2016-17 Bobcat Women Basketball News

  • Bobcat Women’s Hoops Adds Seven for Upcoming Season
    July 07, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College head women’s basketball coach Maurice Smith has announced the addition of seven players to the roster for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
  • Bobcat Athletics Puts 134 Student-Athletes on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 27, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 134 Georgia College student-athletes making the list, coming just two shy of the school-best 136 set last year. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2016-17 academic year.
  • GC Women’s Cross Country Takes Team GPA Award; Department Records 3.25 GPA
    June 19, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Department of Athletics posted a 3.25 GPA for the 2016-17 academic year, eclipsing the 3.2-mark for the third-straight year. The Bobcat Women’s Cross Country team took team GPA honors in the Bobcat Athletic Department in one of the tightest races in recent memory.
  • GC Women’s Basketball Alum in 2017 Class for NJCAA Region Hall of Fame
    March 24, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. – Officials from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region IV Hall of Fame recently announced the 2017 induction class, with Georgia College Women’s Basketball alum Thresia Elskamp (2014) earning a spot.
  • GC Athletics to Host Annual Auction and Reverse Raffle April 22
    March 09, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College Department of Athletics will host the 2017 Athletic Auction and $10,000 Reverse Raffle Saturday, April 22, at 6 p.m. in the Centennial Center.
  • GC Women’s Basketball’s McGriff Earns All-PBC Honors
    March 03, 2017
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – Junior forward Alyah McGriff (Suwanee, Georgia) of the Georgia College Women's Basketball team was named to the All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Second Team Friday night at the year-end banquet at Lander University.
  • GC Women’s Basketball Closes Season in PBC Quarterfinal, 93-76
    February 25, 2017
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – The West No. 4-seed Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (15-12) couldn’t solve the puzzle of East No. 1-seed Lander University’s (23-6) potent offense, falling Saturday in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament Quarterfinals 93-76.
  • Bobcat Women’s Basketball Starts PBC Tournament Saturday
    February 23, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – With the completion of the women’s basketball regular season, the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) released the playoff schedule Wednesday night, and Georgia College Women’s Basketball (15-11) will look for a measure of revenge Saturday, Feb. 25 at 1:30 p.m., traveling to Lander University (22-6).
  • Second Half Not Kind in GC Women’s Basketball Loss at Lander, 86-52
    February 22, 2017
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – After a good start and a tight first half, the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (15-11, 9-10 PBC) had trouble shutting down the Bearcats in the second, falling 86-52 at Lander University (22-6, 15-4 PBC) Wednesday.
  • GC Women’s Hoops Drops Homecoming Thriller to Clayton State, 57-55
    February 18, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – A tight contest throughout for Homecoming, the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (15-10, 9-9 PBC) was edged at the buzzer 57-55 by Clayton State University (22-5, 14-4 PBC) Saturday in the Centennial Center. Despite the loss, the Bobcats keep a one-game hold on the final Peach Belt Conference (PBC) West Division playoff seed.
  • Bobcat Women’s Hoops Lands Five on PBC All-Academic Team
    February 15, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) released the Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team Wednesday, with Georgia College putting a league-high five on the list.
  • Bobcat Women’s Basketball Falls at Georgia Southwestern, 73-57
    February 15, 2017
    AMERICUS, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (15-9, 9-8 PBC) got one of its strongest bench efforts of the season Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough, falling at Georgia Southwestern State University (13-11, 8-9 PBC) 73-57.
  • GC Women’s Basketball Pulls away Late in 68-56 Win over North Georgia
    February 13, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – A 26-point fourth quarter helped the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (15-8, 9-7 PBC) get past a tough University of North Georgia squad (18-7, 10-6 PBC) 68-56 Monday in the Centennial Center.
  • Bobcat Women’s Hoops Downs Young Harris, 68-54
    February 11, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (14-8, 8-7 PBC) held off a second-half surge from Young Harris College (8-14, 4-11 PBC), as the Bobcats improved to 7-3 on the Centennial Center floor with a 68-54 win over the Mountain Lions.
  • GC Women’s Basketball Drops Montevallo, 71-43
    February 08, 2017
    MONTEVALLO, Ala. – In the final Peach Belt Conference (PBC) meeting between the two schools, the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (13-8, 7-7 PBC) dominated the University of Montevallo (5-18, 2-14 PBC) 71-43 on the road Wednesday night.
  • Bobcat Women’s Hoops Falls to Top Team in Region, 70-58
    February 06, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (12-8, 6-7 PBC) went toe-to-toe with the region’s top squad in national No. 10 Columbus State University (20-1, 14-1 PBC), coming up short on an upset bid 70-58 Monday at the Centennial Center.
  • GC Women’s Basketball Falls Up North to the Nighthawks, 60-54
    February 04, 2017
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (12-7, 6-5 PBC) dopped its 19th game of the season to the University of North Georgia Nighthawks (17-5, 9-4 PBC) despite two double-digit scoring games from Alyah McGriff (Suwanee) and Veronica Ryan (Clearwater, Florida).
  • GC Women’s Basketball Halts Three-Game Win Streak at Clayton, 65-51
    February 01, 2017
    MORROW, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (12-6, 6-5 PBC) saw its three-game win streak come to a close at Clayton State University (18-4, 10-3 PBC) 65-51 Wednesday night.
  • GC Women Attend Eighth-Annual Women in Athletics Seminar
    January 31, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College student-athletes attended the Eighth Annual Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Women in Athletics Seminar on Thursday, Jan. 26.
  • Saturday Win Marks 100-Victory Plateau for GC Women’s Basketball Coach
    January 30, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – On an day that featured one of the best defensive efforts in program history, the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (12-5, 6-4 PBC) beat Georgia Southwestern State University handily 70-41, as head coach Maurice Smith reached the 100-win plateau for his career.
  • GC Women’s Basketball Gets Defensive in Win over GSW, 70-41
    January 28, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (12-5, 6-4 PBC) got a historic defensive effort in the 70-41 victory over Georgia Southwestern State University (11-7, 6-5 PBC) Saturday in the Centennial Center.
  • Milestone Games for McGriff, Walker as Bobcat Women’s Hoops tops Young Harris, 57-54
    January 25, 2017
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Junior Alyah McGriff (Suwanee) came off the bench for 30 points and senior LaRice Walker (Franklin) netted her 1,000th career point as the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (11-5, 5-4 PBC) dispatched Young Harris College (7-8, 3-5 PBC) 57-54 on the road Wednesday night.
  • Bobcat Women’s Basketball Outlasts Montevallo, 70-62
    January 21, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (10-5, 4-4 PBC) out-lasted a late rally from the University of Montevallo (4-13, 1-9 PBC) Saturday afternoon to pick up the Bobcats’ 10th win of the season, 70-62.
  • McGriff Earns Fourth Bobcat Athlete of the Week Honor this Year
    January 18, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior Alyah McGriff (Suwanee) of the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (9-4, 3-3 PBC) was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for her achievements during the week ending Jan. 15. This marks McGriff’s third time being awarded the honor and the fourth Bobcat Athlete of the Week title for the GC Women’s Basketball team this season.
  • GC Women’s Basketball Drops Road Battle at #16 Columbus State, 81-48
    January 18, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Faced with the challenge of their first nationally-ranked opponent this season, the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (9-5, 3-4 PBC) fell 81-48 at No. 16 Columbus State University (14-1, 8-1 PBC) Wednesday night.
  • GC Women’s Basketball Drops 62-59 Overtime Bout with Augusta
    January 14, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (9-4, 3-3 PBC) tried their best to battle out of too many early mistakes, falling 62-59 in overtime to Defending NCAA Southeast Region Runner-Up Augusta University (7-6, 2-5 PBC) Saturday in the Centennial Center.
  • GC Basketball’s Ryan Chosen for “So You Want to be a Coach” Program
    January 13, 2017
    LILBURN, Ga. – Georgia College Women’s Basketball senior guard Veronica Ryan (Clearwater, Florida) has coaching in her blood. She is the daughter of Tim Ryan, 14-year head coach and 2014 FCSAA Hall of Fame inductee as the men’s basketball coach at the College of Central Florida.
  • Midway Drill Team to Perform at GC Basketball Saturday
    January 12, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Basketball teams host home action Saturday, Jan. 12 at 1:30 p.m., featuring a special halftime guest.
  • GC Basketball Postpones Wednesday Doubleheader
    January 10, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – With the cold weather snap causing water issues for the Centennial Center, the Georgia College Basketball Doubleheader against the University of North Georgia, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 11 has been moved to Monday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Bobcat Women’s Hoops Upsets Defending Region Champ, 72-47
    January 09, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – A stingy defense and great shooting provided the engine for the Georgia College Women’s Basketball team (9-3, 3-2 PBC) in a 72-47 rout of defending NCAA Southeast Region Champion Francis Marion University (7-7, 2-3 PBC) Monday night in the Centennial Center.
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