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CWU Wake Sports team places fourth at nationals, will air on CBS Sports Network

Tom Crow(ELLENSBURG, WA – June 5, 2012) The CWU Wake Sports team battled both weather and 12 other collegiate teams to bring home an impressive fourth place finish at the 2012 Collegiate Wake Board National Championships in Guthrie, Oklahoma this past weekend. Coverage will be aired on CBS Sports Network Wednesday, July 11 at 6 p.m. as part of the Alt Games, presented by Jack in the Box®.

“The entire team performed on a national stage, ” CWU Wake Sports Club president Eddie Roberts said. “We continue to put Central on the national radar and show that we can ride with the best.”

Central riders competed in all seven classes, including both men’s and women’s categories. In the Men’s A class Thomas Olson, spring quarter USBank Scholarship winner, placed second overall. Brent Lund and Corbin Schafer also took second place in the Men’s B and D classes respectively. Teammates Patrick Mahoney, Michelle Moos, Kodie Trinidad and Roberts also competed and scored to help CWU Wake Sports continue to be a strong force in the national collegiate wake board circuit.

Wakeboarding will also be featured as part of the Alt Games Highlight Show, presented by Jack in the Box®, Saturday, July 15 at 11 a.m. on the CBS Television Network.

CBS Sports Network is available through local cable, video and telco providers on Verizon FiOS Channel 94, AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158.

For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, visit www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

Central Washington University is a master’s degree-granting institution with approximately 10,000 students and 1500 faculty and staff. More than 160 undergraduate and master’s degrees are offered. Founded in 1891, the Ellensburg campus is located in the heart of Washington State, nestled between the Cascade Mountains and the Columbia River. Since 1975, CWU has served the needs of place-bound students at six university centers throughout the state. Central Washington University is an AA/EEO/Title IX Institution.