Americana Outdoors E-Magazine - August 2022

racked up major victories and top finishes at national events across the country. Adrian College also had a team place in the Top 12 at every ACA event: 2021 AFTCO Collegiate Bass Open 3rd Place – Griffin Fernandes & Zach Manneback 2022 Barnett Reservoir Rumble 3rd Place – Matthew Davis & Dalton Mollenkopf 2022 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shop s 12th Place – Matthew Davis & Dalton Mollenkopf For Adrian College to break through and win the school’s first-ever title of Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia, they will have to capitalize on the double and triple points opportunities available on the schedule. Adrian College is a definite contender to end the year ranked number one. “I think our goal next year is to be more consistent. We had some really good events last year, but we also had some really bad ones,” noted Davis. “It is crucial that we have good events throughout all of the major collegiate trails.” Follow this link to view the complete results of the ACA Top 25 Pre-Season Poll, as well as see which other teams received votes by the pollsters.

Cully. “I believe our team chemistry is now better than ever and I’m hoping that will help overall communication and better finishes from Carson-Newman.” Adrian College Adrian, MI

2022 Final Ranking: 4th

“It means a lot that we are recognized as a Top 5 school in the country, it reflects the hard work and dedication of all of our guys year-in, year out,” said Matthew Davis, Adrian College Bass Fishing Team member. The final team to be highlighted in this feature is Adrian College. Adrian College has been picked by anglers, coaches, media members, and industry representatives as the fifth best team in the ACA pre-season poll. This marks back-to back seasons in which Adrian College has made the Top 5 in the pre-season rankings. Along with consecutive years in the Top 5 for the pre-season poll, Adrian College has finished each of the last seven seasons ranked in the Top 20 for the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia. After finishing in the Top 3 for the three previous seasons, Adrian College ended the 2021-22 campaign in fourth overall.

Throughout the 2021-22 season, Adrian College

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