Bridewell signing pic

Top row, from left, Todd Gill is accompanied by Lee Bridewell; bottom row, from left, Colton Bridewell sits by his mother, Cindy Bridewell. Colton Bridewell became the latest addition to the Wabash Valley College Bass Fishing team.

MOUNT CARMEL — Wabash Valley College’s bass coach, Professor Todd Gill, is excited to announce the signing of Colton Bridwell for the upcoming 2020-2021 collegiate bass season. Bridwell will be coming to Wabash Valley College on an academic scholarship and signed a letter of intent with the bass team on Saturday afternoon, June 20.

Colton is the son of Lee and Cindy Bridwell of Sumner. He graduated this spring from Red Hill High School. While in high school, Colton fished two years for the Lawrenceville Lunkers. His best finish was 15th at the Wabash Valley College Invitational this June. Bridwell plans to study Biology and Fisheries Management 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 the Wabash Valley College bass team can visit, click on Club Teams and select Bass Fishing. High school juniors and seniors that have an interest 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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