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The ACA Announces the Anglers Selected for the 2019 Garmin® College Fishing Team

Category: press release

 1 week ago by sworrall 

Modified Feb 8th, 2019 at 11:08 AM

SAN ANTONIO, TX (February 8, 2019) – The Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) is pleased to announce the five (5) new college team members that have been selected to the join the existing Garmin College Team for the 2019 college fishing season. The five (5) anglers were selected from dozens of applications from anglers across the nation looking for a chance to be a part of the Garmin College Fishing Team.

“We are pleased to add these five anglers to the Garmin collegiate roster,” said Dave Dunn, Garmin director of marine sales. “These guys are the future of our sport, and it’s only fitting that the best anglers have the best marine electronics. We wish the team good luck and tight lines as they compete this year.”

The new 2019 Garmin College Fishing Team anglers include:

Austin Ocwieja – University of Buffalo, The State University of New York
Garrett Brown – Oklahoma State University
Harbor Lovin – Murray State University
Cody Barchenger – Stephen F. Austin University
Hunter Green – Arkansas State University

They will be joined by the returning Garmin College Fishing Team anglers:

* Cole Sands – Bryan College
* Zach Clisch – University of Wisconsin-Platteville
* Ethan Raleigh – Morehead State University
* Andrew Marquez – Morehead State University
* Luke Miller – University of Louisville

“The Garmin College Fishing Team is a great opportunity for anglers to get a chance to use the newest technology on the water while gaining first-hand experience what the working directly with major companies is like,” said Wade Middleton, Director of the ACA and President of CarecoTV. “Understanding how to promote a brand is a difficult skill that Garmin is taking the time to teach to these collegiate anglers while allowing them usage of the best mapping and sonar capabilities available.”

Each of the anglers will be equipped with detailed lake maps and best-in-class Garmin marine electronics and technology to use on their boats during tournaments, television shows, and in public appearances.

For more information about the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, please visit www.CollegiateBassChampionship.com.

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