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SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE BASS FISHING SPORTS CLUB INAUGURAL YEAR A SUCCESS

Tuscaloosa, Alabama – Shelton State Community College’s Bass Fishing Sports Club is making the sport’s inaugural year at the College a success.  The team is currently ranked 11th in the nation.

 

On February 8, club members participated in the YETI Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) College Fishing Southeastern Conference Bass Tournament in Bainbridge, Georgia.   Club members Will Delaney and Hunter Porter finished in second place securing $1,000 for the organization and qualifying to represent the College in the 2020 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship.

 

On March 2, members competed at an FLW event at Lake Guntersville with Cade Crocker and Grant Rogers also qualifying for the 2020 YETI FLW National Championship.  An additional team finished in the top 32.

 

“In keeping with the athletic excellence of Shelton State, we are proud of what the Bass Fishing Club has accomplished within this first year,” said club sponsor Neal Parker.  “We are proud of these young men who had faith in our program and made the decision to be part of this inaugural year.”

 

The mission of the Shelton State Bass Fishing Sports Club is to encourage camaraderie, sportsmanship, integrity, leadership, and conservation.  Skills and knowledge are developed to create successful, competitive anglers.

 

For more information about the Shelton State Bass Fishing Sports Club, contact Neal Parker at 205.391.5886 or goparker@sheltonstate.edu.