Athletics Department



The cheerleaders at Washington University in St. Louis are a non-varsity, co-ed, recognized student group on campus and open to any Washington University student.

WUSTL Cheerleaders Our main objective is to provide spirit and support for the athletic teams at WUSTL, most specifically to the football team and the men's and women's basketball teams.

The squad has been featured on the CBS Early Show, Great Day St. Louis, and



Tryouts for the 2014-2015 team will be held Monday, Sept. 8 (clinic) and Wednesday, Sept. 10 (tryout) starting at 8 p.m. Tryouts will be held in the Athletic Complex on campus, and you must attend both dates to be eligible to join the team. Interested men and women should arrive wearing athletic apparel. Ladies with previous cheerleading experience should wear cheer shoes.

Please download the INFO SHEET and WAIVER, fill out, and bring with you. Students under 18 must have a Parent/Guardian signature in order to participate.

Current cheerleaders and coaches will be present at all Activities Fairs in the Fall.  Please come out, meet us, and introduce yourself!

Contact Us

For more information on tryouts, the requirements for the squad, or any other questions, please contact  Natalie LaFranzo at: or  Chloé Risto at:

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2013-14 Roster

Roslynn Baker Sr. 5-3 Springfield, Ill. (Springfield Southeast)
Brandon Baksh Fr. 5-3 Sunrise, Fla. (Cooper City)
Mary-Brent Brown Fr. 5-4 Covingtone, La. (St. Scholastica Academy)
Chandler Elliott-Fehle Fr. 5-7 Charleston, S.C. (Porter-Gaud)
Anna Gautier Fr. 5-0 Malvern, Pa. (Great Valley)
Ellie Hopper Fr. 5-2 Malvern, Pa. (Great Valley)
Lauren Hunter Fr. 5-10 Houston, Texas (Memorial)
Clara Jeong Min Oh So. 5-5 Fulton, Mo. (Fulton)
Katherine Anne Smith Jr. 5-2 Danville, Calif. (Monte Vista)
Mai Smith Fr. 5-0 Zionsville, Ind. (North Central)
Ricardo Solis Fr. 5-10 Kansas City, Mo. (Oak Park)
Sarah Caraline Swiezy Fr. 5-6 Carmel, Ind. (Carmel)
Shelbie Unrat Sr. 5-4 Poplar Bluff, Mo. (Poplar Bluff)
Marie Walicki Fr. 5-3 Hartland, Wis. (Catholic Memorial)