September 23, 2008

Bobcat Soccer Sits No. 6 in Region Poll Three Weeks Straight

by Katie Parker, sports information graduate assistant

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Georgia College & State University soccer team (3-1-1, 0-1 PBC) rests sixth in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II Southeast Regional Rankings for the third week in a row as announced today, Sept. 23 by the association. This is the highest ranking for the Bobcats in the regional poll.

After opening up Peach Belt Conference (PBC) play against UNC Pembroke (7-0, 1-0 PBC) with a 1-0 loss Saturday, Sept. 20, Georgia College remains sixth in the region. Three other PBC teams were listed in the region poll today. UNC Pembroke continues its reign at the top, while Columbus State University (7-1, 1-0 PBC) remains second and Armstrong Atlantic State University (4-2-1, 1-0 PBC) climbed from No. 10 to No. 7.

The Bobcats are back in action tonight at Bobcat Field against Erskine College at 6 p.m. They hit the road on Friday, Sept. 26 when they travel to Asheville, N.C. to take on Mars Hill College at 7 p.m.

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. Follow the Bobcats and their positive impact on the Milledgeville community at www.gcsu.edu/bobcats.