January 22, 2009

Georgia College Receiving Top 25 Votes

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College & State University women's basketball team (10-5, 5-3 PBC) is clawing its way into the USA Today ESPN Division II Top 25 Coaches' Poll.

The Bobcats received two votes in the latest poll released Tuesday (Jan. 20). This marks the first time this season that the squad has received votes. The  ‘Cats upset Clayton State University 78-53 Saturday (Jan. 18) previously ranked No. 17 and fell to the 24th slot.

Georgia College defeated Georgia Southwestern University last night (Jan. 21) 62-58.

The Bobcats play No. 19 USC Aiken Saturday (Jan. 28) at 2 p.m. in Milledgeville at the Centennial Center. With a victory, Georgia College will have two wins over top 25 teams in one week.

Visit www.GCSU.edu/Bobcats to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame. The GCSU Department of Athletics sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, GCSU prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement.