The National Guard FLW College Fishing tournament on Table Rock Lake has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 11. The tournament was originally scheduled for March 3, however, due to severe weather that went through the Kimberling City area on Feb. 28, the tournament was postponed and relocated to a different site on the lake. Forty college teams will be competing for a top award of $5,000 and a berth in the Central Regional Championship tournament. This is the first of four stops in the Central Conference.
Anglers will now take off from Table Rock State Park Marina located at 380 State Park Marina Road (Highway 165 South) located in Branson, Mo., at 7 a.m. Sunday. Weigh-in will also be at the marina beginning at 1 p.m. Takeoff and weigh-in are free and open to the public.
Schools competing in the Table Rock Lake tournament include:
- Eastern Illinois University – Dan Martin, Elmhurst, Ill., and Michael March, Chicago, Ill.
- Eastern Kentucky – Tyler Moberly, Berea, Ky., and Ethan Snyder, Vine Grove, Ky.
- Georgetown College – Mike Huff, Corbin, Ky., and Nick Huff, Georgetown, Ky.
- Grace College – Christopher Valentine, Warsaw, Ind., and Mike Depositar, Winona Lake, Ind.
- Illinois State University – Dave Haag, Oswego, Ill., and Spencer Richardson, Danville, Ill.
- Indiana University – Chris Weiss and Sean Gillenwater, both of Bloomington, Ind.
- Kansas State University – Ryan Patterson, Goddard, Kan., and Nathen Kozlowski, Junction City, Kan.
- Marian University – Justin McDonald, Noblesville, Ind., and Joel Bone, Decatur, Ind.
- MidAmerica Nazarene University – Jacob Johnson, Lenexa, Kan., and Ryan Rockwell, Des Moines, Iowa
- Missouri State University – Brennan Halbersma, Springfield, Mo., and Joe McBride, Olathe, Kan.
- Missouri University of Science and Technology – Scott Kuhl and William Kleine, both of Rolla, Mo.
- Missouri Valley College – Paul Thomas, Marshall, Mo., and Kalen Brady, Rolla, Mo.
- Morehead State University – James Martin, Carlisle, Ohio, and Brandon Johnson, Salt Lick, Ky.
- Milwaukee School of Engineering – Scott Watry, Milwaukee, Wis., and Steven Digrazia, Mokena, Ill.
- Murray State University – Justin Graben, Murray, Ky., and Ethan Hoggard, Almo, Ky.
- Northern Illinois University – Jason Penuel and Steve McClone, both of Dekalb, Ill.
- Northwest Missouri State University – Andrew Nordbye, St. Joseph, Mo., and Carter Gillespie, New Hampton, Mo.
- Northwestern University – Jimmy Morrow, Arlington Heights, Ill., and Matthew Kestufskie, Evanston, Ill.
- Purdue University – Ryan Spicer, Arcola, Ind., and Chris Kaiser, Carmel, Ind.
- Saint Cloud State University – Nick Minell, Coon Rapids, Minn., and Anthony Skoglund, St. Cloud, Minn.
- Southern Illinois University – Ryan Dunn, Harrisburg, Ill., and Brandon Ringer, Carbondale, Ill.
- Southern Illinois-Edwardsville – Justin Skinner, Taylorville, Ill., and Brad Lemasters, Edwardsville, Ill.
- Southeast Missouri State – Andrew Pinkley and Adam Zielinski, both of St. Charles, Mo.
- St. Ambrose University – Joe Bailey, Davenport, Iowa, and Tyler Boyle, Montgomery, Ill.
- University of Dubuque – Marcus Prull, Monticello, Iowa, and Brian Swalley, Dubuque, Iowa
- University of Illinois – Kyle Ekstrom, Poplar Grove, Ill., and Conrad Keefe, Villa Park, Ill.
- University of Iowa – James Steffen, Iowa City, Iowa, and Tyler Mehrl, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
- University of Minnesota – Joe Ponessa, Shoreview, Minn., and Mark Shirley, Saint Cloud, Minn.
- University of Missouri – Duron Netsell and Chad Beck, both of Columbia, Mo.
- University of Nebraska – Luke Gillespie, Bellevue, Neb., and William McCabe, Lincoln, Neb.
- University of Nebraska-Omaha – Ben Milliken, Bennington, Neb., and Ryan Nieto, Fort Calhoun, Neb.
- University of Saint Thomas – Michaela Anderson and Sam McGough, both of Lino Lakes, Minn.
- University of Wisconsin – Levi Warner, Shiocton, Wis., and Kevin Yeska, Madison, Wis.
- University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh – Jordan Mortenson, Iola, Wis., and Chad Janke, Oshkosh, Wis.
- University of Wisconsin-Platteville – Jacob Clisch, Reedsburg, Wis., and Alex Hansen, Plover, Wis.
- University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point – Noah Kruzitski, Stevens Point, Wis., and Adam Kolbeck, Plover, Wis.
- University of Wisconsin-Stout – Ryan Helke, Menomonie, Wis., and Jeremy Anibas, Colfax, Wis.
- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater – Andrew Norton, Elkhorn, Wis., and Chunou Xiong, Milwaukee, Wis.
- Winona State University – Cade Laufenberg, Stoddard, Wis., and Sam Schollmeier, Rochester, Minn.
- Western Kentucky University – Andy Southard, Hanson, Ky., and Ryan Coleman, Utica, Ky.
FLW College Fishing teams compete in four qualifying events in one of five conferences – Central, Northern, Southern, Southeastern and Western. The top five teams from each regular-season tournament will qualify for one of five regional championships. The top five teams from each regional championship will advance to the national championship.
College Fishing is free to enter and FLW Outdoors provides boats and drivers for each competing team along with travel allowances. All participants must be registered, full-time undergraduate students at a four-year college or university and members of a fishing club recognized by their college or university.
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