Georgia Colleges Womens Hoops Teams Receiving Votes
by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The women's basketball team at Georgia College & State University (17-6, 10-3 PBC) continues to receive votes in the USA Today/ESPN Division II Coaches Poll. The Bobcats received six votes in this week's poll release (Feb. 16).
The Bobcats won two Peach Belt Conference (PBC) games this week, defeating Augusta State University in overtime 56-52 on the road. Georgia College then edged USC Aiken 57-54 at home in the Centennial Center.
Once again, head coach John Carrick's ‘Cats are the only PBC member not nationally ranked that are receiving votes. Lander University is ranked No. 7 while Clayton State University is tied for No. 15 and No. 19 Francis Marion University are the only PBC school in the top-25.
Georgia College hits the hardwood today (Feb. 17) on the road against Georgia Southwestern at 5:30 p.m.
The GCSU Department of Athletics, winners of the 2008-09 PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Georgia College 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. Sign up at Twitter.com username GCSUSID for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCSUBobcats.com to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame.