UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA DANCE TEAM
ANYA | CAITLYN | EEMAI | ERICA
HAILEY | KATHRYN | LANI | LAUREN | MADELINE
LEANN | MARGIE | REAGAN | SEVANA | SOFIA
COACHES
 
 
Anya (top)

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Major: MCB and a Math minor
Year of Graduation: 2022

Future Plans: Grad School and eventually biotech research
Hobbies: Hiking, spending time with family, and walking dogs
Best Word that Describes You: Sincere
What are you most excited for this year: Given the unprecedented times, I'm excited to see what new experiences the dance team will have to offer and the new ways we can connect to the Cal community and beyond
Involvement in other Cal Organizations: Thrive Dance Company
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Whatever you do, just DON'T wear red!
What I like the most about Cal: The people at Cal are so passionate about the things they do and value, and to be surrounded by people like that is very inspiring.

Caitlyn (top)

Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
Major: Undecided - College of Letters and Sciences
Year of Graduation: 2024

Future Plans: Grad school/med school
Hobbies: Painting, reading, writing poetry, teaching dance, spending time with friends and family
Best Word that Describes You: Driven
What are you most excited for this year: I’m most excited to perform and show my spirit for my school to everyone on campus! I also can’t wait to make new friends and be with the people on CDT that I’ll make memories with throughout college.
Involvement in other Cal Organizations:
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game?: ​Cal fans should enjoy a Bears game by standing up in their seats the whole time and cheering as loud as they can!
What I like the most about Cal: I like that everyone here is always doing everything they can to achieve whatever they're striving for. It is so inspiring to hear about others passions and interests, and watch them work so hard to get to where they want to be.

Eemai (top)

Hometown: San Bernardino, CA
Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Year of Graduation: ​2024

Future Plans: I plan on going into the medical field to fulfill my passion of caring for people in need.
Hobbies: Swimming, Cooking, Watching Movies, Listening to Music
Best Word that Describes You: Optimistic
What are you most excited for this year: I am excited to experience being a student at a large university, taking classes on interesting topics, and meeting the team.
Involvement in other Cal Organizations:
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? The best way to enjoy a Bears game is to be around a group of people you love while repping blue and gold.
What I like the most about Cal: I like that Cal has a very inclusive campus for everyone and I support their values that they represent as a school.

Erica (top)

Hometown: Tracy, CA
Major: Chemistry (Data Science minor)
Year of Graduation: 2022

Future Plans: Grad school to get my PhD in Chemistry!
Hobbies: Reading, hiking, and painting
Best Word that Describes You: Driven
What are you most excited for this year: Dancing with my girls in California Memorial Stadium
Involvement in other Cal Organizations: I hope to be part of a research lab this year!
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Get the stadium chicken tenders and take a picture with Oski!
What I like the most about Cal: Cal provides me with an academic environment that challenges me to be my best. Moreover, this school has offered me numerous opportunities for personal and social growth. I am proud to be a golden bear!!

Hailey (top)

Hometown: ​Carmel, CA
Major: Undeclared, planning on MCB
Year of Graduation: ​2024

Future Plans: Physicians assistant or anything in healthcare
Hobbies:
Best Word that Describes You: ​Happy
What are you most excited for this year: ​I am most excited to spend time with my new team and hopefully perform at games.
Involvement in other Cal Organizations:
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Bring your family and friends and wear cal gear to get in the spirit!
What I like the most about Cal: ​I like Cal because of the amazing opportunities and diversity that the school has to offer

Kathryn (top)

Hometown: San Gabriel, CA
Major: Political Economy & Media Studies
Year of Graduation: 2022

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to attend law school to become a lawyer in the entertainment industry.
Hobbies: Watching movies, shopping, visiting big cities, and cooking
Best Word that Describes You: Outgoing
What are you most excited for this year: I am so excited to dance with the new team! ​
Involvement in other Cal Organizations: The Daily Cal, Danceworx, and Dance the Bay Come to the games and cheer along with Cal Spirit!
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Come to the games and cheer along with Cal Spirit!
What I like the most about Cal: I love how unique our school is. Cal not only has amazing academics but great spirit, a diverse student body, and a campus full of history, making it such a well-rounded school.

Lani (top)

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Chemical Engineering
Year of Graduation: 2024

Future Plans: I plan to pursue a degree in chemical engineering for the next 4 years at Cal, and then I plan to get a job in LA while still taking dance classes throughout these next years.
Hobbies:I love to read, golf, scrapbook, and dance (of course) in my free time. I also enjoy playing with my dog Olaf and going on long walks.
Best Word that Describes You: Passionate
What are you most excited for this year: I'm super excited to learn amazing routines with my new dance family and perform at pep rallies and sports games.
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? They should enjoy a bears game with friends who are just as hyped about it as they are.
What I like the most about Cal: Everyone is always super kind and understanding of one another that creates an enjoyable, friendly vibe wherever you go on campus.

Lauren (top)

Hometown: Anaheim, CA
Major: Pre-Business
Year of Graduation: 2023

Future Plans: Pursue an MBA and work in a field that intersects marketing and entertainment.
Hobbies: Going on hikes, making smoothies, and watching The Bachelor/ette
Best Word that Describes You: Genuine
What are you most excited for this year: ​I am most excited to bond with my new team and to be back in Berkeley!
Involvement in other Cal Organizations: Cal Athletics Marketing Department, The Women's Network, Cal Sports Marketing Club, and Alpha Phi Sorority
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Make sure to show your Cal Spirit! Come head to toe in Cal gear and we can cheer on the Golden Bears together!
What I like the most about Cal: Diversity! Our world class university has incredible students from around the globe and different walks of life. I love immersing myself in such a diverse community.

LeAnn (top)

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Major: Media Studies
Year of Graduation: 2021

Future Plans: Graduate and hopefully get a job in marketing as well as continue dancing after college!
Hobbies: Working out, hiking, baking/cooking, traveling with friends and family
Best Word that Describes You: Dedicated
What are you most excited for this year: Making the most out of my last year at Cal by cherishing every moment and creating lifelong memories with my teammates.
Involvement in other Cal Organizations: 2020 VP of Membership of Delta Delta Delta Sorority
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Obviously this year is a little different but whether you are watching from home or in the stadium, show up in head-to-toe blue and gold and cheer on our favorite Bears!
What I like the most about Cal: I love that Cal's student body is so diverse and interesting. I love meeting new people every day and creating friendships and experiences that will last a lifetime!

Madeline (top)

Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
Major: Political Science
Year of Graduation: 2021

Future Plans: I love that Cal's student body is so diverse and interesting. I love meeting new people every day and creating friendships and experiences that will last a lifetime!
Hobbies: Dancing, traveling, exploring new places with friends, exercising, and volunteering Genuine
Best Word that Describes You: Genuine
What are you most excited for this year: My senior year on the Cal Dance Team, and the opportunity to represent our amazing school.
Involvement in other Cal Organizations: Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, Undergraduate Marketing Association, Cal Athletics Marketing Department
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? ​Take it all in, and enjoy the unbeatable Cal school spirit!
What I like the most about Cal: I love that Cal has such a special atmosphere. I look forward to meeting new people every day and attending our great school in such an amazing area.
Margie (top)

Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Major: Business Administration, B.S.
Year of Graduation: 2021

Future Plans: I plan on going into a career in marketing after graduation (I am currently interning at the startup Curology), and then perhaps pursue an MBA! I also hope to be able to travel to Europe and/or Asia with friends (pending COVID-19) before starting a full-time job.
Hobbies: Dancing, online shopping, traveling, watching Netflix, and getting boba
Best Word that Describes You: Goofy
What are you most excited for this year: As a co-captain this year, I am excited to find new ways to engage with fans either virtually or hopefully in person!
Involvement in other Cal Organizations: Haas Business School Association (HBSA), Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, and UC Berkeley M.E.T. Program
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Cheer as loud as you can, follow along with the chants, and make sure to keep an eye out for our quarter break and halftime performances! Even if our events are held virtually this year, you can still show off your spirit by dressing head to toe in blue and gold and singing along to our fight songs :)
What I like the most about Cal: ​I love that I have found such an incredible community of diverse, inspirational, and passionate people at Cal! I am so grateful to have met my best friends through the Cal Dance Team and for the support that we continue to give one another over the years. Go Bears!

Reagan (top)

Hometown: Carlsbad, CA
Major: Media Studies
Year of Graduation: 2024

Future Plans: I plan to earn my MBA and cultivate my entrepreneurial spirit and focus with a goal of owning a business.
Hobbies: Exercise, hot yoga, art, and spending time with my friends and family
Best Word that Describes You: Authentic
What are you most excited for this year: I am excited to cheer on the Bears and make new memories with such an amazing team.
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Come to the games in Cal gear and cheer along with Cal Spirit!
What I like the most about Cal: The diverse, passionate, and driven student body along with the countless number of opportunities the school provides each student.

Sevana (top)

Hometown: Whittier, CA
Major: MCB with a minor in Global Health
Year of Graduation: 2023

Future Plans: I hope to be a happy and healthy physician that always remains close to my family and friends.
Hobbies: Hanging out with my friends and family, watching Netflix, going to the beach, sleeping, and dancing duhh :)
Best Word that Describes You: Funny
What are you most excited for this year: Getting super close to my new team<3
Involvement in other Cal Organizations: Member of Kappa Kappa Gamma
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Watch the awesome Cal Dance Team
What I like the most about Cal: Cal is such an inspiring place. There is nothing like walking to class and looking around at all of the amazing people around you. It’s an honor to go to such an amazing school.

Sofia (top)

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major: Computer Science
Year of Graduation: 2024

Future Plans: Work in the technology industry in Silicon Valley to develop software.
Hobbies: I love baking, yoga, The Office, dogs and surprise surprise..... dance!
Best Word that Describes You: Ambitious
What are you most excited for this year: The opportunity to learn from such amazing faculty and meet new people.
What is your advice to Cal Fans on how they should enjoy a Cal game? Be loud and proud, Go Bears woohoo!
What I like the most about Cal: The outstanding quality of education and diversity.

 
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