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. The National Collegiate Water Ski Association is one of nine sport divisions of USA Water Ski, which was formed in 1939 as a non-profit organization promoting water skiing in the United States. USA Water Ski is affiliated with the International Water Ski Federation (world governing body) and is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and Pan-American Sports Organization as the national governing body of organized water skiing in the United States.
Press release provided by USA Water Ski .