2019-20 Samford cheer

The 2019-20 Samford University cheerleaders are, front row, from left, Paige Walker of Dacula, Georgia; Amber Boggs of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Bailey Lou Connell of Waco, Texas; Katherine Catlett of New Market, Tennessee; and Kendall Waldrop of McCalla; middle row, from left, Anna Grace Gardner of Gadsden; Charlotte Williams of Tallapoosa, Georgia; Erica Williams of Geraldine; Rachel Woodruff of Samford, Florida; Carianne Brown of Daphne; Anna Jackson of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida; and Caylin Gatchell of Loxahatchee, Florida; back row, from left, Meghan Iadevaia of Dallas; Jackie Rodriguez of Buford, Georgia; Savannah Tate of Hamilton; Alston Sanders of Jasper; Elena Muller of Orlando; Mimi Frederickson of Cypress, Texas; and Talon Geissler of Franklin, Tennessee.

Erica Williams, the 2015-16 cheer captain and valedictorian of Geraldine High School, was selected to cheer for the 2019-20 Samford University Bulldogs.

The cheerleaders perform at various events both on and off campus, as well as host several cheer clinics throughout the year.

The Bulldog football team suffered a loss in its season opener against Youngstown State on Aug. 24 at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery. Samford’s first home game is Sept. 21 against Alabama A&M at 6 p.m.

Samford will wrap up the season on Nov. 23 when they travel to Auburn to take on the Tigers.

Williams is the daughter of Van and Patti Williams of the Whiton community.

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