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The University Of Georgia Takes BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

by: Wade Middleton,

Winning Tean with Trophy
Photo by courtesy CBAA
Anchor Bass
Photo by courtesy CBAA
(May. 24, 2014 - San Antonio, TX)

Florence, Alabama, The 9th annual BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship has wrapped up with the University of Georgia taking the title in convincing fashion. Finishing in 2nd and 3rd respectively were the teams from Tennessee Tech University and The University of North Alabama. This is the University of Georgia's second National Championship having won their first on Lake Lewisville in 2010.

The team of Byron Kenney and William Treadwell, from Georgia, caught over 49 pounds of fish in two days beating 160 other schools from across the nation.

The rest of the top ten is listed below :

2nd Tennessee Tech University Anderson/Arms
3rd University of North Alabama Anderson/Harrison
4th University of North Alabama Roberson/Horne
5th Bethel University Ross/Swims
6th Mississippi State University Atkins/Galloway
7th University of Alabama Appaluccio/Kirkley
8th Bethel University Parker/Roberts
9th Georgetown College Huff/Hunter
10th Auburn University of Montgomery - Nummy/Strock

Over the coming weeks we'll share insight on complete patterns from several of the top teams, including the winners, how they caught them, what the event means to them and a recap of all the behind the scenes information.

About the ACA
The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of CarecoTVand in association with the The Bass Federation, is a sanctioning body developed to facilitate growth, development, and structure within competitive collegiate bass fishing. The ACA provides support to dozens of school operated regional events nationwide and owns and operates the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, the largest participatory collegiate tournament circuit in the country.With dedicated collegiate fishing programming on several television networks, three nationally televised collegiate bass fishing events, and thousands of members, the ACA is the leader in competitive collegiate bass fishing.For more information on the ACA, or the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, visit the CollegiateBassChampionship website.

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