Irvine, Calif. – UC Irvine announced the 28-members of the 2011-12 Spirit Squad.
The team features 15 members on the Cheer Squad and 13 members for the Dance Team and includes nine returning members and 19 rookies. The team is coached by Spirit Squad Coordinator Tiffany Chen.
The 2011-12 cheer squad is Alyssa Schulz, Ana Marie Chan, Chelsea Magracia, Christine Wang, Cristina Sandu, Jessica Becerra, Lauren Ramirez, Marissa Marquez, Mary Jane Gruber, Michelle Propst, Miranda Gonzalez, Nina Chiu, Saay Koseki, Sadaf Djavadi and Samantha Polanco.
Dance squad members include Amanda Rolle, April Shishido, Arianna Baldini, Ashley Doan, Brooke Leinen, Chelsey Harris, Elana Capalla, Emi Kibuishi, Frances Yoshikane, Kaitlin Sears, Karly Smith, Michelle Hulley and Naomi Warfield.
The new squad was selected by a panel of 10 judges.