November 16, 2012

GC Soccer Squad Brings in National Academic Honor

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released the 2011-12 College Team Academic Award list recently, with the Georgia College soccer squad earning a spot on the list.

To qualify for the honor, teams must post a GPA above 3.0 for the 2011-12 school year. Georgia College posted a 3.21 GPA a year ago.

The Bobcats were one of four Peach Belt Conference (PBC) women’s soccer teams to earn the honor, joining Armstrong, Columbus State University and North Georgia.

The season has come to a close for GC soccer, a 2012 campaign featuring wins over three nationally-ranked opponents among the school’s 10-8-1 record. The Bobcats picked up double-digit victories for the first time since 2009.

The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, 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 www.twitter.com/BobcatSports 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.