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.
Sunday's game will show off promotions from two groups of Georgia College's Sports Marketing Class, adding a "Bark at the Park" day, teaming with "Have a Heart, Save a Life" animal shelter. Also, after the doubleheader is completed, all youngsters ages 14 and under can run the bases at John Kurtz Field.
First pitch at John Kurtz Field on Georgia College's West Campus comes at 1 p.m. Sunday.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 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 @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.