by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The women's hoops team at Georgia College & State University (17-7, 10-4 PBC) held the sixth spot for the fourth-straight week in the NCAA Southeast Region Poll released Feb. 17. Georgia College went 2-0 during the week, beating Augusta State University in overtime 56-52 on the road and then edging USC Aiken 57-54 at home.
The Bobcats are one of four Peach Belt Conference (PBC) members listed in this week's region poll. Lander University continues to sit atop the region, while Clayton State University and Francis Marion University remain in the No. 4 and No. 5 spots, respectively. GCSU rounds out the conference's appearance in the poll in the sixth position.
Georgia College is back in action Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Centennial Center against Columbus State University for the annual Homecoming game at 1:30 p.m. The ‘Cats beat the Cougars earlier in the season 53-45.
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, 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. 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.