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October 19, 2007

ULM Water Ski Team to compete in national championship Oct. 25 - 27

The ULM Water Ski Team will compete in the 2007 National Collegiate Water Ski Association National Championship Tournament at Bennett’s Water Ski and Wakeboard School in Zachary Oct. 25 – 27, beginning at 7 a.m. on the first day.

The ULM Water Ski Team is the current national champion and holds 19 NCWSA titles; winning 19 of the 27 years the competition has been held.

“It will be great to compete for our 20th national championship title in our home state of Louisiana,” said Treina Landrum, director of Recreational Services and Water Ski Team coach. “We are inviting ULM students and alumni to come to the tournament to support us and see some fantastic skiing. Nationals will be a tough competition, as always. The team has worked hard and we are ready.”

Twenty-eight teams from across the nation compete in the NCWSA National Championship Tournament. Spectators will have the opportunity to see the best of collegiate skiing. For more information about the competition go to Bennett’s website at

ULM has had a strong fall skiing season. The ULM Water Ski Team won the University of Texas’ The Fall Classic and its home tournament, the 2007 Bayou Classic. ULM came in a close second to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette at the South Central Regional Tournament held in Fayetteville, Ark. Sept. 29 - 30.

“The ULM Water Ski Team wishes to thank the ULM students, faculty/staff, administration and business community for their continued support,” Landrum said. “A special thanks goes to the ULM Student Government Association, the ULM Campus Activities Board and Gus Campbell WaterSports and Boating Center for their continued generous support. Go Warhawks!”

For information about the ULM Water Ski Team, contact Landrum at (318) 342-5313 or go to the team’s website at

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