Bethel Continues to Maintain Sturdy within the Cabela’s College of the 12 months Race

Louisiana State College – Shreveport Sitting in 2nd and

College of Louisiana – Monroe in third

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (October 6, 2017) – The 2017-2018 Cabela’s College of the 12 months introduced by Abu Garcia has been dominated by to date this season by Bethel College. The final occasion Bethel College competed in was the 2017 McKendree College Fall Invitational the place the crew of James Jerding and Brad Ableman got here in second place with a five-fish restrict weighing 13 kilos, and bringing residence the massive bass honors with a 5.47-pound magnificence. Bethel College had a complete of ten groups compete within the Fall Invitational, all attempting to assist earn Cabela’s College of the 12 months factors. To date this season seven completely different groups of anglers from Bethel have earned factors on the water which reveals how deep their program is that this 12 months.

“Bethel has completed the Cabela’s College of the 12 months race within the high six for the previous 5 seasons, and we’ve got been within the primary spot on and off throughout a number of of these seasons, however we’ve got by no means gained College of the 12 months. We hope that this will probably be our 12 months. We plan to work very laborious to proceed to carry on to the lead and are very dedicated as a crew to bringing to College of the 12 months title and trophy to Bethel College this subsequent summer season,” stated Bethel College Coach, Garry Mason.

“To remain within the lead for the College of the 12 months, we should proceed our profitable custom this upcoming season. Bethel doesn’t must win each match through which we fish, however we should stay within the high 5 at every occasion and have a second crew within the high ten to maintain sufficient factors to carry on to the College of the 12 months race all through the whole season. The underside line will probably be efficiency at every occasion. We look ahead to the upcoming season and the chance forward for our Bethel College Bass Workforce,” he added.

Newcomer to the High 10 within the Cabela’s College of the 12 months race introduced by Abu Garcia is Louisiana State College – Shreveport — shifting all the best way from 13th to 2nd place after the crew of Harrison Hopkins and Ryan Antee gained the FLW Occasion on the Purple River. That win earned the varsity 200 factors in direction of the Cabela’s College of the 12 months race giving them an enormous leap within the rankings. Louisiana State College – Shreveport has additionally earned factors in three different occasions this season — the crew of JP Kimbrough and Jared Rascoe completed 12th on the Bassmaster Wildcard and 32nd on the Bassmaster Faculty Championship, and Christian Brown and Jared Rascoe completed 38th on the FLW Championship.

“It’s everybody’s aim to win the Cabela’s College of the 12 months title and the entire Louisiana State College – Shreveport crew is pumped to have a great begin on carrying out that aim. With one in all our greatest anglers, Jared Rascoe, graduating this fall, each angler on the crew, together with myself, goes to must step up their sport to assist obtain our crew aim this 12 months. None of this may be doable with out the varsity being 100% behind us, in addition to the unwavering help from the college and Dr. Lacy Williams,” stated Louisiana State College – Shreveport Angler, JP Kimbrough.

Sitting in third place is the College of Louisiana – Monroe after incomes factors fishing their 4th Cabela’s College of the 12 months introduced by Abu Garcia qualifying occasion this season. The College of Louisiana – Monroe has recorded three high 15 finishes already this season. The crew of Nicholas Joiner and Tyler Stewart have the best end putting 4th on the FLW Championship, Koby Dortch and Hogan Beckley completed ninth on the FLW occasion on the Purple River, and Tyler Craig and Spencer Lambert have been capable of place 12th on the Bassmaster Championship earlier this season. Luke O’Neal additionally helped earn factors for the varsity with a 74th place end on the Bassmaster Wildcard fishing solo.

Here’s a have a look at how the whole High 20 colleges within the Cabela’s College of the 12 months introduced by Abu Garcia are sitting at present:

1st – Bethel College (McKenzie, TN)

2nd – Louisiana State College (Shreveport, LA)

third – College of Louisiana (Monroe, LA)

4th – West Virginia College (Morgantown, WV)

fifth – Northwestern State College (Natchitoches, LA)

sixth – College of North Alabama (Florence, AL)

seventh – Kansas State College (Manhattan, KS)

eighth – Adrian Faculty (Adrian, MI)

ninth – Texas A&M (Faculty Station, TX)

10th – East Texas Baptist College (Marshall, TX)

11th – Lake Superior State College (Sault Ste. Marie. MI)

12th – Dallas Baptist College (Dallas, TX)

13th – Colorado Mesa College (Grand Junction, CO)

14th – Tarleton State (Stephenville, TX)

15th – Bemidji State College (Bemidji, MN)

16th – Bryan Faculty (Dayton, TN)

17th – College of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)

18th – Sam Houston State (Huntsville, TX)

19th – Oklahoma State College (Stillwater, OK)

20th– Indiana College (Bloomington, IN)

For the total present standings go to:

The Affiliation of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) manages the multifaceted Cabela’s College of the 12 months introduced by Abu Garcia program to each rank and reward collegiate bass fishing groups all through the nation.

This system has been constructed to reward and acknowledge groups that compete on the water in quite a few nationwide degree trails such because the Affiliation of Collegiate Anglers’ Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Collection™, in addition to choose nationwide Faculty B.A.S.S and FLW occasions so as to really crown a faculty of 12 months champion based mostly on efficiency.

Along with the three nationwide collegiate fishing trails, the ACA may also award factors for choose ACA-College sanctioned occasions all through the season.

An preliminary itemizing of the 2017-2018 occasions eligible for factors is maintained on the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Collection web site ( ) and could be discovered right here. As a part of this system, the ACA will award factors to every competing faculty, based mostly on some extent system. Along with competitors factors, groups may earn factors for internet hosting their very own occasions. Extra occasions and dates will probably be added as the faculty fishing schedule evolves yearly.

For extra info on the Cabela’s College of the 12 months introduced by Abu Garcia program go to: