Introducing the 2019-2020 Georgia Southern University Dance Team


2019 - 2020

Get to know our talented Georgia Southern University Dance Team. We perform at all home Basketball games and various events in the community. We have a very talented group of individuals! Make sure you check out our calendar, and come cheer us on at our next performance or basketball game!

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Stephanie Viness


Stephanie Viness is a Double Eagle Alumni from Georgia Southern University, with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education and a Master of Science in Kinesiology. She is now the Assistant Director of the Physical Activity and Healthful Living Program, at Georgia Southern University.

Stephanie is also the Owner and Executive Director of Statesboro Elite Dance Studio. Ask Stephanie about our Audition Prep Lessons!
Stephanie has 7 years experience as a cheerleader, and over 20 years of dance experience, including 14 years competing, and now working with Inspire National Dance Competition. She has performed at Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, The Capital One Bowl, and The Orange Bowl. She also competes as a “pro” dancer in the local Dancing with the Statesboro Stars fundraiser event for Safe Haven where she won the 1st Place Judges' Choice Winner. 
Stephanie is a Certified Educator in the state of Georgia, a certified Personal Trainer, and holds certifications as a Group Exercise Fitness Instructor, Ballet Barre, Yoga, Pre & Post Natal Exercise Specialists, Zumba Instructor, and Sports Nutrition. She is always looking for ways to enhance her skills, education, and technique by attending multiple dance workshops and fitness conventions each year with well-known individuals in the fitness industry, along with taking classes from numerous well-known dancers and choreographers around the country.

Stephanie has a passion for dance and for education, and her goal is to make dance a large part of the Statesboro community, for all ages!


Hometown: Statesboro, GA

Major: Business Management

School Year: Senior

Anna Freeman


Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Major: Elementary & Special Ed.

School Year: Junior

Brooke Armesto


Hometown: Statesboro, GA

Major: Recreational Therapy

School Year: Freshman

Bryn Green

Hometown: Stone Mtn., GA

Major: Radiological Sciences

School Year: Freshman

Ciara Peebles


Hometown: St. Augustine, FL

Major: Health Informatics

School Year: Sophomore

Danielle Abstein

Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA

Major: Elementary Education

School Year: Sophomore

Emma Vickers


Hometown: Newnan, GA

Major: Elementary Education

School Year: Sophomore

Jenna Collier


Hometown: Grayson, GA

Major: Elementary Education

School Year: Junior

Kendall Burrell

Hometown: Evans, GA

Major: Fashion Design

School Year: Sophomore

Kennedy Williams


Hometown: Brooklet, GA

Major: Special Education

School Year: Junior

Madison Morgan


Hometown: Suwanee, GA

Major: Child & Family Develop.

School Year: Senior

Maggie Williams


Hometown: Salvador, Brazil

Major: Mechanical Engineering

School Year: Sophomore

Maria Vilar


Hometown: Charleston, SC

Major: Criminal Justice

School Year: Sophomore

Mary Grace Hutzler


Hometown: Blakely, GA

Major: Exercise Science/Nursing

School Year: Freshman

Morgan Slappy


Hometown: Milton, GA

Major: Nutrition & Food Science

School Year: Freshman

Olivia Liakakos


Hometown: Rome, GA

Major: Biology

School Year: Senior

Rachael Farris


Hometown: Loganville, GA

Major: Health Science

School Year: Junior

Sydnie Lancaster

Georgia Southern Dance Team