CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) announced the 2016-17 recipients of the D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards Wednesday, with 51 Georgia College student-athletes making the list, tops among Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools. The Academic Achievement Awards program recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Annual Sodexo Bobcat Classic Golf Tournament, one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for Georgia College athletics, is right around the corner, Monday, Sept. 25 at Harbor Club on Lake Oconee in Greensboro.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Sunbelt League (SBL) announced its 2017 All-Star Game rosters, with Georgia College rising junior Brooks Luther (Dallas) appearing as a member of the pitching staff for the Western Division All-Stars.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released its ABCA/Rawlings Division II All-America Baseball team Tuesday, with Georgia College’s Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia) and Cal Gentry (Perry, Georgia) both earning spots on the three-team list.
MARSHALL, Minn. – The Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Baseball team was announced Friday, with Georgia College’s Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia) and Cal Gentry (Perry, Georgia) both earning spots on the three-team list.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) was the first of the three organizations to announce its Division II Baseball All-America teams Thursday, with Georgia College senior shortstop Brandon Benson (Loganville) earning a spot on the first team.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released the Rawlings/ABCA Division II All-Southeast Region teams Wednesday, featuring three student-athletes from Georgia College, including Southeast Region Player of the Year Brandon Benson (Loganville, Georgia).