May 2, 2011

#15 GC Baseball Among PBC Tournament Field

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MARTINEZ, Ga. – The No. 15 Georgia College baseball team (35-15) took the No. 2-seed in the Peach Belt Conference West Division, and has learned their fate for the upcoming PBC Tournament. The Bobcats will take on East No. 3-seed UNC Pembroke (38-10) Sunday, May 8 at 9 a.m. in Columbus, Ga. at Golden Park.

Host Columbus State University is the West No. 1-seed, set to face East No. 4 Lander University at 4 p.m. Francis Marion University is the East No. 1, and takes on West No. 4 Augusta State University at 12:30 p.m. East No. 2 Armstrong Atlantic faces West No. 3 North Georgia.

For the first time, the Peach Belt will use the NCAA World Series bracket which creates two four-team brackets with a single championship game.  There is a crossover on Tuesday following the second set of elimination games.  The double-elimination bracket will feature four games a day for the first three days of the tournament with start times at 9 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7:30 pm.

The Georgia College Department of Athletics, back-to-back winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 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 www.twitter.com/BobcatSports and www.facebook.com/gcbobcats 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.