2012-13 News Releases

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.

July 2, 2013
Albright With Alternate Status, Solid Finishes
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Incoming freshman Georgia College golfer Conner Albright (Macon, Ga.) recently landed a second alternate spot at a Georgia Amateur Qualifier.

July 1, 2013
Bobcat Golfer Earns Alternate Status
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College golfer Ryan Trocchio (Norcross, Ga.) recently landed a first alternate spot at a Southeastern Amateur Qualifier.

June 18, 2013
Bobcat Golf Keeps Top-25 National Rankings
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College golf program and head coach Jimmy Wilson kept national top-25 rankings in the final lists posted during the 2012-13 season. The Bobcats ranked No. 16 in the GolfStat.com Head-to-Head Rankings, also owning the No. 22 slot in the GolfWorld/Nike Golf Division II Coaches Poll.

June 12, 2013
Bobcat Athletics Finishes in Top-100 of Division II Standings
INDIANAPOLIS – The Georgia College department of athletics finished in the top-100 of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings this season, taking 86th in postseason finishes among 255 NCAA Division II schools.

June 10, 2013
Monte Chosen to PBC All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia College rising senior Victor Monte (Chantilly, Va.) was named to the Peach Belt Conference Men’s Golf All-Academic Team, the conference office announced recently.

June 6, 2013
Bobcat Golfer Wins State Am Qualifier
GREENSBORO, Ga. – Georgia College golf rising senior Bryan Fox (Roswell, Ga.) earned medalist honors at the State Amateur Qualifier at Great Waters Tuesday.

May 28, 2013
#16 Bobcat Golf Adds Three for 2013-14 Season
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 16 Georgia College golf team and head coach Jimmy Wilson have announced the addition of three players to its fall 2013 roster. Harrison Stewart (Roswell, Ga.), Conner Albright (Macon, Ga.) and David Hemann (Evans, Ga.) all enter the upcoming season as freshmen for the Bobcats.

May 8, 2013
#18 GC Golf Closes Season at NCAA SuperRegional, Finishes Ninth
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The No. 18 Georgia College golf team slipped beneath the cut for the NCAA Finals on the third and final day of action at the NCAA South/Southeast SuperRegional, finishing in ninth place with a three-round score of 35-over par.

May 7, 2013
#17 GC Golf Moves to Third after Two Rounds of NCAA SuperRegional
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The No. 17 Georgia College golf team put together another blistering set of scores to edge up one spot Tuesday at the 2013 NCAA South/Southeast SuperRegional. The Bobcats now stand in third place at 10-over par.

May 6, 2013
#17 GC Golf Fourth After First Round of NCAA SuperRegional
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – With a great first round of three-over par, the No. 17 Georgia College golf team is positioned fourth Monday after round one of three at the NCAA South/Southeast SuperRegional.

May 3, 2013
#17 GC Golf Gears up for NCAA SuperRegional
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – For the 16th straight season, the No. 17 Georgia College golf team has qualified for the NCAA South/Southeast SuperRegional. Held at the par-72, 6,928-yard El Campeon golf course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., the tournament is set for May 6-8.

April 26, 2013
#17 Bobcat Golf Earns NCAA SuperRegional Bid
INDIANAPOLIS – For the 16th straight season, the No. 17 Georgia College golf team has advanced to NCAA postseason play, earning an at-large bid to the NCAA South/Southeast SuperRegional, as the national office released the field of 80 teams and 32 individuals Friday.

April 21, 2013
#14 Bobcats Finish Sixth at PBC Championship
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The No. 14 Georgia College golf team posted a 303 in the final round of the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament Sunday. The final round 303 was combined with first and second round scores of 301 and 293 for a 33-over par finish for the Bobcats, placing sixth.

April 20, 2013
#14 GC Golf Fifth at PBC Championship Day One
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The No. 14 Georgia College golf squad finds itself fifth after two of three rounds of the 2013 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championships at the Callaway Gardens Mountain View course. The Bobcats posted rounds of 301 and 293 for 18-over par, just five strokes out of the top three.

April 19, 2013
GC Golf Remains Top-15 in National Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s golf team is ranked in the top-15 in the latest GolfStat Men’s NCAA Head-to-Head and Golf World/Nike Golf Division II College Coaches’rankings. In the latest Golfstat Men’s NCAA Head-to-Head Rankings the Bobcats are No. 14, while they are listed No. 15 in the Nike Golf Coaches’ Poll.

April 19, 2013
Smith, Garrett Earn Spots on All-PBC Team
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its annual year-end awards for men’s golf Friday night, with Georgia College golfers Taylor Smith (Mansfield, Ga.) and Patrick Garrett (Kennesaw, Ga.) taking slots on the All-PBC teams.

April 18, 2013
#14 Bobcat Golf Preparing for 2013 PBC Championships
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 14 Georgia College golf squad looks to improve on last year’s success at the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament, as they prepare to head to Pine Mountain, Ga. April 20-21.

April 16, 2013
GC Golf Maintains No. 4 Spot in Latest NCAA Regional Rankings
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – After a week of rest, the Georgia College golf team stayed put in the No. 4 slot in the Division II Regional Golf Rankings. GC Golf is a member of the Southeast Region.

April 5, 2013
GC Golf Ranked #4 in Southeast Region
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College golf team currently holds the No. 4 spot in the newly released NCAA Regional Golf Rankings. The GC golf team currently sits at the No. 4 position in the Southeast region of Division II.

April 2, 2013
GC Golf Holds On To Top 15 Ranking In Both National Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College golf team maintained their No. 11 ranking in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf Division II Coaches’ Poll and fell two spots to No. 14 in the Golfstat Men’s NCAA Head-to-Head Rankings.

March 26, 2013
Fox Leads #13 Bobcats to Eighth Place at Bearcat Invite
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Senior Taylor Smith (Mansfield, Ga.) and junior Bryan Fox (Roswell, Ga.) each shot even 72s for the final day of action at the 2013 Bearcat Invitational, lifting No. 13 Georgia College four slots to take eighth place Tuesday.

March 25, 2013
#13 Bobcat Golf 12th After Two Rounds of Bearcat Invite
GREENWOOD, S.C. – With junior Bryan Fox (Roswell, Ga.) positioned in the top-20, the No. 13 Georgia College golf squad stands 12th among 17 teams Monday after the first two rounds of the 2013 Bearcat Invitational, hosted by Lander University.

March 19, 2013
Taylor Posts Low Round, No. 11 Bobcats Take 11th at Bobcat Invitational
EATONTON, Ga. – Senior Taylor Smith (Mansfield, Ga.) posted the lowest score of any individual in the final round, helping the No. 11 Georgia College golf squad jump two spots to take 11th place at team’s home tournament, the 2013 Bobcat Invitational.

March 18, 2013
#11 Bobcat Golf 13th After Day One of Bobcat Invite
EATONTON, Ga. – The No. 11 Georgia College golf squad battled rainy weather and one of the toughest fields in Division II golf Monday, placing 13th after two rounds of the team’s home tournament, the Bobcat Invitational.

March 16, 2013
#11 GC Golf to Host Bobcat Invitational March 18-19
EATONTON, Ga.- The Georgia College golf team and head coach Jimmy Wilson will host the Bobcat Invitational beginning March 18. The tournament annually features one of the toughest Division II fields in the southeast and will be played at Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee.

March 12, 2013
#12 GC Golf Holds on to Fourth Place Finish at Southeastern Collegiate
VALDOSTA, Ga. – With a final round of 304 on Tuesday, the No. 12 Georgia College golf team finished fourth at the Southeastern Collegiate in Valdosta, Ga. The 304 was combined with round one and two scores of 294 and 298 to give the Bobcats a tournament total of a plus-32 896.

March 11, 2013
#12 GC Golf Fourth After Two Rounds at Southeastern Collegiate
VALDOSTA, Ga. - The No. 12 Georgia College golf team finished the first two rounds of the 2013 First Federal Southeastern Collegiate in fourth place with a total two-round score of 592 (plus-16).

March 5, 2013
GC Golf Earns National Ranking in Latest Polls
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College golf team earned a No. 11 ranking in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches’ Association of America (GCAA) Division II National Poll and No. 12 in the Golfstat Head-to-Head Rankings.

February 26, 2013
Rain Washes Out Pirate Invitational for #12 GC Golf
SAVANNAH, Ga. – After the first round of the 2013 Pirate Invitational was cut short by rain Monday, no teams took to the course on Tuesday.

February 25, 2013
Rain Suspends Play for #12 GC Golf at 2013 Pirate Invitational
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The 2013 Pirate Invitational was cut short by rain Monday, with no teams able to finish the first round.

February 12, 2013
No. 14 GC Golf Opens 2013 With Eighth Place Finish at Matlock Invitational
LAKELAND, Fla. – The No. 14 Georgia College golf team shot a final round 285 Tuesday, finishing plus-22 in a tie for eighth place at the Matlock Invitational, hosted by No. 4 Florida Southern College (FSC). The final round 285 was the third -best score of the round, and was combined with rounds of 304 and 297 from Monday.

February 11, 2013
#14 GC Golf 12th After Two Rounds of Matlock Invitational
LAKELAND, Fla. – When play finished on Monday evening, the No. 14 Georgia College golf team found themselves in 12th place of the 15-team field at the Matlock Invitational, hosted by No. 4 Florida Southern College.

February 8, 2013
#14 GC GOLF TAKES TO THE COURSE in 2013
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 14 Georgia College golf program begins the 2013 spring schedule Monday, Feb. 11 at the Matlock Invitational in Lakeland, Fla. The two-day tournament will conclude the following day.

January 14, 2013
GC Golf’s Smith, Trocchio Compete in Patriot All-America
LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. – When 82 of collegiate golf’s reigning All-Americans converged on the Wigwam Resort Gold Course Dec. 29, Georgia College’s Taylor Smith (Mansfield, Ga.) and Ryan Trocchio (Norcross, Ga.) were among the historic field at the 2012 Patriot All-America.

January 12, 2013
GC Golf to Host Meet The Bobcats Night Tuesday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The fifth installation of “The Prowl” will hit the airwaves Tuesday, Jan. 15 from 5-to-6 p.m. on ESPN 1450AM. This month will feature the Georgia College men’s golf team, broadcast live from Zaxby’s on North Columbia Street as part of the monthly “Meet the Bobcats Night".

December 4, 2012
Bobcat Golf Holds Spots Among Nation’s Best
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College golf team held spots in the final national rankings of the fall, positioned No. 11 in the GolfWorld/Nike Golf Division II Coaches Poll, while taking No. 14 in the GolfStat Division II Head-to-Head Rankings.

December 3, 2012
Eleven Bobcat Student-Athletes Honored at Georgia College Scholarship Banquet
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College recently held its annual scholarship awards banquet, with 11 Bobcat student-athletes pulling in the athletic department’s annual endowed scholarships.

November 28, 2012
GC Golf Adds Lambert to 2013 Class
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College golf team officially added Harry Lambert (Suwanee, Ga.) to its 2013 class last week. Lambert hails from Lambert High School in Suwanee.

November 7, 2012
Garrett Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEGEVILLE, Ga. –Senior Patrick Garrett (Kennesaw, Ga.) of the No.14 Georgia College golf team was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending Nov. 4

November 6, 2012
#14 GC Golf’s Garrett Named Golfer of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Senior Patrick Garrett (Kennesaw, Ga.) of the No. 14 Georgia College golf team was named the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Golfer of the Week, the conference office announced recently. It marks the first time a Bobcat golfer has pulled in the award this season.

November 5, 2012
Georgia College Announces SAAC Members for 2012-13
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) gives voice to all student-athletes at GC through the influences of the 21 coach-nominated student-athletes.

October 30, 2012
Garrett Second as #16 GC Golf Finishes Ninth at McDonough Cup
ORLANDO, Fla. – Senior All-American Patrick Garrett (Kennesaw, Ga.) battled a tough field of 93 solid golfers, falling in a playoff Tuesday for individual medalist honors at the 2012 McDonough Cup, hosted by Rollins College. The No. 16 Georgia College golf team took ninth in the 18 team tourney.

October 29, 2012
#16 Bobcat Golf Sixth at McDonough Cup Day One
ORLANDO, Fla. – Senior Patrick Garrett (Kennesaw, Ga.) owns a share of seventh place, leading the No. 16 Georgia College golf team to sixth place at the 2012 McDonough Cup Monday. The teams played two rounds of the three-round tournament, hosted by Rollins College.

October 11, 2012
Georgia College Athletics Named #22 in NCSA Power Rankings
CHICAGO – Georgia College was recently honored by NCSA Athletic Recruiting, ranked 22nd among NCAA Division II universities in the 10th Annual NCSA Collegiate Power Rankings.

October 11, 2012
Third 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, Bobcat softball, golf and cross country for "Halloween on the Hill" Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m.

October 2, 2012
#8 Bobcat Golf Takes Fourth at Aflac/Cougar Invite
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Recording around 27 holes of golf Tuesday, the No. 8 Georgia College golf team took fourth place among 16 teams at the Aflac/Cougar Invitational, hosted by Columbus State University.

October 1, 2012
#8 Bobcat Golf Fourth at Aflac/Cougar Invite Day One
COLUMBUS, Ga. – In a rain-shortened first day, the No. 8 Georgia College golf team shot a first-round 296 at the 2012 Aflac/Cougar Invitational, good for 12-over par and fourth place.

September 21, 2012
Bobcat Athlete of the Week Interview - Taylor Smith

September 18, 2012
#8 GC Golf Finishes Sixth at Kiawah Island Invitational
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The No. 8 Georgia College golf squad rode senior Taylor Smith’s (Mansfield, Ga.) top-20 position to a sixth place finish as a team Tuesday at the Kiawah Island Invitational, hosted by USC Aiken.

September 18, 2012
Smith Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Taylor Smith (Mansfield, Ga.) of the No. 8 Georgia College golf team was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for his efforts during the week ending Sept. 16.

September 17, 2012
#8 GC Golf Fifth at Kiawah Island Day One
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – No. 8 Georgia College had four golfers within a stroke of par and stand tied for fifth at plus-three after Monday’s round one at the Kiawah Island Invitational, hosted by USC Aiken.

September 11, 2012
#8 Bobcat Golf Takes Second at Raines Intercollegiate
FLORENCE, S.C. – No. 8 Georgia College golf shot a final-round 284 Tuesday at the Raines Development Intercollegiate, leapfrogging to second place at the largely-Division I tournament hosted by Francis Marion University.

September 10, 2012
#8 GC Golf Third at Raines Intercollegiate Day One
FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 8 Georgia College golf team started the fall season on the right foot Monday, positioned third after two rounds of the Raines Development Group Intercollegiate, hosted by Francis Marion University.

September 5, 2012
#8 Bobcat Golf Starts Season Monday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 8 Georgia College golf squad kicks off the 2012-13 season Monday, Sept. 10 at the Raines Development Group Intercollegiate, hosted by Francis Marion University.

August 31, 2012
Bobcat Golf Chosen Preseason National #8
NEW YORK – The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) recently released its Golf World/NikeGolf Preseason National Rankings for Division II, with the Georgia College squad holding down the No. 8 position.

August 10, 2012
Georgia College Golf Announces 2012-13 Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College golf program and head coach Jimmy Wilson announced the Bobcats’ 2012 golf schedule Friday. The schedule includes nine regular season tournaments. The Bobcats will travel to three different states during the regular season and could make it four should they advance to the NCAA Championship in Hershey, Pa.

July 31, 2012
GC Golf Puts Two on All-America Scholars List
NORMAN, Okla. – The Georgia College golf team put two student-athletes on the 2012 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars list, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced recently. Rising seniors Patrick Garrett (Kennesaw, Ga.) and Taylor Smith (Mansfield, Ga.) both earned spots on the list.

July 12, 2012
Georgia College’s Trocchio Named to National All-Freshman Team
SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. – Georgia College rookie Ryan Trocchio (Norcross, Ga.) added to his hardware from an outstanding freshman season, being named to the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Division II All-Freshman Team.

June 20, 2012
#11 GC Golf’s Garrett, Smith, Trocchio Named All-American
NORMAN, Okla. – The honors keep coming in for the outstanding season No. 11 Georgia College golf just finished up, as juniors Patrick Garrett (Kennesaw, Ga.) and Taylor Smith (Mansfield, Ga.) and freshman Ryan Trocchio (Norcross, Ga.) were named to the Division II Ping All-American teams.

June 19, 2012
Georgia College Athletics Puts 80 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 80 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2011-12 academic year.

June 19, 2012
Georgia College Athletics Puts 80 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 80 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2011-12 academic year.