University of Louisiana-Monroe Wins Abu Garcia College Fishing Tournament on Lake O’ the Pines
Jun 16th, 2021 by Keith Worrall
Modified Jun 16th, 2021 at 2:26 PM
JEFFERSON, Texas (June 15, 2021) – The University of Louisiana duo of Jacob Andrews and Connor Nimrod, both of Monroe, Louisiana, took the win on Friday at the Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI at Lake of the Pines. The victory earned the University of Louisiana team $2,000 and qualified the duo to compete in the 2022 College Fishing National Championship.
TOP 10 RESULTS*
University of Louisiana-Monroe
Jacob Andrews of Monroe, La.
Connor Nimrod of Monroe, La.
Stephen F. Austin
Jacob Miller of Fort Worth, Texas
Jack York of Colleyville, Texas
Tarleton State – Stephenville
Caden Cowan of Stephenville, Texas
Trevor Easter of Morgan, Texas
LSU – Shreveport
Tyler Tamburo of Bossier City, La.
Blakely Young of Hallsville, Texas
University of Louisiana – Lafayette
Dylan Friloux of Lafayette, La.
Hayden Pinho of Patterson, La.
Dallas Baptist University
Tanner Foster of Venus, Texas
Andrew Rickman of Canton, Texas
Stephen F. Austin
River Lee of Nacogdoches, Texas
Hunter Muncrief of Pineland, Texas
Arkansas Tech University
Karson Hamilton of Hot Springs, Ark.
Austin Johnston of Mena, Ark.
East Texas Baptist University
Cannon Bird of Marshall, Texas
Jacob Keith of Jefferson, Texas
Harrison Bieber of Dry Prong, La.
Ben South of Dry Prong, La.
*Top 10 teams advance to the 2022 College Fishing National Championship
Complete results for the entire field can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.
2021/2022 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
EVENT, DATE, LOCATION, HOST
Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI
Mississippi River, La Crosse, Wis.
La Crosse County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI National Championship Presented by Lowrance
TBA – 2022
The event was the second of three qualifying tournaments for Southern Conference anglers.
Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI teams compete in regular-season qualifying tournaments in one of five conferences – Central, Northern, Southern, Southeastern and Western. The top ten teams from each division’s three regular-season tournaments and the top 20 teams from the annual Abu Garcia College Fishing Open advance to the following year’s Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship.
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