October 22, 2013

Georgia College Athletics Named #22 in NCSA Power Rankings

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CHICAGO – Georgia College was recently honored by NCSA Athletic Recruiting, ranking 22nd among NCAA Division II universities in the 11th Annual NCSA Collegiate Power Rankings. 

NCSA Athletic Recruiting's Collegiate 2013 Power Rankings assess the academic and athletics standards of all NCAA athletic programs across the country. The Power Rankings were developed to help prospective student athletes and their families evaluate the particular strengths of the top colleges and universities at the Division I, II and III levels.

The Collegiate Power Rankings from NCSA Athletic Recruiting are calculated for each Division I, II and III college and university by averaging student-athlete graduation rates, academic rankings provided by U.S. News & World Report, and the strength of athletic departments as determined by the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup.

Georgia College was the top ranked Peach Belt Conference (PBC) school, the next closest being Flagler College at No. 55. The Bobcats held tight on their ranking, picking up a No. 22 in 2012 as well.

The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCBobcats.com for more information, and to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GC Athletics Hall of Fame.