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WVC Bass Team Signs Calen Banks of Herod, Ill.

Mount Carmel, Ill.— Wabash Valley College’s bass coach, Professor Todd Gill, is excited to announce the signing of Calen Banks for the 2021–2022 collegiate bass season. Banks signed on Wednesday evening, Jan. 20.


Calen is the son of Bradley and Loni Banks of Herod, Ill. He is a senior at Hardin County High School and will be competing on the U.S.A. Bassin Circuit this coming season with Drew Fromm of Harrisburg, Ill. Banks’ most notable finish was a high school tournament on the Ohio River where he finished third out of 43 boats. Banks and Fromm have also recorded several other top-10 finishes. Calen plans to study ag business in college and is excited about his opportunity to be a part of the Wabash Valley College bass team.



Those interested in learning more about WVC’s bass team can visit www.wvcwarriorathletics.com, click on Club Teams and select Bass Fishing. High school juniors and seniors interested in a campus visit can fill out the recruiting questionnaire and Coach Gill will contact them to discuss the team and schedule a campus visit.


You can also keep up with WVC bass team news by following them on Facebook @WVC Bass Team and on Instagram @wvcbassteam.



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