Bobcat Women’s Basketball Ranked #9 in NCAA Southeast Region

Senior forward Ta'Asia Wright
Senior forward Ta'Asia Wright

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The NCAA released the first round of the Division II Women's Basketball Rankings Wednesday, with Georgia College (15-10, 12-7 PBC) coming in ninth place.

The Bobcats are ninth overall and fourth among the four Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools listed. The University of North Georgia is ranked third, with Lander University at No. 4 and Flagler College No. 8. Carson-Newman University of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) is No. 1.

The final version of this poll is used to determine the at-large bids to the NCAA Southeast Regional starting March 4. The region hands out three automatic bids to the winners of the championship tournaments in the PBC, SAC and Conference Carolinas. The remaining five slots are determined by the poll.

The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, Feb. 17 at 3:30 p.m. hosting North Georgia for Georgia College's Annual Homecoming game.

The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup and the 2017 PBC Sportsmanship Institution of the Year, sponsors 11 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 @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.