Marketing Mondays With Molly: For the Love of Water Ski

Marketing Mondays With Molly: For the Love of Water Ski

By Molly Voska These past few weeks, I’ve been berated on social media with hundreds of ‘grams, tweets, Snapchats, and Facebook posts from tournaments and teams across the nation. I see all these collegiates having a blast, loving life, and doing an amazing job skiing. I loved getting to experience all these weekends through you…



NCWSA Team Rankings: 9/29/2017

By Adam Koehler All four regions have skied, and have submitted their books, so it is time to release this week’s team rankings!! Breakdown Alabama retains its top spot! Clemson overtakes the University of Louisiana at Monroe to move up one spot! The Western Region had their first tourney, but San Diego State University is…



Ohio State’s Kevin & Kristen Dammeyer Featured on Local News

By Adam Koehler At the 2017 Great Lakes Conference Championship a local news sports reporter was on site interviewing Kevin & Kristen Dammeyer from The Ohio State University Water Ski Team. Check out the interviews, and sports piece that highlights the tournament and collegiate water skiing in the video from WLIO – Lima, Ohio below….



Wisconsin Madison Wins as Great Plains Conference Sends Eight Teams to 2017 Midwest Regionals

By Margaret Silhasek The Great Plains Conference Tournament is in the books (finally), and 8 teams from the plains punched a ticket to the Midwest Regionals in Decatur, Illinois, this weekend. With a relentless sun and temperatures breaking 90 degrees, skiers from 16 different teams, 13 competing for a spots at Regionals, descended upon Dream…



Ohio State Wins 2017 Great Lakes Conference Championship

By Sara Condra The Great Lakes Conference tournament brought 13 teams together and over 200 skiers to Van Wert, Ohio. Many practice sets were taken on Friday including night jumps at the Pleasant Shores site. The entire weekend consisted of 90 degree weather that was both uncharacteristic of ski season and the start of fall….



NCWSA Team Rankings: First of 2017 – 9/22/2017

By Adam Koehler Three of the four NCWSA regions have hit the water, with the Western region opening this week, so it is time to release our initial 2017 team rankings! Feature photo credit to Spencer Schultz and the Alabama Water Ski Team 2018 calendar fundraiser. Breakdown Alabama debuts in the top spot for the…



Upcoming Tournaments: 9/23/2017 – 9/24/2017

By Adam Koehler We had five tournaments last week, with the sixth tournament, FSC-Rollins, postponed due to Hurricane Irma. This week the Midwestern region holds their two conference tournaments to determine which Midwest teams will move on to the MCWSA Regionals! Out West, teams are heading to their first tournament of the 2017 Fall as…



Ohio State Wins the 2017 Ball State Fling

By Sara Condra With the second week of tournaments coming to an end the Great Lakes Conference wrapped up yet another beautiful Ball State Fling. With 13 teams and over 200 hundred skiers coming to Pleasant Shores in Van Wert, Ohio we knew that we were in store for a great weekend. The weather was…



Missouri State Tops Kansas at Tiger Throwdown

By Margaret Silhasek The second tournament is in the books, and now it’s on to Conferences! Last weekend, the Mizzou Water Ski Team hosted the Tiger Throwdown. Located Near Ulman, Missouri, Water Mill Lake was the perfect setting for seven teams to work out their kinks before heading to the tournaments that matter most. With…



UW-Madison Turns Up the Heat at Northwoods Classic

By Catherine Bartzen This past weekend, seven Midwestern teams traveled up to Minnesota to ski in the inaugural Northwood’s Classic hosted by University of Wisconsin – Stout. Stout’s first hosted tournament brought skiers up to the beautiful Trophy Lake Estates III, just outside Center City, MN. Teams were very excited to have access to a…