SOUTHEAST/NORTH COLLEGE EVENT 3 RESULTS: UCF WINS AGAIN!
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 | Written by Linda Johnston
NSSA SOUTHEAST/NORTH CONFERENCE
COLLEGE EVENT #3
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLORIDA
NOVEMBER 4, 2012
By: Linda Johnston
The third stop of the 2012-13 east coast college season witnessed the remnants of Hurricane Sandy which provided 2-3 foot surf and beautiful weather. Another large contingent of schools was on hand to battle for top honors and qualify for high rankings leading into the 2013 Regional Championship in April. The UCF (A) team took their third straight victory when for the 2012-2013 season. Young gun Corey Howell won the College Men division surfing for Brevard Community College (BCC). Howell won four titles at the 2012 East Coast Regionals and will definitely add firepower to the BCC team. Long-time NSSA competitor Kayla Durden took her first win as a College Women’s competitor competing for the University of North Florida (UNF) team. Durden’s teammate Pat Nichols took the College Longboard final.
The UCF team has staged an exciting comeback campaign. The perennial east coast dominant team has not put together a winning season since 2004. Stay tuned as we keep track of their quest for another championship run and if other teams will step up to the plate. Southeast/North College event #4 will be held at New Smyrna Beach on December 2nd
The 2012-13 NSSA East and West coast competition season competition is proudly presented by Nike.
NSSA SOUTHEAST/NORTH COLLEGE EVENT #3
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLORIDA
1-University of Central Florida (A)
2-Florida Atlantic University
4-Brevard Community College
5-University of North Florida (A)
6-Florida Tech (A)
7-University of Central Florida (B)
8-Daytona State College
9-University of Central Florida (C)
10-University of North Florida (B)
12-Florida Tech (B)
13-Florida State University
14-Florida Tech (C)
3-Kyle Gesualdi-UCF (A)
4-Tyler Lawrence-UCF (A)
5-Trin Scholt-UCF (A)
1-Kayla Durden-UNF (A)
5-Alex Barber-FIT (A)
1-Pat Nichols-UNF (A)
2-Will Cole-FIT (A)
5-Adam Fricke-UCF (A)
The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events. The NSSA promotes the qualities of discipline and competitive excellence while supporting the merits of academic achievement to young surfers. The NSSA strives to provide a fun surfing experience for all of its members.
The NSSA is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete. Since 1978, the NSSA program philosophy has been that athletics and scholastics go hand in hand. More than 80 NSSA events are run nationwide that culminate with the annual National Championships which is regarded as the highest profile youth surfing event in America.