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 new female members of the cheerleading team (both incoming freshman, transfer students, and current WashU students) are held annually in late August/early September.  Men are welcome to join the team at any point throughout the year, and should contact the coaches to attend a practice.

 Please contact the coaching staff at if you have conflicts or questions. Visit our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on the team. 

Interested men and women should arrive wearing athletic apparel and footwear.

Students planning to tryout must download the INFO SHEET and WAIVER, fill out, and provide on the first day of tryouts. 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!  Incoming students visiting campus are encouraged to contact the coaching staff to schedule a time to meet during their visit. ​

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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2016-17 Roster

Mary-Brent Brown Sr. 5-4 Covington, La. (St. Scholastica)
Charity Coleman Jr. 5-4 Chicago, Ill. (Whitney Young
Chandler Elliott-Fehle Sr. 5-7 Charleston, S.C. (Porter-Gaud)
Brad Flynn Gr. 5-9 O'Fallon, Mo. (Timberland)
Anna Gautier Sr. 5-0 Malvern, Pa. (Great Valley)
Brenton Graham Fr. 5-8 Texarkana, Texas (Liberty-Eylau)
Sydney Henkels Fr. 5-5 Cherokee Village, Ark. (Highland)
Ellie Hopper Sr. 5-2 Houston, Texas (Memorial)
Lauren Hunter Sr. 5-10 Fulton, Mo. (Fulton)
Ellie Johnson Sr. 5-9 The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands College Park)
Kourtney Kroll Jr. 5-8 Carol Stream, Ill. (Glenbard North)
Cheyenne Love Fr. 5-8 Atlanta, Ga. (Grady)
Narah Joy Mallory Fr. 5-2 Wake Forest, N.C. (North Raleigh Christian)
Riley Martell Fr. 5-4 Galesburh, Mich. (Gull Lake)
Erin McLaughlin Fr. 5-6 Rock Island, Ill. (Alleman Catholic)
Tresten Pope Fr. 6-1 Moore, Okla. (Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics)
Manya Segireddy So. 5-6 Seattle, Wash. (Juanita)
Montana Sievert Fr. 5-2 Fulton, Mo. (Fulton)
Krystian Sisson Gr. 5-0 Whitney, Texas (Whitney)
Loring Telleen So. 5-6 Le Clarie, Iowa (Rivermont Collegiate)
Marie Walicki Sr. 5-3 Hartland, Wis. (Catholic Memorial)
Chloe Zack So. 5-1 Pittsburgh, Pa. (Shady Side)
Julia Zigman So. 5-2 Chesterfield, Mo. (Marquette)