Ashlyn Whimpey, a cheerleader for Utah State, has become famous after TNT cameras caught her crying after her team lost the BCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, know about her boyfriend and Instagram
On Thursday, March 16, the Utah State Aggies lost to the Missouri Tigers in their last game. A 20-year-old cheerleader was seen crying and her lip trembling.
Since then, Whimpey’s teary moment has been widely shared on social media, where many people have praised her passion and commitment to her team. But there have also been bad reactions, and some people have made fun of how she felt.
Who is Ashlyn Whimpey as Utah State cheerleader video goes viral, age, boyfriend and Instagram
This Utah State cheerleader was going through it 😅 pic.twitter.com/Rqhpz3zBaZ
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 16, 2023
Whimpey is now using the hashtag #marchsadness on TikTok to talk about the video and make fun of the situation. She posted the popular video and the many news stories about the emotional scene, saying, “And now I’m a meme.”
Sean Bairstow shows support for cheerleader girlfriend Ashlyn Whimpey
She has also gotten support from Utah State basketball player Sean Bairstow, who is said to be her boyfriend. Bairstow, a senior guard for the Aggies, posted the popular video on his Instagram Story and wrote, “As supportive as they come, congrats on such a successful 20 years of cheer @ashwhimp.”
Whimpey re-posted the message and added, “The best season cheering for my boy! So proud of you @seanbairstow2.” The Sun reported that the two are involved romantically.
Maybe we should stop playing sports if it’s making people cry!
— Brian Ainsworth (@BrianAinswort10) March 17, 2023
She really cares about cheering her team on, respect
— Raven1sOne 𓂀 (@therifftracker) March 16, 2023
Ashlyn Whimpey becomes a role model for passionate fans
Even though some people didn’t like it, Whimpey’s passion and dedication to her team won over a lot of people. She has become a role model for people who know how emotional it can be to be both a fan and a cheerleader.
She shows just how much she cares and how much she loves her school . I love the passion she has .
— Jose Cruz (@JoseCru74307147) March 17, 2023
Whimpey’s emotional reaction shows that sports can make people feel strong emotions, both good and bad. It shows how much fans and cheerleaders like Whimpey care about their teams and put their hearts into supporting them.
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