2016-17 Bobcat Baseball News

  • Bobcat Reliever Chosen to Sunbelt League All-Star Game
    July 10, 2017
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Sunbelt League (SBL) announced its 2017 All-Star Game rosters, with Georgia College rising junior Brooks Luther (Dallas) appearing as a member of the pitching staff for the Western Division All-Stars.
  • Bobcat Baseball’s Mattix Picked for CPL All-Star Game
    July 05, 2017
    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coastal Plain League (CPL) announced its selections for the 2017 CPL All-Star Game, with Georgia College rising senior Logan Mattix (Loganville) earning an All-Star nod.
  • Bobcat Athletics Puts 134 Student-Athletes on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 27, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 134 Georgia College student-athletes making the list, coming just two shy of the school-best 136 set last year. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2016-17 academic year.
  • Bobcat Baseball Summer League Update
    June 26, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Members of the Georgia College Baseball team continue to work hard this summer, competing in collegiate summer leagues across the country.
  • Bobcat Baseball in the Pros
    June 23, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Get an update on former Georgia College student-athletes working their way through the ranks of professional baseball.
  • Bobcat Baseball’s Mattix Named to Rawlings Gold Glove Team
    June 22, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Division II Team Wednesday, with Georgia College rising senior centerfielder Logan Mattix (Loganville, Georgia) earning the nation’s top defensive honor.
  • GC Baseball Alum Makes Roster for State College Spikes
    June 20, 2017
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Georgia College Baseball alum Brandon Benson (2014-17) reported to the State College Spikes over the weekend, making the roster for the St. Louis Cardinals’ Class A Short season affiliate.
  • GC Women’s Cross Country Takes Team GPA Award; Department Records 3.25 GPA
    June 19, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Department of Athletics posted a 3.25 GPA for the 2016-17 academic year, eclipsing the 3.2-mark for the third-straight year. The Bobcat Women’s Cross Country team took team GPA honors in the Bobcat Athletic Department in one of the tightest races in recent memory.
  • Bobcat Baseball’s Benson Drafted by St. Louis Cardinals
    June 14, 2017
    ST. LOUIS – One of the top sluggers in program history is going to get his chance to compete at the next level, as Georgia College Baseball’s Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia) was nabbed in the 20th round by the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday.
  • Bobcat Baseball Summer League Update
    June 08, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Members of the Georgia College Baseball team continue to work hard this summer, competing in collegiate summer leagues across the country.
  • Former GC Baseball Player going Strong in Double-A
    June 07, 2017
    JACKSON, Tenn. – Former Georgia College Baseball pitcher Josh Taylor (2010) continues to impress at the next level, and is a regular member of the rotation for the Jackson Generals, the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • Bobcat Baseball’s Benson Named Finalist for Martinez and Willingham Honors
    June 05, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Hot off one of the best seasons in the illustrious history of Georgia College Baseball, senior shortstop Brandon Benson (Loganville) has been named a finalist for two prestigious Division II Baseball honors, the Tino Martinez Award for Division II Player of the Year, and the Josh Willingham Award for Division II Most Valuable Player.
  • Bobcat Baseball’s Gentry Chosen to NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
    June 02, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – Following the NCAA Baseball Southeast Regional Tournament at the University of Mount Olive, tournament officials selected the All-Tournament Team with Georgia College’s Cal Gentry (Perry, Georgia) being named the tournament’s best third baseman.
  • Ayres Named Second Academic All-American in GC Baseball History
    June 01, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas – The College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) released the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division II Baseball team Thursday, with Georgia College's Clayten Ayres (Kennewick, Washington) taking a spot on the second team.
  • GC Baseball’s Benson, Gentry Add Rawlings All-America Honors
    May 30, 2017
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released its ABCA/Rawlings Division II All-America Baseball team Tuesday, with Georgia College’s Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia) and Cal Gentry (Perry, Georgia) both earning spots on the three-team list.
  • Bobcat Baseball’s Benson, Gentry Named D2CCA All-Americans
    May 27, 2017
    MARSHALL, Minn. – The Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Baseball team was announced Friday, with Georgia College’s Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia) and Cal Gentry (Perry, Georgia) both earning spots on the three-team list.
  • GC Baseball’s Benson Chosen NCBWA All-American
    May 26, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) was the first of the three organizations to announce its Division II Baseball All-America teams Thursday, with Georgia College senior shortstop Brandon Benson (Loganville) earning a spot on the first team.
  • Bobcat Baseball Lands Three on Rawlings All-Region Teams
    May 25, 2017
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released the Rawlings/ABCA Division II All-Southeast Region teams Wednesday, featuring three student-athletes from Georgia College, including Southeast Region Player of the Year Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia).
  • Purcell Takes Final Bobcat Athlete of the Week this Year
    May 23, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior catcher Brandon Purcell (Glennville) of the Georgia College Baseball team (35-15) has been named the final Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the 2016-17 season.
  • Bobcat Baseball Eliminated from NCAA Regional by Lincoln Memorial, 7-6
    May 19, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – In a matchup of two teams that powered through to conference tournament championships, the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Champion Georgia College Baseball team (35-15) came up short in walk-off fashion to South Atlantic Conference (SAC) Tournament Champion Lincoln Memorial University (34-18) 7-6 Friday at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
  • Bobcat Baseball Drops Heartbreaker to Start NCAA Regional, 6-5
    May 18, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The Georgia College Baseball team (35-14) was upended in a thriller to start the NCAA Southeast Regional Tournament, falling 6-5 in a walkoff to No. 17 USC Aiken (40-13). The Pacers plated three in the bottom of the ninth for the win.
  • GC Baseball Puts Two on NCBWA All-Region Team, Benson Player of the Year
    May 18, 2017
    PEMBROKE, N.C. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released the Division II All-Region Teams this week, with Georgia College Baseball (35-14) putting two players on the list.
  • Bobcat Baseball Set for NCAA Southeast Regional
    May 17, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – Head coach Jason Eller and the Georgia College baseball team (35-13) buzzed through the recent Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament last weekend, winning their third PBC Tournament title in the last five years. The Bobcats hope momentum continues this week, as Georgia College will start play at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
  • Bobcat Baseball Takes No. 6-seed to NCAA Southeast Regional
    May 14, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA announced the 56-member field of the 2017 NCAA Tournament, with Georgia College Baseball (35-13) taking the No. 6-seed in the NCAA Southeast Region Tournament, to be held in Mount Olive, North Carolina.
  • BOBCAT BASEBALL PEACH BELT CHAMPIONS!
    May 13, 2017
    FLORENCE, S.C. – It came to a rather eventful finish, but the Georgia College Baseball team (35-15) punched its ticket to the NCAA Regionals with a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament Championship Saturday. The Bobcats beat No. 28 UNC Pembroke (40-15) 6-5 in the title game, completing a four-game sweep of action in the tournament.
  • Bobcat Baseball Keeps #9 Spot In NCAA Region Rankings
    May 12, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released the latest round of Division II Baseball Region Rankings Wednesday, with Georgia College (33-13, 16-8 PBC) positioned No. 9 in the Southeast Region.
  • Bobcats Cut Down #2 North Georgia 7-6, Advance to PBC Title Game
    May 12, 2017
    FLORENCE, S.C. – A five-run sixth and strong relief helped the Georgia College Baseball team (34-13) get past No. 2 University of North Georgia (42-10) Friday 7-6, advancing to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament title game.
  • Two Bombs, Strong Pitching Send GC Baseball Past #13 USC Aiken in PBC Tournament, 12-2
    May 11, 2017
    FLORENCE, S.C. – For the second-straight game, the Georgia College Baseball team (33-13) got a run-rule game in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament, pounding No. 13 USC Aiken (39-12) for a 12-2 victory to stay in the winner’s bracket.
  • Bobcat Baseball Jumps on Flagler 14-0 in PBC Tournament Opener
    May 10, 2017
    FLORENCE, S.C. – The Georgia College Baseball team (32-13) couldn’t have started the postseason any better than a dominant 14-0 performance against Flagler College (28-23) in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament opener.
  • Bobcat Baseball Puts Six on All-PBC Teams, Benson PBC Player of the Year
    May 09, 2017
    FLORENCE, S.C. – Featuring the most prolific offense in all of NCAA Division II Baseball, the Georgia College Bobcats (31-13) brought in the hardware at the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Awards Banquet Tuesday, with shortstop Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia) leading the way as PBC Player of the Year.
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