2013-14 Bobcat Baseball News

June 23, 2014
Bobcat Athletics Puts School-Record 130 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 130 Georgia College student-athletes making the list, a school record. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2013-14 academic year.

June 19, 2014
Former Bobcat Continues to Shine on the Diamond
LITTLE FALLS, N.J. – Former Georgia College All-American pitcher and former member of the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations Michael Antonini (2006-2007) took home another honor this week as a member of the New Jersey Jackals of the independent Can Am League.

June 12, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Shows Busy Summer, Hazel Earns WMBL Player of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Fresh off back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances, the Georgia College baseball team has eighteen players seeing action in collegiate summer leagues.

June 10, 2014
Former Bobcat Big Leaguer Starting for New Jersey Jackals
LITTLE FALLS, N.J. – Former Georgia College All-American pitcher and member of the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen Michael Antonini has found a new baseball home as a member of the starting rotation for the New Jersey Jackals of the independent Can Am League.

June 9, 2014
GC Baseball’s Hazel Earns Daktronics All-American
MARSHALL, Minn. – Daktronics recently released its Division II All-America teams, with Georgia College catcher Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) owning a second-team spot, giving him a clean sweep of all three All-American organizations.

June 6, 2014
GC Baseball’s Hazel Named NCBWA First Team All-American
AUSTIN, Texas – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCWBA) recently released its Division II All-America teams, with Georgia College catcher Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) owning a first-team spot.

June 3, 2014
GC Baseball’s Hazel Named Rawlings All-American
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. – The American Association of Baseball Coaches (ABCA) recently released the Rawlings Division II All-America teams, with Georgia College catcher Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) owning a spot on the second team.

June 2, 2014
Hogenkamp Chosen for Region Gold Glove
SALISBURY, N.C. – Rawlings and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced the Division II Region Gold Glove Award Winners for 2014, with Georgia College senior Rob Hogenkamp (St. Louis) earning a spot on the Southeast Region team.

June 2, 2014
GC Baseball’s Hazel Receives Academic Honor
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Georgia College baseball catcher Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) added to his on-field accolades April 17 as he was named Most Outstanding Business Management Student of the Year at the annual Atkinson Honors Ceremony.

May 27, 2014
Hazel, Ardeeser Named to Rawlings All-Region
SALISBURY, N.C. – Juniors Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) and Clay Ardeeser (Loganville, Ga.) of the Georgia College baseball team were recently named to the Rawlings All-Southeast Region Team, the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced recently.

May 20, 2014
Thomas Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior pitcher Spencer Thomas (Loganville, Ga.) of the No. 24 Georgia College baseball team (35-17) was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending May 18. This marks the first such honor for Thomas and the fifth for the Bobcat baseball program this season.

May 17, 2014
Hazel Named Semifinalist for Tino Martinez Award
OMAHA, Neb. – Georgia College junior Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) was named as one of 40 semifinalists for the Tino Martinez Award, released Thursday by D2baseballnews.com. The Tino Martinez Award has recognized the country’s Most Outstanding Division II College Baseball Player since its inception in 2010.

May 17, 2014
Hazel Takes Slot on NCBWA All-Southeast Region Team
AUSTIN, Texas – Junior catcher Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) of the No. 24 Georgia College baseball team (35-15) added to his postseason laurels this week with a spot on the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-Southeast Region First Team.

May 17, 2014
Bobcats End Season in NCAA Regional Loss to Catawba, 5-0
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The No. 5-seed Georgia College baseball team (35-17) fell 5-0 to No. 6-seed Catawba College (35-19) in an NCAA Southeast Regional elimination game Saturday at Lander University.

May 16, 2014
Sabalaskey Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. – Senior Ryan Sabalaskey (Carol Stream, Ill.) of the No. 24 Georgia College baseball team (35-15) was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week of May 5-11. This is his first honor of the season and the baseball program’s fourth overall.

May 16, 2014
Three Bobcats Take Spots on Daktronics All-Region Teams
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. – The Georgia College baseball team placed three players on the Daktronics All-Southeast Region teams, recently announced by the organization. Catcher Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) and designated hitter Taylor Hinshaw (Winder, Ga.) were picked for the first team, while first baseman Clay Ardeeser (Loganville, Ga.) made the second squad.

May 16, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Clipped by Columbus State, 10-3
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The runs came early as No. 5-seed Georgia College baseball (35-16) dropped a 10-3 ballgame Friday to No. 3-seed Columbus State University (38-15) 10-3 in day two of the NCAA Southeast Regional hosted by Lander University.

May 15, 2014
GC Baseball Clobbers Mount Olive, 10-0
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The No. 5-seed Georgia College baseball team (35-15) upset No. 2-seed University of Mount Olive (40-12) in grand fashion Thursday, a 10-0 Bobcat victory to start off the NCAA Southeast Regional Tournament at Lander University. The Bobcats have never lost at Dolny Stadium in the postseason, the site of Georgia College’s 2013 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament title.

May 14, 2014
Sabalaskey Chosen to PBC All-Tournament Team
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Senior leftfielder Ryan Sabalaskey (Carol Stream, Ill.) was named to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) All-Tournament Team, the conference office announced earlier this week.

May 13, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Geared Up for NCAA Regionals
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The NCAA announced the fields for the NCAA Division II Baseball Regional Tournaments Sunday, with Georgia College (34-15) getting the No. 5-seed in the Southeast Region.

May 11, 2014
GC Baseball Falls in PBC Semifinal to Top-Seed Lander, 10-9
AIKEN, S.C. – The No. 4-seed Georgia College baseball team (34-15) gave Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Regular-Season Champion and No. 1-seed Lander University (46-6) all they could handle in a 10-9 PBC Tournament Semifinal loss Sunday at USC Aiken.

May 11, 2014
Bobcat Baseball NCAA Regional-Bound!
GC Baseball was chosen the #5-seed, will face #2-seed Mount Olive College in the first round at Lander in Greenwood, S.C.

May 10, 2014
Georgia College Advances to PBC Semifinals with 13-7 Victory over UNC Pembroke
AIKEN, S.C. – The No. 4-seed Georgia College baseball team (34-14) pounded out four home runs, including three in one inning, downing the No. 5-seed UNC Pembroke (33-18) 13-7 Saturday afternoon at the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament, hosted by USC Aiken.

May 9, 2014
#28 Bobcat Baseball Puts Three on All-PBC Teams
AIKEN, S.C. – With an offense that ranks among the nation’s best, the No. 28 Georgia College baseball team (33-14) was rewarded with three members on the All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) teams, announced Friday night at the Annual PBC Baseball Awards Banquet.

May 8, 2014
Okvist, Bick, Fox Take in Honors at GC Athletics’ Senior Banquet
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Department of Athletics held its annual Senior Awards Banquet Wednesday night, handing out the year-end honors during finals week.

May 7, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Hangs On to Top-30 Rank
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Collegiate Baseball Newspaper put out its most recent Division II Top-30 Rankings, with Georgia College (33-14) taking the No. 28 slot.

May 6, 2014
#28 GC Baseball’s Hazel Receives Academic Honor
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – No. 28 Georgia College baseball junior Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) was named Most Outstanding Business Management Student of the Year for Georgia College at the annual Atkinson Honors Ceremony April 17.

May 5, 2014
Hazel Nabs Final PBC Player of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its final PBC Baseball weekly honors, with No. 24 Georgia College (33-14) catcher Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) winning PBC Player of the Week.

May 5, 2014
Peach Belt Releases Baseball Tournament Bracket
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) released the 2014 PBC Baseball Championship Tournament bracket, with Defending Champion Georgia College (33-14) and head coach Tom Carty picking up the No. 4-seed.

May 4, 2014
#24 Bobcat Baseball Upended by North Georgia, 16-11
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – A five-run rally in the ninth, and 12 runs in the final three innings helped down the No. 24 Georgia College baseball team (33-14, 19-10 PBC), as the University of North Georgia (21-27, 9-20 PBC) edged the Bobcats 16-11 Sunday. The Nighthawks take the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series 2-1 at John Kurtz Field.

May 3, 2014
#24 Bobcats Split Doubleheader with Nighthawks 6-5, 5-3
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 24 Georgia College baseball team (33-13, 19-9 PBC) split a doubleheader with University of North Georgia (21-27, 9-20 PBC) Saturday at John Kurtz Field. The Bobcats took the opener 6-5, and their late rally fell short 5-3 in the second game

May 1, 2014
Sandlin Named NCBWA Region Player of the Week
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) has selected its most recent weekly awards, with Georgia College sophomore Jake Sandlin (Evans, Ga.) earning Southeast Region Player of the Week.

May 1, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Improves in National Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball team (32-12, 18-8 PBC) moved up the ladder this last week in the national polls from all four organizations.

April 29, 2014
#24 GC Baseball Cancels Final Road Game
VALDOSTA, Ga. – Continuing rains throughout the evening have forced a cancellation of Tuesday’s No. 24 Georgia College baseball game at Valdosta State University, originally scheduled for 5 p.m.

April 29, 2014
Sandlin Tabbed Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Sophomore Jake Sandlin (Evans, Ga.) of the No. 24 Georgia College baseball team earns his spot as Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week of April 21 – April 27. The baseball team has earned several honors for the award, with Sandlin bringing home his second, and the third overall for the squad this season.

April 28, 2014
Sandlin, Benson Take Weekly Peach Belt Honors
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fueled by an amazing doubleheader Saturday, Georgia College baseball players Jake Sandlin (Evans, Ga.) and Brandon Benson (Loganville, Ga.) pulled in weekly awards from the Peach Belt Conference (PBC), the league office announced Monday. Sandlin was named the AstroTurf PBC Player of the Week for the first time, while Benson earns his third AstroTurf PBC Freshman of the Week honor.

April 27, 2014
Rain Cancels #27 Bobcat Baseball’s Series Finale at Montevallo
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – Heavy rain is about the only thing that could slow down the bats for No. 27 Georgia College baseball, as Sunday’s contest at the University of Montevallo was rained out.

April 26, 2014
#27 GC Baseball Takes Pair from Montevallo in Record-Setting Fashion
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – Combining for 45 runs and 39 hits over 18 innings, the No. 27 Georgia College baseball team (32-12, 18-8 PBC) clobbered the University of Montevallo (27-20, 12-16 PBC) 23-3 and 21-7 Saturday.

April 25, 2014
#27 GC Baseball’s Hazel on PBC All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its PBC Baseball All-Academic Team Friday, with No. 27 Georgia College baseball putting one on the team and another earning Honorable Mention status.

April 25, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Takes Fifth in NCAA Region Poll
INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released the first edition of the NCAA Division II Baseball Regional Rankings Wednesday, with Georgia College positioned No. 5. These rankings are used to determine the at-large teams to the NCAA Regional Tournaments, slotted for May 15-18.

April 24, 2014
Six Bobcat Pitchers Help #27 Georgia College De-Horn Rams, 6-3
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 27 Georgia College baseball team (30-12) used six pitchers to hold Colonial Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Champion Winston-Salem State University (34-15) down for a 6-3 victory Thursday at John Kurtz Field. The victory came in the final home non-conference matchup of the season for the Bobcats.

April 24, 2014
Georgia College Baseball Team Maintains Top-30 Rankings
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball team stays in the top-30 for rankings among all four national organizations.

April 21, 2014
Ardeeser’s Bombs Help #27 Bobcats to Sweep
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior first baseman Clay Ardeeser (Loganville, Ga.) drove in six runs over the course of doubleheader action Monday, helping the No. 27 Georgia College baseball team (29-12, 16-8 PBC) past Young Harris College (24-23, 12-15 PBC) 10-6 and 10-4 at John Kurtz Field. The victories helped the Bobcats to a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series sweep, the third PBC series sweep this season for GC baseball.

April 21, 2014
#23 Bobcat Baseball Pushes Back Game Against Rams
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 23 Georgia College baseball program and head coach Tom Carty have announced a schedule change to this week's game with Winston-Salem State University due to forecasted rain.

April 20, 2014
#23 Bobcat Baseball Beats Young Harris, 8-6
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 23 Georgia College baseball team (27-12, 14-8 PBC) got a big lead early and held on for an 8-6 win Sunday over Young Harris College (24-21, 12-13 PBC) at John Kurtz Field.

April 19, 2014
#23 Bobcat Baseball Series with Young Harris Pushed Back One More Day
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 23 Georgia College baseball series with Young Harris College has been sent back one more day, as the two squads struggle to get a three-game Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series together.

April 17, 2014
#23 GC Baseball Pushes Back Series with Mountain Lions
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 23 Georgia College baseball program and head coach Tom Carty have announced a schedule change to this weekend’s series with Young Harris College due to forecasted rain.

April 16, 2014
#23 GC Baseball Out-Gunned by Valdosta State, 15-8
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – In a game that featured 30 total hits and 13 total pitchers, the No. 23 Georgia College baseball team (26-12) lost a shootout to Valdosta State University (23-16) 15-8 Wednesday night at John Kurtz Field.

April 13, 2014
Bobcat Baseball to Host “Meet the Bobcats” Night at Zaxby’s Monday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program and head coach Tom Carty will host "Meet the Bobcats" night at Zaxby's Monday, April 14, including the on-location Bobcat sports radio show, "The Prowl."

April 13, 2014
#12 GC Baseball Nipped by #3 Lander, 7-6
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The No. 12 Georgia College baseball team (26-11, 13-9 PBC) got swept in a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series for the first time this season Sunday, with a 7-6 loss at No. 3 Lander University (35-6, 21-6 PBC).

April 12, 2014
#12 GC Baseball Loses 10-5 at #3 Lander
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Falling victim to a big five-run fourth, the No. 12 Georgia College baseball team (26-10, 13-8 PBC) lost a 10-5 game at No. 3 Lander University (34-6, 20-6 PBC) Saturday.

April 11, 2014
#12 GC Baseball Falls at #3 Lander on Walk-off, 11-10
GREENWOOD, S.C. – It took an extra frame, but the No. 12 Georgia College baseball team (26-9, 13-6 PBC) lost an 11-10 barnburner at No. 3 Lander University (33-6, 19-6 PBC) in 10 innings Friday night.

April 11, 2014
Bobcat Baseball to Host Miracle League Day Wednesday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball team and head coach Tom Carty are happy to host the program's annual Miracle League Day, coming up Wednesday, April 16 at 5 p.m. when the Bobcats host Valdosta State University

April 9, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Stays in Nation’s Top-20
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program continues its strong 2014 campaign by maintaining positions in the top 20 in all four national organizations, despite losing the team’s first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series of the year.

April 8, 2014
Ardeeser Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior Clay Ardeeser (Loganville, Ga.) of the No. 12 Georgia College baseball team was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week, for his efforts during the week ending April 6. This marks the first such award for Ardeeser and the second for the Bobcat baseball squad this season.

April 8, 2014
#12 GC Baseball Drops 8-2 Game at Newberry
NEWBERRY, N.C. – It took 34 games for the No. 12 Georgia College baseball team (26-8) to lose back-to-back contests, doing so in an 8-2 loss at Newberry College (21-21) Tuesday night.

April 5, 2014
#6 GC Baseball Splits Doubleheader with #25 Columbus State
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 6 Georgia College baseball team (26-7, 13-5 PBC) mounted a pair of impressive comebacks Saturday, one doing the trick and the other falling short. The Bobcats beat No. 25 Columbus State University (28-11, 16-5 PBC) 12-5 in game one, then fell 11-9 in game two, the split giving CSU the series victory two games to one.

April 4, 2014
#6 Bobcat Baseball Rally Falls Short, 8-7
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – In a back-and-forth contest, the No. 6 Georgia College baseball team (25-6, 12-4 PBC) rallied in the bottom of the ninth but fell short to No. 25 Columbus State University (27-10, 15-5 PBC), 8-7 Friday night at John Kurtz Field.

April 2, 2014
#6 Bobcat Baseball Wins Shootout at Erskine, 18-7
DUE WEST, S.C. – The No. 6 Georgia College baseball team (25-5) pounded out 18 hits en route to a 18-7 victory at Erskine College (21-10) Wednesday afternoon. Junior Kaleb Holbrook (Dawsonville, Ga.) tagged the first home run of his Bobcat career in the blowout.

April 2, 2014
Baseball Remains in Top 10 In all Four National Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program continues their strong 2014 campaign by maintaining positions in the top 10 in all four national organizations.

April 1, 2014
GC’s Brandon Benson Named Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College infielder Brandon Benson (Loganville, Ga.) earned the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Freshman of the Week award in the latest installment from AstroTurf.

April 1, 2014
Sandlin Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Sophomore Jake Sandlin (Evans, Ga.) of the No. 6 Georgia College baseball team (24-5, 12-3 PBC) has been named Bobcat Athlete of the Week after helping the Bobcat baseball team to a 4-0 record this past week. This is his first time receiving the honor, and he is the fourth player to be recognized from the baseball team this season.

March 30, 2014
#9 GC Baseball Takes Two at Carson-Newman, 12-8 and 9-3
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The No. 9 Georgia College baseball team (24-5) took two ballgames at Carson-Newman (17-18) Sunday 12-8 and 9-3. The Bobcats now have 14 victories in their last 15 games.

March 29, 2014
#9 GC Baseball Washed out Today, Will Play Doubleheader Sunday at noon
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The No. 9 Georgia College baseball team (22-5) will have to wait another day to take on Carson-Newman (17-16), as rainy weather has washed out today’s single game, shortening the three-game set to just a doubleheader tomorrow, March 30 beginning at noon.

March 28, 2014
GC Baseball Maintains Top-10 Positions in all Four National Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program hung on to top-10 National Rankings from all four organizations this week, as the Bobcats have posted 12 wins in their last 13 games.

March 25, 2014
#9 GC Baseball Clobbers Clark Atlanta, 13-4 and 17-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Taking advantage of a multitude of mistakes, the No. 9 Georgia College baseball team (22-5) dominated Clark Atlanta University (6-19) over a pair of seven-inning contests Tuesday at John Kurtz Field 13-4 and 17-0.

March 22, 2014
#7 Bobcat Baseball Splits, Takes Series at GRU Augusta With 20th Win
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The No. 7 Georgia College baseball team (20-5, 12-3 PBC) picked up its 20th win of the season as part of a doubleheader split Saturday at GRU Augusta (12-18, 4-11 PBC). The Bobcats lost game one 7-1 before taking game two 6-2 completing another Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series victory for the Bobcats.

March 21, 2014
#7 Bobcat Baseball Survives Scare at GRU Augusta, 4-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. – A home run from Taylor Hinshaw (Winder, Ga.) helped inch No. 7 Georgia College baseball (19-4, 11-2 PBC) past GRU Augusta (11-17, 3-10 PBC) 4-3 Friday night on the road.

March 19, 2014
GC Baseball Reaches Top-10 in Four National Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program owns an 18-4 overall mark and eight wins in a row, and has been rewarded with jumps in all four Division II Baseball National Ranking lists.

March 17, 2014
Members of Bobcat Nation Tapped for Phi Kappa Phi
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College community recently recognized new members to Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective honor society for all academic disciplines. Eight people affiliated with the Bobcat Athletic Department were tapped for this honor.

March 17, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Tuesday Game Postponed
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College baseball game originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 18 against Emmanuel College (Ga.) at John Kurtz Field at 3 p.m. has been postponed due to weather.

March 17, 2014
Benson Named AstroTurf Peach Belt Freshman of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced the most recent AstroTurf PBC Baseball Players of the Week, with No. 21 Georgia College second baseman Brandon Benson (Loganville, Ga.) taking Freshman of the Week honors.

March 15, 2014
#21 Bobcat Baseball Sweeps Francis Marion, 5-3 and 15-10
FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 21 Georgia College baseball team (18-4, 10-2 PBC) won two vastly different games Saturday at Francis Marion University (11-12, 3-9 PBC) taking a pitchers’ duel 5-3 and a shootout 15-10. The doubleheader sweep gives the Bobcats a 3-0 sweep of the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series with the Patriots, and four wins in the last three days.

March 14, 2014
Thomas' Arm, 13 Hits Help #21 Bobcat Baseball Beat Patriots 8-2
FLORENCE, S.C. – Behind seven strong innings from Spencer Thomas (Loganville, Ga.) and 13 hits from the offense, the No. 21 Georgia College baseball team (16-4, 8-2 PBC) won at Francis Marion University (11-10, 3-7 PBC) 8-2 Friday night.

March 13, 2014
#21 Bobcat Baseball Pounds North Greenville, 14-6
TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The No. 21 Georgia College baseball team (15-4) got runs in bunches to beat North Greenville University (4-15) 14-6 on the road Thursday afternoon. The Bobcats jumped out to a 7-0 lead after the top of the fourth and never looked back.

March 12, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Improves in All National Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program owns an 14-4 overall mark, and wins in eight of its last nine games. The Bobcats have been rewarded with jumps in all four Division II Baseball National Ranking lists.

March 12, 2014
#21 GC Baseball’s Bick Named to D2 Player of the Year Watch List
OMAHA, Neb. – Senior Daniel Bick (Alpharetta, Ga.) of the No. 21 Georgia College baseball team (14-4, 7-2 PBC) has been named to the 2014 Jaeger Sports Tino Martinez Award Watch List, the organization announced. The Tino Martinez Award is given annually to the top Division II baseball player in the country.

March 11, 2014
#21 GC Baseball’s Ardeeser, Blue Garner Weekly Awards
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its weekly baseball honors, with No. 21 Georgia College baseball (14-4, 7-2 PBC) bringing in both the Player and Pitcher of the Week awards. Junior first baseman Clay Ardeeser (Loganville, Ga.) was named the Player of the Week, while senior Justin Blue (Mulberry, Fla.) earned Pitcher of the Week.

March 10, 2014
#21 Bobcat Baseball Game at North Greenville Moved to Thursday
TIGERVILLE, S.C. – No. 21 Georgia College baseball’s game at North Greenville University originally scheduled for Wednesday has been moved to Thursday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m.

March 9, 2014
#26 GC Baseball Captures Complete Sweep of Georgia Southwestern
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College baseball team sealed a complete sweep of Georgia Southwestern State University after Sunday’s doubleheader. The Bobcats took game two 7-2 and game three 9-4.

March 8, 2014
#26 Bobcat Baseball Upends Georgia Southwestern, 8-6
AMERICUS, Ga. – It took extra innings, but the No. 26 Georgia College baseball team (12-4, 5-2 PBC) got past Georgia Southwestern State University 8-6 Saturday afternoon on the road.

March 6, 2014
#26 GC Baseball Series at Georgia Southwestern Pushed Back
AMERICUS, Ga. – Rainy weather in the southeast has claimed another victim, as the No. 26 Georgia College baseball series at Georgia Southwestern State University has been pushed back.

March 6, 2014
GC Baseball Ranked in Four National Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program owns an 11-4 overall mark, and wins over three nationally-ranked opponents early in the 2014 season, and has been rewarded with jumps in all four Division II Baseball National Ranking lists.

March 5, 2014
Baseball Receives National Rankings
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball team has received national and region rankings in the most recent release from the National Collegiate Baseball Writer’s Association (NCBWA).

March 4, 2014
#26 GC Baseball Crushes Newberry, 16-7
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – With eight different batters tallying RBI, the No. 26 Georgia College baseball team (11-4) clubbed Newberry College 16-7 Tuesday at John Kurtz Field.

March 2, 2014
Late Rally Downs #29 Bobcat Baseball, 9-8
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Four runs given up in the top of the ninth gave No. 27 UNC Pembroke (12-5, 4-5 PBC) a 9-8 come-from-behind win over No. 29 Georgia College baseball (10-4, 4-2 PBC) Sunday at John Kurtz Field. The Bobcats still took the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series 2-1, thanks to Saturday’s doubleheader sweep.

March 1, 2014
#29 GC Baseball Takes Two from #27 UNCP, 9-6 and 12-6
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 29 Georgia College baseball team (10-3, 4-1 PBC) gave up early runs and came storming back with a vengeance in both games of a doubleheader sweep from No. 27 UNC Pembroke (11-5, 3-5 PBC) Saturday at John Kurtz Field.

February 27, 2014
#29 Bobcat Baseball Clobbers West Georgia, 17-1
CAROLLTON, Ga. – The No. 29 Georgia College baseball team (8-3) pounded out 19 hits for 17 runs in a 17-1 rout at the University of West Georgia (5-10) Thursday afternoon.

February 24, 2014
#28 GC Baseball Road Game Pushed Back a Day
CARROLLTON, Ga. – With more rainy weather predicted for Georgia, the No. 28 Georgia College baseball (7-3) game at the University of West Georgia scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26 has been pushed back a day to Thursday, Feb. 27 and is still set for a 3 p.m. start.

February 23, 2014
Brandon Benson Blast Brings #28 Bobcat Baseball Series Win over Flagler
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Freshman infielder Brandon Benson’s (Loganville, Ga.) first career hit couldn’t have been much more exciting, as the walk-off two-run home run gave No. 28 Georgia College baseball (7-3, 2-1 PBC) an 8-7 victory over Flagler College (8-5, 2-4 PBC) Sunday at John Kurtz Field. The win also completed a 2-1 series victory for the Bobcats over the Saints.

February 22, 2014
McGraw Slam Helps #28 Bobcats Force Split with Flagler
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – A walk-off grand slam gave the No. 28 Georgia College baseball team (6-3, 1-1 PBC) a victory over Flagler College (8-4, 2-3 PBC) 17-14 before the Saints answered back with a 12-2 victory in game number two to force a split Saturday at John Kurtz Field.

February 21, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Series with Flagler Compacted by Rain
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball series with Flagler College originally set for Friday, Saturday, Sunday has been adjusted due to Friday morning rain. The three-game Peach Belt Conference (PBC) set is now a doubleheader Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. with a single game Sunday at 1 p.m. at John Kurtz Field.

February 19, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Takes #5 in Region Poll
AUSTIN, Texas. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its weekly poll on Tuesday, and the Georgia College baseball team pulled in the No. 5 ranking in the Southeast Region.

February 18, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Pulls in #28 Ranking
TUCSON, Ariz. – After a 4-1 start, the Georgia College baseball team was rewarded with a four-spot bump, taking No. 28 in the most recent Collegiate Baseball Newspaper National Rankings.

February 18, 2014
#28 GC Baseball Outlasts West Georgia, 10-9
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – A six-run fourth helped the No. 28 Georgia College baseball team (5-2) get past the University of West Georgia (4-7) 10-9 Tuesday afternoon at John Kurtz Field. Third Baseman Mike McGraw (Newnan, Ga.) helped power the offense with three hits, including a home run.

February 17, 2014
#32 Bobcat Baseball Falls to #1 Tampa, 13-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Giving up runs in six of the nine innings, the No. 32 Georgia College baseball team (4-2) dropped a 13-0 contest to defending National Champion University of Tampa (8-1) Monday at John Kurtz Field.

February 16, 2014
#32 Bobcat Baseball Splits with #1 Tampa
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 32 Georgia College baseball team (4-1) split a pair of high-scoring affairs with defending National Champion University of Tampa (7-1) Sunday at John Kurtz Field, dropping the opener 12-6 and evening it out with a 13-5 win.

February 14, 2014
Bobcat Baseball to Host “Bark at the Park” and Kids Run the Bases Sunday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – When the defending Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament Champion Georgia College baseball squad battles defending National Champion University of Tampa Sunday, Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. there will be a few extra fans, of the four-legged variety.

February 14, 2014
#32 GC Baseball Pushes Back Series with #1 Tampa
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The three-game series between #32 Georgia College baseball (3-0) and No. 1 University of Tampa (6-0) has been pushed back a day.

February 9, 2014
Bancroft Walk-Off Caps #32 Bobcat Comeback, 6-5
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – An RBI single through the right side finished off a comeback for No. 32 Georgia College baseball (3-0) Sunday at John Kurtz Field, as the Bobcats upended King University (0-6) 6-5.

February 8, 2014
#32 Bobcat Pitchers Dethrone King, 18-1, 7-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Scattering 11 hits for just one run over 16 total innings of action, the No. 32 Georgia College baseball team (2-0) started its season on the right foot Saturday, beating King University (0-5), 18-1 and 7-0 at John Kurtz Field.

February 6, 2014
Bobcats Get Rings, Presidential First Pitch for Opening Day Feb. 8
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 32 Georgia College baseball team has big plans for the season-opening doubleheader with King College Saturday, Feb. 8 starting at 1 p.m.

February 5, 2014
Baseball Ranked #4 In Preseason Conference Poll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball team recently snagged the No. 4 spot in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The Bobcats will be coming back from a productive season that included a Peach Belt Tournament Championship and a strong campaign in the Southeast Region Tournament.

February 3, 2014
Carty Named Georgia Dugout Club Coach of The Year
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College head baseball coach Tom Carty was recently awarded 2013 Georgia Dugout Club Division II Coach of the Year. This is the first time the award has been given to a Georgia College coach since 2006 when Chris Calciano received the honor.

January 23, 2014
Bobcats Sandlin and Bick Land Spots on Preseason All-PBC Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Baseball Preseason All-PBC Team Thursday, with No. 32 Georgia College putting two on the squad.

January 17, 2014
Bobcat Baseball Pulls in #25 Ranking on CollegeBaseballLineup.com
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – CollegeBaseballLineup.com recently released its top-30 for Division II baseball, with Georgia College raking in the No. 25 slot.

January 13, 2014
GC Baseball Ranked #32 In Preseason Top-40
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. –Georgia College Baseball head coach Tom Carty and his squad have sealed a spot at No. 32 in the National Rankings released recently by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Five teams from the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) captured spots and three others received votes. The Peach Belt has more ranked teams than any other conference in the nation.

December 6, 2013
Bobcat Baseball Adds Eight in Early Signing Class
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program, head coach Tom Carty and assistant coach/recruiting coordinator Zeke Mitchem have inked eight recruits for the 2015 season during the early signing period. Bobcat baseball will add three junior college transfers and five high school ballplayers.

December 4, 2013
Bobcat Catcher Named to Jewish All-America Team
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Cody Maas (Alpharetta, Ga.) of the Georgia College baseball team was selected to the Jewish Sports Review 2013 College Baseball All-America Team for the second-straight year, the Jewish Sports Review announced.

December 2, 2013
Georgia College Baseball to Host One-Day Prospect Camp Saturday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Join Georgia College head baseball coach Tom Carty, recruiting coordinator Zeke Mitchem, staff and players Dec. 7 at the One Day Prospect Camp. The camp is an opportunity for instruction and evaluation for potential college baseball players.

November 15, 2013
Bobcat Baseball Adds Feller to Coaching Staff
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program and head coach Tom Carty have added Mitchell Feller to the Bobcat coaching staff.

November 13, 2013
#21 Bobcat Baseball Reveals 2014 Slate
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 21 Georgia College men's baseball team and head coach Tom Carty are proud to unveil the 2014 Bobcat baseball schedule. The Bobcats have 27 home contests and feature 11 matchups against nationally-ranked opponents.

November 1, 2013
Bobcats Host Fourth Annual “Halloween on the Hill”
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – In a night filled with ghosts, goblins and ghouls, members of the Georgia College baseball and softball teams entertained the Milledgeville youth Wednesday night with the Fourth Annual Halloween on the Hill at John Kurtz Field.

October 24, 2013
GC Baseball Alumni Day Photo Gallery
Take a look at the photos from Georgia College Baseball Alumni Day Oct. 19!

October 21, 2013
Fourth Annual Halloween on the Hill Set for Oct. 30
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – With the holiday for ghosts and goblins quickly approaching, Georgia College baseball head coach Tom Carty would like to add second basemen and pitchers to the list of Halloween characters. The Bobcat baseball program is partnering up with GC Student Health Services for "Halloween on the Hill" Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

October 18, 2013
Bobcat Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Golf to Host Alumni Activities Saturday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball, soccer, softball and golf teams will host Alumni Day activities tomorrow, Oct. 19.

October 4, 2013
Former Bobcat Named to Can-Am League All-Star Team
DURHAM, N.C. – Former Georgia College lefty Alex Burkard (2007-2010) was named to the Can-Am League All-Star Team, the organization announced recently.

September 24, 2013
Georgia College Announces Faculty Associates for 2013-14
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College athletic department is pleased to announce the faculty associates for the 2013-14 academic year.

September 23, 2013
GC Baseball Set to Host Alumni Day Oct. 19
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College baseball team and head coach Tom Carty is set to host their annual Baseball Alumni Day Saturday, Oct. 19 at John Kurtz Field on West Campus.

August 26, 2013
Columbus State Takes Inaugural “Battle for the Pickle Barrel”
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Building a strong lead early, the Columbus State University Cougars held off a late rush by Georgia College Bobcats, winning the inaugural “Battle for the Pickle Barrel” rivalry competition between the two athletic departments.

August 23, 2013
Bobcat Baseball Prospect Camp Update
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program and head coach Tom Carty will host a pair of Prospect Camps for interested high school ballplayers Sept. 28 and Oct. 12.

August 21, 2013
Bobcat Athletics Puts 12 on D2 ADA Academic Achievement List
CLEVELAND – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) announced the 2012-13 recipients of the D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards Wednesday, with 12 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division 2 level.

August 19, 2013
Bobcat Baseball Wraps Up Summer League Play
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Members of the Georgia College baseball team wrapped up their summer league play, with a number of Bobcats having successful seasons.

August 18, 2013
Former Bobcat Signs with Schaumburg Boomers
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Former Georgia College pitcher Matt LaMothe (2012-13) recently inked a deal with the Schaumburg Boomers of the Independent Frontier League.

August 6, 2013
Georgia College Athletics Puts 96 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 96 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2012-13 academic year.