Cheerleaders Pumped to Cheer on the Lions in Season Opener

Cheerleaders Pumped to Cheer on the Lions in Season Opener

GOOOOO LIONS!! This year's cheerleading squad is pumped up, excited, and ready to yell as Emmanuel opens up the 2013 basketball season in the new Williamson Basketball Arena! The fourteen ladies making up this year's squad have been preparing since August for the upcoming basketball season. They are ready to see their 6 a.m. practices payoff with a great season of leading the students, faculty, alumni, and other supporters in loud, rallying cheers for the Lions and Lady Lions of Emmanuel College. Their pep and enthusiasm are contagious so be ready fans to be caught up in a whirlwind of fun and celebration!

Returning to this year's squad is Captain, Amber Kennison, Co-Captains, Rachel Fenters and Samantha FulbrightBrianna Reed and Megan Ream. Joining the squad for the first time is: Melisa AdamsOlivia Adams, Courtney Price, Susanna Ray, April Toney, Ashlee Bell, Ashley NormanKelssie Dickerson, and Erica Fortson.

Pictured in front (left to right) are Senior team members Erica Fortson, Amber Kennison, Rachel Fenters and April Toney.

Second Row is (So) Ashlee Bell, (Jr) Ashley Norman, (So) Melisa Adams, (Fr) Olivia Adams, (Fr)Susanna Ray, (Jr) Samantha Fulbright, (Fr) Courtney Price, (Jr) Megan Ream, (Fr) Kelssie Dickerson and (Fr) Brianna Reed

Come out and join the cheerleaders tonight as they welcome the Lions into a new season and into a new arena. The Lions play host to Johnson & Wales University Wildcats in the first round of the Jim Ganey Classic. Tip-off begins at 7:00pm.