by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant
SAVANNAH, Ga. – After losing three games
to then No. 7 University of Tampa, the Georgia College & State
University baseball team (0-3) dropped out of the first
regular-season Collegiate Baseball Magazine NCAA Division II Top-30
poll but is on the cusp, still receiving votes.
The Bobcats are receiving 11 votes in the poll released Feb. 8. The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) has two teams in the top-30 and three other members receiving votes. Francis Marion University is the only PBC school in the top-10 at No. 8 and UNC Pembroke is at No. 28, while GCSU, USC Aiken, North Georgia and Columbus State University are getting votes.
Georgia College returns to the ballfield Friday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. against Washington Adventist University in a tournament hosted by Lander University.
The GCSU Department of Athletics, winners of the 2008-09 PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, GCSU prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at Twitter.com username GCSUSID for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCSUBobcats.com to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame.