2011-12 News Releases

June 19, 2012
Georgia College Athletics Puts 80 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 80 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2011-12 academic year.

June 1, 2012
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Ranked in Final ITA Polls
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its latest run of national and regional rankings recently, with Georgia College women’s tennis (13-11) keeping a No. 19 ranking in the nation.

May 22, 2012
Daily Bobcat Athletics Sports Camps Feature: Tennis
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby are excited to host a pair of summer youth camps this June, the first coming June 4-8 with the second coming June 18-22.

May 22, 2012
GC Tennis’ Johnson Chosen Capital One Academic All-District
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The College Sports Information Directors Association recently released its 2012 Academic All-District in the at-large category, with Georgia College tennis junior May Johnson (Sydney, Australia) landing a spot on the 12-person list.

May 16, 2012
Bobcat Tennis Puts Johnson on PBC All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis program was recently honored by the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) as junior May Johnson (Sydney, Australia) earned a PBC All-Academic Team selection.

May 10, 2012
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Ranked in Most Recent ITA Polls
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its latest run of national and regional rankings recently, with Georgia College women’s tennis (13-11) earning a No. 19 ranking in the nation.

April 29, 2012
#30 Bobcat Women Blanked by #7 Cougars, 5-0
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 7-seed Georgia College women’s tennis squad (13-11) battled against No. 2-seed Columbus State University (26-2), but were unable to grab a victory in the First Round of the NCAA Southeast Regional eventually falling 5-0 Sunday afternoon.

April 25, 2012
GC Women Earn 18th Consecutive Bid to NCAA Tournament
INDIANAPOLIS – The Georgia College women’s tennis squad (13-10) has earned a bid to the NCAA Tournament once again, making it 18 consecutive years since missing the dance.

April 21, 2012
Bobcat Women Blanked by Top-Seed Armstrong
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament run for No. 5-seed Georgia College women’s tennis (13-10) came to a halt Saturday morning, as the No. 1-seed Armstrong Pirates (22-0) shut out the Bobcats 5-0.

April 20, 2012
#30 Bobcat Women Cruise into Second Round with 5-1 Victory Over #25 Saints
GREENWOO, S.C. – The No. 5-seeded Georgia College women (13-9) upended No. 4-seed Flagler College (9-9) in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament by a score of 5-1 Friday afternoon.

April 20, 2012
Setyon-Ortenzio, Barksdale Earn Slots on All-PBC Tennis Squad
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) held its annual end-of-the-year awards banquet Thursday night, with Georgia College’s Lisa Setyon-Ortenzio (Paris) and Kayla Barksdale (Augusta, Ga.) earning spots on the All-PBC Teams.

April 18, 2012
GC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Each Seeded Fifth Heading into PBC Tourney
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s tennis teams have each been seeded fifth heading into the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament this weekend, as announced by the conference office Wednesday afternoon.

April 17, 2012
Tennis Match with Valdosta State Tuesday Cancelled, Await PBC Tourney
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College’s tennis match against Valdosta State, originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 17 has been cancelled. This concludes the regular season for both the men and women.

April 14, 2012
#30 Bobcat Women Pick Up Win at USC Aiken, 5-1
AIKEN, S.C. – The No. 30 Georgia College women’s tennis team (12-9, 7-5 PBC) dominated the Pacers of USC Aiken (12-7, 6-5 PBC) Saturday afternoon, picking up a valuable 5-1 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) victory.

April 13, 2012
#30 Bobcat Women Topple #40 Jaguars, 5-1
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The No. 30 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (11-9, 6-5 PBC) picked up their second-consecutive Peach Belt Conference (PBC) victory Friday afternoon, dominating the No. 40 Augusta State University Jaguars (10-9, 4-5 PBC) by a final score of 5-1.

April 10, 2012
Barksdale Grabs GC Athlete of the Week Honors
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior women’s tennis player Kayla Barksdale (Augusta, Ga.) has been named Georgia College Athlete of the Week, as announced by the sports information office Tuesday afternoon.

April 9, 2012
#30 Bobcat Women Devour Saints to Clinch PBC Tourney Berth, 7-2
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 30 Georgia College women’s tennis team (10-9, 5-5 PBC) picked up a solid win Monday afternoon to clinch a berth in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament, dismantling the Saints of North Georgia (6-14, 1-8 PBC) 7-2 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

April 4, 2012
No. 30 Bobcat Women Clawed by Golden Tigers, 8-1
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 30 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (9-9) faltered early in a match with Brenau University (10-3), eventually dropping the non-conference bout 8-1 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility Wednesday afternoon.

April 3, 2012
#30 Bobcat Women Dismantle Wolves, 9-0
CARROLLTON, Ga. – The No. 30 Georgia College women’s tennis team (9-8) made quick work of the University of West Georgia (1-9) Tuesday afternoon, taking down the Wolves by a final score of 9-0.

March 31, 2012
#30 Bobcat Women Washed Out Against #1 BYU Hawaii
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 30 Georgia College women’s tennis squad’s (8-8) match against the No. 1 BYU Hawaii Seasiders (19-0) was washed out by a monsoon Saturday morning in Pensacola, Fla.

March 30, 2012
#30 Bobcat Women Cage Lions, 9-0
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 30 Georgia College women's tennis squad (8-8) trounced the Lindenwood University Lions (1-12) Friday morning, 9-0.

March 29, 2012
No. 30 Bobcat Women Fall in Tight Match to #46 Lions, 5-4
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 30 Georgia College women's tennis squad (7-8) fell in a hard-fought match to No. 46 University of North Alabama (7-7) 5-4.

March 27, 2012
No. 16 Bobcat Women Fall to No. 8 Argos, 6-3
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 16 Georgia College women's tennis squad (7-7) dropped a non-conference match Tuesday against the No. 8 University of West Florida Argos (11-5), 6-3.

March 25, 2012
#16 GC Women Fall to Peach Belt Foe Columbus State, 8-1
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (7-6, 4-5 PBC) dropped a tough Peach Belt Conference (PBC) match Sunday afternoon against No. 7 Columbus State University (17-0, 7-0 PBC) by a score of 8-1.

March 24, 2012
#16 GC Women Notch Peach Belt Victory over GSW, 8-1
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (7-5, 4-4 PBC) picked up a solid Peach Belt Conference (PBC) win Saturday afternoon at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility, defeating Georgia Southwestern State University (6-9, 2-6 PBC) 9-0.

March 23, 2012
GC Tennis to Host “Think Pink” Match Saturday Afternoon
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program will be holding their annual “Think Pink” match Saturday, March 24 as they host Georgia Southwestern State University at 1 p.m. from the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

March 20, 2012
#16 GC Women Sweep Singles En Route to 8-1 Win at Lander
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (6-5, 3-4 PBC) picked up a crucial Peach Belt Conference (PBC) match over Lander University (8-6, 3-3 PBC) Tuesday afternoon, defeating the Bearcats 8-1.

March 18, 2012
#16 GC Women Slip Up at #9 Clayton State, 7-2
MORROW, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (5-5, 2-4 PBC) grabbed a quick 2-1 lead after doubles action, but were unable to keep up falling 7-2 at No. 9 Clayton State (4-5, 3-1 PBC) in a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) match Sunday afternoon.

March 16, 2012
#16 GC Women Rebound Against #29 IUP, 7-2
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (5-4) came away with a solid non-conference victory over No. 29 Indiana (Pa.) University (7-5) Friday afternoon, defeating the Crimson Hawks 7-2 at a neutral site in Augusta, Ga.

March 11, 2012
#16 Bobcat Women Stifled by #25 Patriots, 8-1
FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (4-4, 2-3 PBC) couldn’t get much going as they fell to No. 25 Francis Marion University (8-0, 4-0 PBC) Sunday afternoon at the Kassab Courts.

March 9, 2012
#16 GC Women’s Tennis Postponed
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis (4-3, 2-2 PBC) match originally scheduled for today at the University of West Georgia has been postponed due to inclement weather. A reschedule date has not been set.

March 7, 2012
#40 Bulldogs Bite #16 Bobcat Women, 6-3
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. –The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (4-3) got off to a slow start against the #40 Bulldogs of Wingate University, dropping a non-conference match at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility Wednesday afternoon by the score of 6-3.

March 4, 2012
#16 Bobcat Women Ground Falcons, 9-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis team (4-2, 2-2 PBC) picked up a crucial Peach Belt Conference (PBC) over the University of Montevallo (5-4, 0-2 PBC) Sunday afternoon at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility, defeating the Falcons 9-0.

February 28, 2012
GC Tennis Washed Out Wednesday Afternoon
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Georgia College’s tennis match at Young Harris College originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 29 has been postponed due to impending inclement weather in the area.

February 25, 2012
#16 Bobcat Women Upended by #13 Saints, 6-3
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis team dropped their second-straight Peach Belt Conference (PBC) match against No. 13 Flagler College by a score of 6-3 Saturday afternoon at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

February 22, 2012
#16 GC Women Fall to #3 Armstrong, 9-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis team (3-1, 1-1 PBC) dropped their first match of the season, falling to the No. 3 Armstrong University Pirates (3-0, 2-0 PBC), 9-0 Wednesday afternoon at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

February 22, 2012
Johnson Named PBC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia College junior women’s tennis player May Johnson (Sydney, Australia) has been named Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Women’s Tennis Player of the Week announced Tuesday by the conference office.

February 17, 2012
#16 GC Women’s Tennis Takes Out UNCP, Clark Atlanta in Sweep
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis team (3-0, 1-0 PBC) picked up a pair of wins Friday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility, starting the day with a 9-0 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) victory over UNC Pembroke (2-2, 0-1 PBC) followed by an 8-1 win over Clark Atlanta University (0-4).

February 13, 2012
GC Tennis Reschedules Augusta State Match
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis doubleheader at Augusta State University originally scheduled for this past Sunday has been moved to Friday, April 13 at 3 p.m.

February 12, 2012
GC Tennis Postpones Sunday’s Match at Augusta State
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Due to inclement weather in the southeast region, Georgia College’s Peach Belt Conference (PBC) match with Augusta State University set for today has been postponed.

February 10, 2012
#16 GC Women Open 2012 Season with 5-1 Victory over Anderson
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College women’s tennis team (1-0) picked up a win in their first match of the 2012 season, defeating Anderson University (1-3), 6-1 Friday afternoon at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

February 1, 2012
GC Tennis Moves Opening Match vs. Anderson to Feb. 10
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s tennis program’s opening match against Anderson (S.C.) University, originally slated for Saturday, Feb. 4 has been moved to Friday, Feb. 10 beginning at 2 p.m.

January 25, 2012
Bobcat Tennis to Host Monday Night Youth Drills
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program head coach Steve Barsby are proud to announce a brand new youth program taking place Monday nights at the Centennial Center Tennis Complex in Milledgeville.

January 12, 2012
Bobcat Tennis Releases 2012 Spring Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s tennis programs have announced their schedules for the upcoming 2012 season, including some of the stiffest competition in the entire country.

November 21, 2011
Youth Tennis Festival Provides Unique Experience
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s tennis team hosted an array of Milledgeville youth this past Saturday, allowing children to participate in a tennis festival that involved numerous games and activities. All proceeds for this event and the Milledgeville Open public tennis tournament went directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

October 19, 2011
Georgia College Tennis Donates Time at Creekside
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program took time to give back to the community last Friday, helping out at Creekside Elementary School.

October 12, 2011
Bobcat Tennis Announces 11th Annual Milledgeville Open and Kids Tennis Festival
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College athletic department and the tennis program are pleased to announce that the annual Milledgeville Open and Kids Tennis Festival will be held Friday, Nov. 18 through Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

October 1, 2011
GC Captures 4-of-5 Titles at the Windstream Women’s Fall Championships
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis program continued its dominance on day two Saturday, taking 4-of-5 titles at the GC Women’s Fall Championships, presented by Windstream. The Bobcats hosted members of UNC Pembroke, the University of Tampa and ABAC.

September 30, 2011
GC Women’s Tennis Dominates Fall Championships Day One
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team got the Windstream GC Women’s Fall Championship started on the right foot Friday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility. Facing top players from the University of Tampa, UNC Pembroke and ABAC, the Bobcat women responded with 10 victories on the day.

September 24, 2011
Weather Shortens Day Two of ITA Southeast Regionals for Georgia College
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s tennis programs attempted to finish out the second day of the ITA Southeast Championship on Saturday. Play was suspended at 5 p.m. due to inclement weather.

September 24, 2011
GC Women Perform Well in First Day of ITA Southeast Championship
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team got out to a solid start in the first round of the ITA Southeast Championships Friday night.

August 15, 2011
GC Athletics Gets 14 on ADA Academic Achievement Awards List
CLEVELAND – The Georgia College athletic department was recently honored by placing 14 student-athletes on the list of 2010-11 DII Athletic Directors Association (ADA) Academic Achievement Award recipients.

August 5, 2011
GC Tennis Adds Marques as GA Coach
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby are proud to announce the addition of graduate assistant coach Carlos Marques.

July 22, 2011
Quartet of Bobcats on ITA Scholar-Athlete List
SKILMAN, N.J. – Four Georgia College women’s tennis players were named to the recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar-Athlete list, the organization announced recently.

July 1, 2011
Bobcat Tennis Releases Fall Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby announced the Bobcats’ fall schedule Friday.

June 27, 2011
GC Athletics Puts 90 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
MARTINEZ, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 90 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2010-11 academic year.