November 25, 2008

Shaun Keaton Takes GCSU Athlete of the Week

by Chelsea Wilson, sports information student assistant

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - After a triple-digits 107-102 win over Fort Valley State University, senior Shaun Keaton (Albany, Ga.) takes the Georgia College & State University Athlete of the Week award. The award honors the top performance by a Bobcat during the week ending Nov 23.

Keaton scored big at "Blue Thunder" dropping four of eight three point shots during the first half and totaling 24 points overall. He also started out his season with six rebounds and six assists.

This was the first game of the Bobcats regular season and the fast-tempo-victory shows high hopes for the rest of the season.

The Bobcats hit the road this weekend traveling to Greenville, Tenn. for the Jameson Inn Classic hosted by Tusculum College. The first tip-off is against the Carson-Newman College Friday Nov. 28at 8 p.m. Saturday's faceoff is against the host Tusculum Pioneers at 4 p.m.

The GCSU Department of Athletics sponsors 10 NCAA Division II athletic programs over three seasons. 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. Follow the Bobcats and their positive impact on the Milledgeville community at www.gcsu.edu/bobcats.