November 3, 2010

Georgia College Soccer’s Binkowski and Treat Named To 2010 CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District Team

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant

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MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Seniors Jessica Binkowski (Cumming, Ga.) and Ally Treat (Fayetteville, Ga.) of the Georgia College soccer team (7-7-3, 4-4-2 PBC) were recently named to the 2010 CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District Team.

Binkowski is a First Team selection with a 3.96 GPA while majoring in biology. This is the second such honor for the senior defender who was named to the CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District Third Team as a sophomore. Binkowski moves on to consideration for the Academic All-America Team which will be announced Thursday, Nov. 18.
Treat was a Third Team selection, majoring in biology adding a minor in Spanish with a 3.91 GPA.

All-time there have been just six Georgia College soccer student-athletes named Academic All-District.

Armstrong Atlantic and UNC Pembroke were the only other Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools with student-athletes receiving the honor.

Criteria involved for being nominated include being a starter or an important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. The student-athlete must also have completed one full calendar year at his/her current institution and reached sophomore athletic eligibility.

The Georgia College Department of Athletics, back-to-back winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 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 www.twitter.com/GCSUBobcats and www.facebook.com/gcbobcats for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCBobcats.com for more information, and to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GC Athletics Hall of Fame.