November 10, 2010

GC’s Thompson, Duvall Named NFCA Scholar-Athletes

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College softball student-athletes Caitlin Duvall (Douglasville, Ga.) and Bailey Thompson (Vidalia, Ga.) have been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) 2009-10 Scholar-Athlete list, the organization announced recently.

The NFCA recognizes players for their excellence both on the field and in the classroom. 
 
Duvall, a junior studying political science with a minor in Spanish, has a 3.69 GPA. Thompson is a senior second baseman studying athletic training with a minor is psychology, possessing a perfect 4.0 GPA. Both student-athletes look to continue helping the Bobcats both on the softball field and in the classroom.
 
Thompson, Duvall and the rest of the Bobcats begin the 2011 season at the GSW Tournament Feb. 4 in Americus, Ga.
 
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/GCSUBobcats 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.