by Brian DeCandia, sports information graduate assistant
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the week one regional cross country polls Wednesday Sept. 22, with the Georgia College & State University women hanging on to the No. 9 spot.
The top three remain the same with Peach Belt Conference (PBC) champions Columbus State University taking top honors in the Southeast Region. Queens University (N.C.) and Lenoir-Rhyne University (N.C.) round off the top three, with PBC foe Augusta State University falling to No. 5.
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 for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCSUBobcats.com for more information, and to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame.