Garmin Announces 2018 College Fishing Team

Garmin and the Association of College Anglers (ACA) are pleased to announce the four (4) new college team members that have been selected to the join the existing Garmin College Fishing Team for the 2018 season. The four 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.

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.

“We are pleased to add these four young men to the Garmin collegiate roster,” said Ted Gartner, Garmin Director of Corporate Communications. “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 2018 Garmin College Fishing Team anglers include:

  1. Luke Miller – University of Louisville
  2. Jarrett Robertson – Tarleton State University
  3. Jesse Garren – Tennessee Tech University
  4. Andrew Marquez – Morehead University

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

  • Nathan Bell – Bryan College
  • Cole Sands – Bryan College
  • Zach Clisch – University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • Jacob Harris – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Ethan Raleigh – Morehead State University
  • Christopher Oja – Ferris State University

“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.”

For more information about the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, please visit www.CollegiateBassChampionship.com, and follow along on Instagram and Twitter at @collegiatebass and on Facebook at /collegiatebasschampionship.

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