran and 'newbie' Aggie swimmers ready for NCAAs Davis Enterprise, March 20, 2014
Field Hockey UC Davis field hockey will gain footing with new stadium Davis Enterprise, March 18, 2014
Men's Soccer Huge upset for UC Davis is a win for soccer in the area Davis Enterprise, March 18, 2014
Baseball UCD roundup: Batty's walk-off wins a series for the Aggies Davis Enterprise, March 18, 2014
Men's Soccer Sacramento Republic a hit despite 1-0 loss to UC Davis Sacramento Bee, March 17, 2014
Women's Basketball Aggie women still hurting from tournament loss Davis Enterprise, March 16, 2014
Men's Basketball Les looks back at UCD men's long season Davis Enterprise, March 16, 2014
Baseball UCD roundup: Aggies sweep a Saturday doubleheader Davis Enterprise, March 16, 2014
Lacrosse UCD roundup: Aggies stay undefeated with lacrosse victory Davis Enterprise, March 13, 2014
Baseball UCD roundup: Patterson powers Aggies baseballers Davis Enterprise, March 12, 2014
Women's Basketball Aggies won't take lowly UCSB lightly in tourney opener Davis Enterprise, March 11, 2014
Women's Basketball Aggies women enter Big West basketball tourney with added incentive The Sacramento Bee, March 10, 2014
Lacrosse UCD roundup: Aggie women stick it to Cal Davis Enterprise, March 9, 2014
Baseball UCD baseball wins three games Davis Enterprise, March 9, 2014
Women's Basketball Aggie women lose game and bye in home finale Davis Enterprise, March 9, 2014
Women's Basketball Cardinet bridges storied Davis basketball past with current success Davis Enterprise, March 7, 2014
Men's Basketball Loss means Aggie men are out Davis Enterprise, March 7, 2014
Women's Basketball Aggies strong at home as Riverside falls, 78-52 Davis Enterprise, March 7, 2014
Women's Soccer Newest Aggie Kaufman looks ahead to UCD women's soccer future Davis Enterprise, March 7, 2014
Men's Basketball It's win or no postseason for Aggie men Thursday Davis Enterprise, March 6, 2014
General Aggie mic men voice their love of UCD basketball Davis Enterprise, March 6, 2014
Men's Basketball Inside the Game with Georgi Funtarov The California Aggie, February 27, 2014
Men's Basketball Injured UC Davis basketball duo gain new perspective Sacramento Bee, February 26, 2014
Swimming & Diving Cheung, Alvarez come up big as Aggies swim to MPSF title Davis Enterprise, February 25, 2014
General UCD roundup: Lynch leads Aggies with his hot hitting Sacramento Bee, February 23, 2014
Women's Basketball With an angel on their shoulders, Aggie women beat Hawaii Davis Enterprise, February 23, 2014
Men's Soccer Aggies set for friendly against Sacramento Republic FC Sacramento Bee, February 23, 2014
General UCD trainer Radzinski checks in from Sochi Sacramento Bee, February 22, 2014
Baseball UCD roundup: Lynch leads Aggies with his hot hitting Sacramento Bee, February 22, 2014
Lacrosse Aggies eager to start lacrosse season Davis Enterprise, February 20, 2014
Women's Basketball Former soldier finds fortune with Aggies Sacramento Bee, February 18, 2014
General UC Davis trainer looks forward to second Olympics Sacramento Bee, February 14, 2014
Field Hockey San Pasqual coach takes job at UC Davis U-T San Diego, February 11, 2014
Men's Basketball Aggie men stand tall, but drop nailbiter to UCI Davis Enterprise, February 9, 2014
General Sports briefs: UCD softballers start with a win over Arkansas Davis Enterprise, February 9, 2014
Men's Basketball Oh boy, Georgi: Funtarov's shot wins it for Aggies Davis Enterprise, February 7, 2014
Women's Basketball UCD women hit clutch free throws in win Davis Enterprise, February 7, 2014
General Sports briefs: Local product paces UCD golfers in Round 1 Davis Enterprise, February 7, 2014
Softball Aggie softball season starts with five games in Las Vegas Davis Enterprise, February 7, 2014
Football New UCD recruits helps where Ags need it most Davis Enterprise, February 7, 2014
Men/Women's Soccer UCD soccer squads get a raft-load of new talent Davis Enterprise, February 6, 2014
Women's Basketball Four Aggies in double figures lift UC Davis past UC Santa Barbara, 82-70 The California Aggie, February 6, 2014
Football Aggies get 2 QB commitments and lots of speed at WR, secondary Davis Enterprise, February 6, 2014
Men's Basketball UC Davis tops CS Northridge 90-86 on late 3 in OT Sacramento Bee, February 6, 2014
Men's Basketball Are the patchwork Aggie men starting to gel? Davis Enterprise, February 5, 2014
Women's Basketball Local college basketball notes: UC Davis' Doherty coming up Sacramento Bee, February 5, 2014
Men's Waterpolo Two locals among Aggie academic stars Davis Enterprise, February 5, 2014
General Sports briefs: UCD gymnasts keep winning awards Davis Enterprise, February 5, 2014
Men's Golf Fore! UCD men begin golf season in paradise Davis Enterprise, February 5, 2014
General UCD roundup: Aggie women take down the Tritons in tennis Davis Enterprise, February 4, 2014
Women's Basketball Harris provides solid leadership to Aggie women down stretch Davis Enterprise, February 4, 2014
Women's Basketball Fipps hits 1,000-point milestone at UC Davis Sierra Star, February 4, 2014
Women's Basketball UCD women erase an early deficit The Davis Enterprise, February 2, 2014
Women's Basketball Aggies' Doherty emerges as a power in the paint The Davis Enterprise, February 2, 2014
General UCD roundup: Aggie men drop a tennis match by a slim margin The Davis Enterprise, February 2, 2014
Women's Basketball Defense dented as Cal Poly holds off UCD women The Davis Enterprise, January 31, 2014
Men's Basketball Clutch Aggie men clip Cal Poly The Davis Enterprise, January 31, 2014
General Sports briefs: UCD hires a new field hockey coach The Davis Enterprise, January 31, 2014
Men's Basketball Hawkins, UC Davis outlast Cal Poly 62-58 The Sacramento Bee, January 30, 2014
General UCD athletes using their heads The Davis Enterprise, January 29, 2014
Women's Basketball First-place Cal Poly in town as Fipps 18 short of 1,000 The Davis Enterprise, January 29, 2014
General UCD roundup: MPSF weekly awards are all Aggies The Davis Enterprise, January 29, 2014
General Sports briefs: pool squad stays perfect The Davis Enterprise, January 28, 2014
General Roundup: Aggies get a women's water polo win The Davis Enterprise, January 26, 2014
General Sports briefs: Cheung captures MPSF weekly award The Davis Enterprise, January 24, 2014
Women's Water Polo Water polo hopes to reload, not rebuild The Sacramento Bee, January 19, 2014
Basketball Local College Hoops: Hawkins sparks UC Davis to victory The Sacramento Bee, January 18, 2014
Women's Basketball UC Davis coaches, teammates marvel at Beyer's comeback from injury The Sacramento Bee, January 15, 2014
Gymnastics Gymnasts handle business in home opener The Davis Enterprise, January 14, 2014
Women's Swimming and Diving Diver DeNeffe paces Aggies on the platform The Davis Enterprise, January 14, 2014
Women's Swimming and Diving UC Davis makes a splash in return to the pool The Davis Enterprise, January 12, 2014
Women's Basketball UC Davis star Sydnee Fipss' love for basketball started with plenty of hard knocks The Sacramento Bee, January 10, 2014
Women's Basketball Fans of Aggie women might be difference in Big West The Davis Enterprise, January 10, 2014
Men's Basketball Men's basketball starts the new year off strong The Sacramento Bee, January 9, 2014
Gymnastics UC Davis gymnasts open strong at NorCal Event The California Aggie, January 9, 2014
Women's Soccer Aggies nab a new women's soccer coach The Davis Enterprise, January 9, 2014
Gymnastics Sports briefs: Aggies take fourth at season-opening gymnastics meet The Davis Enterprise, January 7, 2014
Women's Lacrosse UC Davis-Stanford Lacrosse Upset Wins 'Best of 2013' Lacrosse Magazine, December 26, 2013
Men's Basketball Life is good for Aggie swingman Georgi Funtarov Davis Enterprise December 18, 2013
Men's Basketball Local college basketball notes: Les wants more defense out of UC Davis The Sacramento Bee December 5, 2013
General UC Davis roundup: Aggie women get past Akron on Saturday The Davis Enterprise, December 1, 2013
Football Trust elevated Aggies from lousy 0-4 football beginnings The Davis Enterprise, December 1, 2013
Men's Basketball Fire alarm can't stop Elyria from downing Midview in season opener The Chronicle-Telegram November 30, 2013
Men's Basketball Walton leads Pioneers past Middies The Morning Journal November 29, 2013
Women's Basketball USF women beat UC Davis on late 3-pointer The Sacramento Bee, November 29, 2013
Football Aggies come home to talk about their sports books The Davis Enterprise, November 29, 2013
Basketball Aggie men home Saturday; women get two on the road The Davis Enterprise, November 29, 2013
Men's Basketball UC Davis men give too many free points in loss to Sac State The Davis Enterprise, November 27, 2013
Women's Soccer Aggie women rout formerly high-scoring San Jose State, 95-61 The Davis Enterprise, November 27, 2013
Women's Soccer Robinson to leave UC Davis sidelines The Davis Enterprise, November 27, 2013
Football 13 Aggies earn all- Big Sky nods; Manzanares is Newcomer of year The Davis Enterprise, November 27, 2013
Men's Water Polo Stingy Tritons edge UC Davis for WWPA Tournament The Davis Enterprise, November 26, 2013
Football Game balls aplenty in UC Davis domination of Causeway Classic The Davis Enterprise, November 26, 2013
Basketball Basketball doubleheader welcomes Aggies home The Davis Enterprise, November 26, 2013
General Sports briefs: Women's soccer squad gets academic award The Davis Enterprise, November 26, 2013
Football Causeway Classic a one-way win for UC Davis, 34-7 The Sacramento Bee November 24, 2013
Football Ailene Voisin: Aggies' Gould gets off to roaring start in rivalry The Sacramento Bee November 24, 2013
Football Senior leader King goes out with his fourth win over Sac State The Davis Enterprise November 24, 2013
Men's Basketball UC Davis wins first two at PSU hoops tourney The Davis Enterprise November 24, 2013
Men's Water Polo Aggie men now one game from WWPA glory The Davis Enterprise November 24, 2013
Football UC Davis rushes past Sacramento State 34-7 The Sacramento Bee November 23, 2013
Football The talk is over: Strap `em on for the 60th Causeway Classic The Davis Enterprise November 22, 2013
Swimming and Diving UC Davis has a good first day at Mizzou The Davis Enterprise November 22, 2013
Football A four-year starter, Aggie QB Wright will be remembered The Davis Enterprise November 22, 2013
Women's Basketball UC Davis women get Santa Rosa's Bertsch, four other hoops recruits The Davis Enterprise November 20, 2013
Men's Water Polo Decorated Aggie squad eyes long-awaited WWPA crown The Davis Enterprise November 20, 2013
Football UC Davis football coach Ron Gould is no stranger to rivalry games The Sacramento Bee November 19, 2013
Football Manzanares leads UC Davis to victory The Sacramento Bee November 18, 2013
Football Turay embraces new role as running back escort The Davis Enterprise November 17, 2013
Football Aggie special teams play a big part in win over North Dakota The Davis Enterprise November 17, 2013
Men's Basketball Utah runs are too much for UC Davis men The Davis Enterprise November 17, 2013
General Sports briefs: Aggie soccer seasons ends in semifinals The Davis Enterprise November 17, 2013
Men's Basketball Ohio star signs with Aggie men; Hawkins status still unclear The Davis Enterprise November 14, 2013
Men's Soccer Suddenly prolific Aggies head to UCI for men's soccer semis The Davis Enterprise November 14, 2013
Football No mascot UND might find identity in freshman QB The Davis Enterprise November 14, 2013
Football UC Davis to play host to North Dakota The Sacramento Bee November 13, 2013
Men's Basketball UC Davis, Sac State men's basketball each signs a player The Sacramento Bee November 13, 2013
Men's Soccer Aggies score three times, cruise into Big West soccer semifinals The Davis Enterprise November 13, 2013
General Sports Briefs: UC Davis men show pool power The Davis Enterprise November 12, 2013
Women's Basketball Aggie women drop a nonleague game at Pacific The Davis Enterprise November 12, 2013
Men's Basketball Aggies beat Holy Names but two guards take a seat The Davis Enterprise November 12, 2013
Swimming and Diving UC Davis edges Nevada in swimming RGJ.com November 10, 2013
Men's Soccer UC Davis tops Sac State in men's soccer The Sacramento Bee November 10, 2013
Men's Basketball Quest For Big West Men's Basketball Title Begins This Weekend Big West Conference November 6, 2013
Women's Basketball Game at No. 1 UConn highlights UC Davis women's basketball schedule Sacramento Bee November 5, 2013
Men's Basketball UC Davis seeks breakthrough in men's basketball Sacramento Bee November 5, 2013
Football Turnovers and big plays missing, but Aggies still coming on Davis Enterprise November 1, 2013
Women's Basketball Sneak peek at Aggie women's basketball team due Friday Davis Enterprise October 31, 2013
Football Cal Poly comes to town banged up, but still fearsome on defense Davis Enterprise October 31, 2013
Football Linebackers key the Aggie turnaround Davis Enterprise October 31, 2013
Football Wright, Aggies get there the old-fashioned way; they earn it Davis Enterprise October 29, 2013
Football Aggies find positives in close loss at No. 5 Montana State Davis Enterprise October 27, 2013