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Athletes, Team Of The Month Selected

USA Water Ski has selected K.C. Wilson (Winter Springs, Fla.) and Ellie Horton (Moorpark, Calif.) as its Male Athlete of the Month and Female Athlete of the Month, respectively, for October. The University of Louisiana-Monroe water ski team (Monroe, La.) was selected Team of the Month. Wilson, Horton and the Louisiana-Monroe water ski team are now eligible for the United States Olympic Committee’s Athlete of the Month and Team of the Month honors.

Wilson, a sophomore member of the Florida Southern College water ski team, won the men’s slalom title at the 35th Collegiate Water Ski National Championships, Oct. 17-19, at Imperial Lakes near El Centro, Calif. Wilson, who shared the men’s slalom title at the 2012 Collegiate Nationals, won the title outright this year, scoring 5 buoys at 39-1/2 feet. He also tied for sixth in overall after scoring 1,860 points in tricks and 112 feet in jumping in leading Florida Southern to a fifth-place finish in the 12-team field.

Horton, a freshman member of the Florida Southern College water ski team, won the women’s tricks title at the 35th Collegiate Water Ski National Championships, Oct. 17-19, at Imperial Lakes near El Centro, Calif. Horton scored 3,510 points in winning the title. She also tied for fifth in women’s overall after scoring 1-1/2 buoys at 32 feet off in slalom and 123 feet in jumping in leading Florida Southern to a fifth-place finish in the 12-team field.

The University of Louisiana-Monroe water ski team won the Division 1 national title at the 35th Collegiate Water Ski National Championships, Oct. 17-19, at Imperial Lakes near El Centro, Calif. The Warhawks, which had three athletes win individual national titles, tallied 12,885 points in winning their third consecutive national title and 25th title in the history of the event. The competition included 12 teams.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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