LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Division II Team Wednesday, with Georgia College rising senior centerfielder Logan Mattix (Loganville, Georgia) earning the nation’s top defensive honor.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Georgia College Baseball alum Brandon Benson (2014-17) reported to the State College Spikes over the weekend, making the roster for the St. Louis Cardinals’ Class A Short season affiliate.
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.
ST. LOUIS – One of the top sluggers in program history is going to get his chance to compete at the next level, as Georgia College Baseball’s Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia) was nabbed in the 20th round by the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday.
VALDOSTA, Ga. – Officials in the athletic department at Valdosta State University recently announced that former Georgia College Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer Jay Johnson accepted the position of Head Athletic Trainer for the Blazers.
JACKSON, Tenn. – Former Georgia College Baseball pitcher Josh Taylor (2010) continues to impress at the next level, and is a regular member of the rotation for the Jackson Generals, the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
ISERLOHN, Germany – Georgia College Men’s Basketball alum Terrell Harris (2016) made his impact on the German professional ranks this past season, earning a spot on the Eurobasket.com All-German 2.Bundesliga Pro B Third Team.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Hot off one of the best seasons in the illustrious history of Georgia College Baseball, senior shortstop Brandon Benson (Loganville) has been named a finalist for two prestigious Division II Baseball honors, the Tino Martinez Award for Division II Player of the Year, and the Josh Willingham Award for Division II Most Valuable Player.
TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final Division II Men’s Tennis National Rankings recently, with Georgia College (11-12, 3-7 PBC) and head coach Steve Barsby taking the No. 28 spot.
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – Following the NCAA Baseball Southeast Regional Tournament at the University of Mount Olive, tournament officials selected the All-Tournament Team with Georgia College’s Cal Gentry (Perry, Georgia) being named the tournament’s best third baseman.
TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final Division II Women’s Tennis National Rankings, with Georgia College (12-11, 7-5 PBC) and head coach Steve Barsby taking the No. 38 spot.
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) held its Annual Awards Dinner Tuesday night, with Georgia College earning the PBC Institution of the Year Sportsmanship Award for the first time in school history.
AUSTIN, Texas – The College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) released the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division II Baseball team Thursday, with Georgia College's Clayten Ayres (Kennewick, Washington) taking a spot on the second team.