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Meet Kaitlyn, an Allied Health Sciences major with a Psychology minor. This year is her third season on the UConn Dance Team and her first as a captain! She is also a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority on campus! Her favorite memory over the past few years was dancing at the Brad Paisley concert last fall. Kaitlyn can't wait to make many more amazing memories this year! #MeetTheTeam

We are so proud of our 1st place award for our Game Day routine at NDA camp last week! Check out our YouTube channel UCONNtraditions to see the full videos of our Game Day and Team Dance performances!

Meet Delaney, a Sophomore from Ansonia, CT! Delaney graduated from Ansonia High School and transferred from Stonehill College in Easton, MA where she was on the dance team and competed at NDA Nationals, placing 6th overall. Her dance accomplishments include competing at NDA Nationals and performing in Disney with her studio, Danz Magic. She hopes to become a high school English teacher! #MeetTheTeam

Meet Melissa, a senior in the Honors Program, majoring in Marketing and minoring in Management. Melissa has been on Dean’s List for all semesters she has been at UConn, and was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma in honor of her academic achievements. This is Melissa’s fourth year on UConn Dance Team and second year as captain, with her favorite memory thus far being dancing alongside ‪Brad Paisley‬. Melissa is always grateful for the opportunities provided by this program and is excited for the upcoming year! #MeetTheTeam

Today we returned home from NDA camp with an award for Top Gun Leaps and Jumps, 2 specialty awards, a 1st place award for our Gameday routine, and a gold paid bid to nationals! Thanks to the @ndadance staff for such a fun camp #theworkisworthit

Check out freshman teammate Lauryn practicing her skills for NDA camp this week. One more day! 🐾 #theworkisworthit

Meet our First Year Mentor Christina! Christina is a sophomore Applied Math major in the honors program starting her second season on the team! Her favorite memory from last season was performing our hip hop nationals routine on the Bandshell in Daytona 💃#MeetTheTeam

Meet Tayla Duntz from Glastonbury, CT! Tayla attended Glastonbury High School and danced at Dance 10 studios during her entire childhood. This has allowed her to dance competitively, travel and express herself though different styles of dance. Some of Tayla's accomplishments include 2nd place overall senior solo at International Dance Competition, performances on Carnival Cruise lines and at Downtown Disney. Tayla transferred from Eastern Connecticut State University where she studied biology. She is now studying speech and language pathology within the School of Liberal Arts at UConn Storrs. #MeetTheTeam

Oh snap! It's National Dance Day 💃💃💃

Hey Huskies! Want to join us on the field this season? Registration for video auditions closes today! Click the link in our bio for more information.

Meet Nicole! She is a sophomore member of the dance team. Nicole is majoring in speech, language, and hearing sciences in hopes of becoming a speech pathologist. Her favorite part of last season was getting to cheer at the women's basketball team's 100th consecutive win! Nicole is excited to see what this season holds! #MeetTheTeam

Congratulations to our beautiful coach Kristen and her new husband Richie on their wedding this past weekend! We loved seeing members of the SPT family celebrating together!

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