The University of Louisiana-Monroe water ski team won its fourth consecutive Division 1 national title at the 31st Collegiate Water Ski National Championships, Oct. 22-24, at Ironwood Ranch in Arvin, Calif. The Warhawks tallied 12,080.0 points in winning their 22nd title in the history of the event. Alabama finished second, scoring 10,985.0 points.
Pictured above are the ladies of the Cal Poly Ski Team. Cal Poly did a fantastic job of hosting the event and deserves a big "Thank You" from the world of College Water Skiing.
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Hosted by Cal Poly and sanctioned by USA Water Ski and the National Collegiate Water Ski Association, the competition included 12 teams in Division 1 and 10 teams in Division 2. National team champions were declared in both divisions. Individual medals for slalom, tricks and jumping were awarded based on athletes' placements within their division. Overall titles were awarded in each division to athletes competing in all three events.
The Division 1 field included: Alabama, Florida Southern, Rollins, Purdue, Iowa State, Illinois, Louisiana-Monroe, Louisiana-Lafayette, Texas, Arizona State, Chico State and San Diego State.
Athletes winning individual national titles in Division 1 were: Louisiana-Monroe's Adam Sedlmajer, men's tricks and overall; Louisiana-Monroe's Martin Bartalsky, men's slalom; Louisiana-Monroe's Zack Worden, men's jumping; Florida Southern's Clementine Lucine, women's slalom, jumping (tie) and overall; and Louisiana-Lafayette's Stinne Soendergaard, women's jumping (tie).
The Division 2 field included: Clemson, Georgia, Cincinnati, Wisconsin, Michigan, Kansas, Texas A&M, Texas State, Cal Poly and Western Washington.
Wisconsin won the Division 2 title, scoring 7,330.0 points. Cal Poly finished second with 7,005.0 points.
Athletes winning individual national titles in Division 2 were: Wisconsin's Tyler Lorenz, men's tricks, jumping and overall; Clemson's James Dibella, men's slalom; Cal Poly's Jennifer Waits, women's tricks, jumping and overall; and Texas State's Amanda Stevenson, women's slalom.
For complete scores, visit www.ncwsa.com.