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Auburn Bass Sports Club member to compete in 2013 Bassmaster Classic

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University Bass Sports Club member Matt Lee will head west in February and fish with some of the nation’s best anglers at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic. Lee earned his way into the Classic by defeating his brother Jordan in the final of the 2012 Carhartt College Series individual tournament in Little Rock, Ark.

“You have to work hard and have things go your way. It all has to come together,” Lee said.

With individual victories over the University of Alabama, Matt and Jordan set up an all-Auburn, all-brother final with a berth in the 2013 Classic on the line. With 10 straight days of fishing, it all came down to the final Sunday in July.

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Auburn’s Bass Sports Club honored for contributions to university

AUBURN – Auburn University President and Mrs. Jay Gogue recently honored the university’s Bass Sports Club at the President’s Home in recognition of the club’s contributions to the Auburn University Foundation.

Since January 2009 the club has presented $44,500 to Auburn from funds garnered in the National Guard FLW College Fishing Series. Teams that finish in the top five of each event are awarded funds which are distributed to the foundation for general scholarships and to the club for expenses.

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