Auburn’s Bass Sports Club hosting third annual Fall Classic

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Bass Sports Club will host its third annual Auburn University Fall Classic this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20-21, on Lake Logan-Martin near Pell City.

Collegiate teams from across the southeastern United States will be participating in the event, which will have weigh-ins at Lakeside Landing and Resort at 3 p.m. Friday and at 2 p.m. Saturday. Confirmed participating teams include Auburn, Alabama, Bethel College, Georgia, North Alabama, Northwest Alabama Community College, UAB, Radford and Virginia Tech. There are 18 unconfirmed schools anticipated to participate as well.

Auburn’s team, which is open to all Auburn students, consists of 31 students with a variety of academic majors. Each semester, members compete in qualifying tournaments to determine the top six who will represent Auburn in tournaments the following semester in regional and national events.

The team will compete next semester in the 2010 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series on these dates: Jan. 29-30, Pickwick Lake, Florence; Feb. 12-13, Lake Guntersville, Guntersville; March 19-20, Neely Henry, Gadsden; and the series championship April 2-3, Wheeler Lake, Decatur.

More information is available on the team Web site at http://www.auburn.edu/bass or by contacting advisor Jann Swaim at swaimjb@auburn.edu or (334) 559-0343.

Contact: Jann Swaim, (334) 559-0343 (swaimjb@auburn.edu), or
Charles Martin, (334) 844-9999 (marticd@auburn.edu)