Bass Fishing Team Selected to Represent the State of Texas in B.A.S.S. Elite TX vs. LA Shootout

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The Patriot Bass Fishing Team accepted an invitation to represent Texas state colleges and universities in the 2012 Texas – Louisiana Shootout as apart of the Toledo Bend B.A.S.S. Elite Series Championship.  As one of the select Texas schools, the Dallas Baptist University Patriot Bass Fishing Team along with eight other Texas schools will face off against five universities from the state of Louisiana on the Red River on June 10.

All competing Texas and Louisiana teams will launch out of Natchitoches, Louisiana, on the Red River at Eagle Core Landing Park and then will trailer to Many, Louisiana, to weigh-in on the B.A.S.S. Elite Stage on Lake Toledo Bend.  All competing collegiate teams will get to walk across the same stage and weigh their tournament fish with the Elite B.A.S.S. professional anglers as the entire program is nationally televised on ESPN2.

“We are honored to represent the state of Texas and collegiate bass fishing in this one-of-a-kind tournament and opportunity,” shared Patriot Bass Team Special Advisor and Coach Scott Darragh.  “What a great experience for our guys to represent Texas schools and weigh-in with the Elites on the B.A.S.S. stage,” added Darragh.

The teams that will be represting each state are as follows:

State of Texas
Dallas Baptist University
Lamar University
North Texas University
Tarelton State University (2 teams)
Texas A&M University (2 teams)
Texas Tech University
Stephen F. Austin State University
University of Texas-Tyler

State of Louisiana
University of Louisiana-Monroe (2 teams)
Louisiana State University-Shreveport (2 teams)
McNeese State University (2 teams)
Louisiana State University (2 teams)
Louisiana Tech University (2 teams)

For more information on this tournament, please follow the Patriot Bass Team on Facebook or Twitter for all of the recent up-to-date news and information on ESPN2 TV air times and where to follow live on Bassmaster.com on June 10.