National U Pep Squad successfully defended their crown as they bagged the Gold Medal in the 2014 UAAP Cheerdance Competition held at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
With an American-Indian-inspired theme, the defending champs garnered 677.5 points to complete a podium finish in the competition. NU also wins the Oishi surprising move award with their opening stunt.
Meanwhile, 8-time Champion UP Pep Squad failed to regain the title as they placed 1st runner up getting 658 points. With their theme and vision of equality, UP’s stunt of having the girls lift the guys was one of the highlights of their routine, showing strongest message of “equality” today.
University of Santo Tomas Salinggawi Dance Troupe makes their return to the Top 3 since 2010 as 2nd runner up garnering 625 points. They take home P140,000.
Here are the winners of the Group Stunts Competition.
2nd runner-up: NU Pep Squad with 239.5 points
1st runner-up: UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe with 251 points
Champion: FEU Pep Squad with 258.5 points