2011-12 News Releases

  • Georgia College Athletics Puts 80 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 19, 2012
    Georgia College Athletics Puts 80 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 80 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2011-12 academic year.
  • Bobcat Cross Country Releases 2012 Schedule
    June 11, 2012
    Bobcat Cross Country Releases 2012 Schedule MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College cross country program and head coach Joe Samprone announced the 2012 schedule Monday, featuring five regular-season meets prior to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championships.
  • Former Harrier Stallings Earns GC Outstanding Recent Alumni Award
    April 24, 2012
    Former Harrier Stallings Earns GC Outstanding Recent Alumni Award MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Former Georgia College cross country student-athlete Anthony “Morgan” Stallings (1999-2003) was recently recognized by the university, receiving the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.
  • GC Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams Recognized by USTFCCCA
    February 22, 2012
    GC Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams Recognized by USTFCCCA NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia College men’s and women’s cross country teams have each been named 2011 United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II All-Academic Teams as announced last week.
  • Bobcats Harriers Horseman and Mattix Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
    February 14, 2012
    Bobcats Harriers Horseman and Mattix Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team NEW ORLEANS – A pair of Georgia College men’s cross country stars were recognized for their dedication both on and off the course Friday, as seniors Dan Horseman (Cohutta, Ga.) and Tyler Mattix (Snellville, Ga.) were named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team.
  • Former Bobcat Harrier Making Strides as a Teacher
    November 15, 2011
    Former Bobcat Harrier Making Strides as a Teacher MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Former Georgia College men’s cross country student-athlete Josh Hollar (2006-09), who is currently pursuing his Master’s at Georgia College, was recently named the 2011 Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ Teacher of Promise.
  • Mattix Grabs GC Athlete of the Week Honors for Second Time
    November 08, 2011
    Mattix Grabs GC Athlete of the Week Honors for Second Time MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior student-athlete Tyler Mattix (Snellville, Ga.) has been named Georgia College Athlete of the Week for his performance in the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships, as announced by the Sports Information Department Tuesday afternoon.
  • All-Region GC Runner in Television Feature
    November 07, 2011
    All-Region GC Runner in Television Feature Senior Tyler Mattix, Georgia College's first All-Region male runner, was profiled in a feature story on WMAZ-TV out of Macon as a preview to Saturday's NCAA Regional race.
  • Mattix Garners First All-Region Honor for GC, Breaks School Record as Bobcats Take 14th at Regionals
    November 05, 2011
    Mattix Garners First All-Region Honor for GC, Breaks School Record as Bobcats Take 14th at Regionals CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Powered by the first All-Southeast honor in school history and a school recordbook reshuffling, the Georgia College men’s cross country team took 14th Saturday at the 2011 NCAA Southeast Regional Championship, hosted by Queens University. Senior standout Tyler Mattix (Snellville, Ga.) took All-Region for the first time in GC history, and set the school’s record time in the process.
  • Bobcat Harriers Head to NCAA Regional
    November 04, 2011
    Bobcat Harriers Head to NCAA Regional CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Georgia College cross country program and head coach Joe Samprone are set to run at its biggest event of the season, Saturday at the NCAA Southeast Regional hosted by Queens University.
  • Never a Dull Moment for GC's Tyler Mattix
    October 27, 2011
    Never a Dull Moment for GC's Tyler Mattix MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The everyday college student has very few worries when it comes to real-life responsibility. Their biggest decisions typically relate to what to wear for class or eat for breakfast.
  • Mattix Featured in Hometown Newspaper
    October 27, 2011
    Mattix Featured in Hometown Newspaper As far back as he can remember, Tyler Mattix didn't handle down time too well. "As a kid, I would go do yard work so I wouldn't be bored," the Georgia College and State University senior said. "I pretty much can't sit still." That pretty much explains the Shiloh grad's busy college schedule.
  • GC Puts Three on PBC Men’s Cross Country All-Academic Team
    October 26, 2011
    GC Puts Three on PBC Men’s Cross Country All-Academic Team AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country program has placed three runners on the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) All-Academic Team, as announced by the conference office in Augusta, Ga. Wednesday afternoon.
  • Mattix Races to Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 25, 2011
    Mattix Races to Athlete of the Week Honors MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Senior cross country student-athlete Tyler Mattix (Snellville, Ga.) claimed Georgia College Athlete of the Week honors for the first time of his two-year career, as announced by the GC Sports Information Department Tuesday afternoon.
  • Horseman and Mattix Earn All-PBC Honors, GC Finishes Fifth
    October 22, 2011
    Horseman and Mattix Earn All-PBC Honors, GC Finishes Fifth AIKEN, S.C. – As they have all year, the senior duo of Tyler Mattix (Snellville, Ga.) and Dan Horseman (Cohutta, Ga.) led the way for the Bobcats at the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championships in Aiken, S.C. Each earned All-PBC Second Team honors, leading GC to a fifth place overall finish.
  • GC Men Poised to Make Noise at PBC Championships
    October 21, 2011
    GC Men Poised to Make Noise at PBC Championships MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team and head coach Joe Samprone are gearing up to race in the Peach Belt Conference Championships this Saturday in Aiken, S.C. hosted by USC Aiken set for a 10:45 a.m. start.
  • Horseman Nabs GC Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 11, 2011
    Horseman Nabs GC Athlete of the Week Honors MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior student-athlete Daniel Horseman (Cohutta, Ga.) was named Georgia College Athlete of the Week, as announced by the sports information office.
  • GC Men’s Harriers Take Third at Augusta
    October 08, 2011
    GC Men’s Harriers Take Third at Augusta AUGUSTA, Ga. – With senior Daniel Horseman (Cohutta, Ga.) leading the way in fifth, the Georgia College men’s cross country team took third at this Saturday’s ASU Jaguar Invitational, hosted by Augusta State University.
  • Bobcat Men’s Cross Country Ranked #10 in Latest USTFCCCA Region Poll
    September 27, 2011
    Bobcat Men’s Cross Country Ranked #10 in Latest USTFCCCA Region Poll NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released their second regional ranking for the NCAA Division II 2011 season on Tuesday.
  • Horseman and Mattix Lead Bobcats to Solid Finish in Codfish Bowl
    September 24, 2011
    Horseman and Mattix Lead Bobcats to Solid Finish in Codfish Bowl BOSTON – The Georgia College men’s cross country team traveled all the way to Boston to compete in the 44th Annual Codfish Bowl Cross Country Races, finishing 12th among the vast 26-team field.
  • Men’s Cross Country Ranked Among Elite in Southeast
    September 21, 2011
    Men’s Cross Country Ranked Among Elite in Southeast MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Coming off an impressive fourth-place finish this past weekend at the RunFit Invitational in Macon, Ga., the Georgia College men’s cross country team finds themselves No. 10 in the most recent USTFCCCA Division II Southeast Region Poll released Tuesday.
  • Bobcat Men Run to Fourth-Place Finish at Mercer
    September 17, 2011
    Bobcat Men Run to Fourth-Place Finish at Mercer MACON, Ga. – With two runners posting times in the school’s all-time top-10, the Georgia College men’s cross country team took fourth among 15 teams at the Mercer RunFit Invitational Saturday. The Bobcats were tops among the four Division II teams.
  • Bobcat Men Cruise to Ninth Place Finish
    September 10, 2011
    Bobcat Men Cruise to Ninth Place Finish IRIVINE, Calif. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team finished ninth among 10 competing teams in the ASICS/UC Irvine Cross Country Invitational Saturday afternoon.
  • Mattix Paces Men’s Harriers to Second Place Finish
    September 02, 2011
    Mattix Paces Men’s Harriers to Second Place Finish MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team kicked off the 2011 season Friday afternoon, hosting the Third Annual Bobcat Invitational. Senior Tyler Mattix (Snellville, Ga.) led the Bobcats to a second place finish behind his individual third place slot with a time of 28:01.
  • GC Men’s Cross Country Ready for 2011 Campaign
    August 31, 2011
    GC Men’s Cross Country Ready for 2011 Campaign MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team comes into the 2011 season with high expectations. Coming off solid finishes in 2010 and featuring a pair of former All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) runners on the roster, head coach Joe Samprone is excited about the unprecedented depth of his squad.
  • Bobcat Cross Country Ready to Open Season with Bobcat Invitational
    August 30, 2011
    Bobcat Cross Country Ready to Open Season with Bobcat Invitational MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s cross country teams are ready to begin their quest for the 2011 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship as they host the annual Bobcat Invitational to start the season this Friday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m.
  • GC Men’s Cross Country Ranked #9 in Preseason Regional Poll
    August 25, 2011
    GC Men’s Cross Country Ranked #9 in Preseason Regional Poll NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia College men’s cross country team was tabbed No. 9 in the most recent U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), as announced by the NCAA Tuesday.
  • Bobcat Men’s Cross Country Picked Fifth in PBC Poll
    August 17, 2011
    Bobcat Men’s Cross Country Picked Fifth in PBC Poll MARTINEZ, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) released its Men’s Cross Country Preseason Poll Wednesday, with Georgia College taking the fifth spot in the nine-team league.
  • GC Athletics Gets 14 on ADA Academic Achievement Awards List
    August 15, 2011
    GC Athletics Gets 14 on ADA Academic Achievement Awards List CLEVELAND – The Georgia College athletic department was recently honored by placing 14 student-athletes on the list of 2010-11 DII Athletic Directors Association (ADA) Academic Achievement Award recipients.
  • Bobcat Cross Country Adds Cary as GA Coach
    July 06, 2011
    Bobcat Cross Country Adds Cary as GA Coach MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College cross country program and head coach Joe Samprone announced the addition of Steven Cary as a first-year Graduate Assistant Coach.
  • GC Athletics Puts 90 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 27, 2011
    GC Athletics Puts 90 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll MARTINEZ, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 90 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2010-11 academic year.