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Campus Recreation News

WVU Fishing Club Angling for National Title

This year, WVU’s Fishing Club has two teams competing for national championship titles in both the Bassmaster Carhartt College Series National Championship and the FLW Yeti College Fishing Series National Championship. The teams consist of two anglers each, with the team of Nolan Minor and Casey Lanier, and the team of Branden Newcome and Michael Shughart representing WVU. In addition, the team of Nolan Minor and Casey Lanier is currently ranked fourth in the nation for the BASS College Team of the Year.

BASS offers four separate tournaments that are open to all college students, with the top ten percent of participants qualifying for the Bassmaster National Championship. These tournaments span three days, and typically house upwards of two hundred and fifty teams. The national champions are invited to the Bassmaster Classic.

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Campus Recreation Completes Third Annual SRC Maintenance Week

The Campus Recreation staff has concludedMaintenance Week, during which, the Student Recreation Center was closed to undergo cosmetic changes, a deep clean, and various improvements. As the Student Recreation Center is one of the first amenities that future students see on their tour of West Virginia University, it is important to maintain an excellent facility. Future students will not only be impressed by the imposing climbing wall and plethora of gymnasium courts, but with the air of professionalism and consideration that the staff at the Recreation Center continue to infuse into their work. Maintenance Week is but an extension of the constant care that the staff at the Recreation Center exhibit on a consistent basis.

Maintenance Week activities include deep cleaning of fitness areas, fitness equipment, aquatics area, and court floors; installation of new fitness equipment and repair of equipment damaged by general wear and tear; installation of more energy efficient lighting in the aquatics area; and resurfacing of the pool. In addition, the climbing wall floor is receiving an upgrade from carpeting to rubber, increasing its elasticity.

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