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SMC Team Captain Finishes 5th Overall at Regionals

October 6th, 2008-- Brian Detrick finished 5th in Slalom, 10th in Trick, 12th in Jump and 5th Overall at the West Coast Water Ski Assocation (WCWSA) regional tournament on Oct. 4th & 5th in Bakersfield, CA.


Detrick Earns Overall Title at Chico

September 28, 2008 Chico, CA-- Brian Detrick placed 3rd in Slalom and 2nd in Trick at the Chico State Opener on September 26th & 27th. Detrick also finished in 1st place as the weekends top Men's Overall competitor. Over 14 schools and 130 competitors attended the Chico State Opener over the weekend. Detrick and the SMC Team are look forward to competing in the WCWSA Regional’s, hosted by UCLA, in  Bakersfield October 4-5th.

Sophomore Standout Brian Detrick Launches his 15th Ski Season

When he was 1 yr old, Brian Detrick's family built their home on a man-made water ski lake. Just two years later, Detrick learned to ski and entered his first competition at the age of 4yrs. Now in his sophomore year at Saint Mary’s College, Detrick is ready to launch his 15th season of Regional and National competition. In hot pursuit of going pro in the 2008-2009 season, Detrick is looking to build on the strength of his team, hoping many of his teammates will qualify Saint Mary’s for Nationals  (as a team)  and reach All-Stars (as individuals) in the fall.

The Gaels Announce Their Fall Schedule

The Gael's Fall schedule includes an exciting lineup. Follow the success of this Club Team as they compete at Sky Lake in Durham, CA and at the WCWSA Regional’s in Bakersfield this fall.

  Date Opponent Location
Sat 9/27/2008 WCWSA Durham
Sat 10/4/2008 Regionals Bakersfield


Waterski’s First Jive into the Season

Waterski season may have not started yet, but the club is grooving their way into a great start. On Friday night they hosted a black light dance, which created a profit of $1,800 for the club. The money from the dance will go towards the club’s travel, league expenses, equipment, and the cost of practice for the team. This season the clubs expects to get their new members involved, educated about the sport, and continue to practice to get better with team unity.

Waterski Team Draws High Flying Interest

2007-2008 Season Recap

Brian Detrick, James Myers, Katelyn Davies and Colette Whitney rounded out the team roster in 2007-2008. The Gaels competed in a number of tournaments hosted by NCWSA teams, including UC Davis, CSU Chico and SDSU.

At the Chico Tournament, Freshman, Brian Detrick (Elk Grove, CA) finished 3rd overall  and 1st in Men’s Slalom and Trick.  Detrick qualified for All-Stars (DuQuioin, IL) and represented SMC and the Western Region in the Slalom  and Trick events. At All-Stars, Brian finished 12th in slalom and 16th in tricks respectively.