2012 Men's Cross Country Headlines

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.

June 14, 2013
Laskey Chosen Capital One Academic All-District
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) recently announced the Academic All-District Teams for Track and Field and Cross Country, with Georgia College junior Philip Laskey (Marietta, Ga.) earning a spot on the District 3 squad.

June 5, 2013
Bobcat Cross Country Unveils 2013 Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College cross country teams and head coach Joe Samprone released its 2013 schedule Wednesday, with the annual Bobcat Invitational coming Friday, Sept. 13.

April 9, 2013
Former Bobcat Runner One of Two to Receive Statewide Science Conference Award
MILLEDGEVILE, Ga. - Former Georgia College men's cross-country runner Tyler Mattix (Snellville, Ga.) brought home an award from the Georgia Academy of Science Annual Conference. Mattix, along with fellow Bobcat senior Loribeth Berry, won best oral presentation in the earth science category.

March 1, 2013
Laskey and McNeil Lead Bobcats in Academic Excellence
NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia College men’s cross country team has been named a 2012 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II All-Academic Team. In addition to the honor for the team, Junior Philip Laskey (Marietta, Ga.) and freshman Paul McNeil (Dunwoody, Ga.) were both named USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic Honorees List.

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 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.

November 3, 2012
Men’s Cross Country Finishes Season at Regionals
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team made the trip to north to the NCAA Southeast Regional Race Saturday, Nov. 3 in Charlotte, N.C. The young Bobcat harriers came in 14th of 26 teams.

November 1, 2012
GC Hosts Third Annual Halloween on the Hill Event
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – In a night filled with ghosts, goblins and ghouls, members of the Georgia College baseball, softball and cross country teams entertained the Milledgeville youth Tuesday night with the Third Annual Halloween on the Hill at John Kurtz Field.

November 1, 2012
GC Cross Country Gears Up For Regionals
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College cross country will compete in the NCAA Southeast Regionals Saturday, Nov. 3 when they make the trip to Charlotte, N.C. The women’s team will run a 6K race, while the men will run a 10K.

October 24, 2012
Laskey Named to PBC All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Junior Philip Laskey (Marietta, Ga.) of the Georgia College cross country team was named to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) 2012 Men’s Cross Country All-Academic Team, the league announced Wednesday

October 20, 2012
GC Men Finish Sixth at Peach Belt Championship
MONTEVALLO, Ala. - The Georgia College men’s cross country team competed in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship Saturday, Oct. 20 in Montevallo, Ala., the young harriers finishing sixth out of the 10 teams.

October 18, 2012
Cross Country Prepares for Conference Championship Saturday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College cross country will head to Montevallo, Ala. to compete in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship Saturday, Oct. 20 on the campus of the University of Montevallo.

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 9, 2012
Laskey Races to Bobcat Athlete of the Week Award
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior Philip Laskey (Marietta, Ga.) of the men’s cross country team has been named the Bobcat Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the Augusta State University hosted Jaguar Invitational Oct. 5.

October 5, 2012
GC Men’s Cross Country Finishes Fourth in Jaguar Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team traveled to Augusta, Ga. Friday, Oct. 5 to compete in the 8K Jaguar Invitational, hosted by Augusta State University. The Bobcats took fourth out of 11 teams.

September 29, 2012
GC Men's Harriers Travel North to Compete in Roy Griak Invitational
MINNEAPOLIS -Georgia College men's cross country made their second long-distance trek for a race Saturday, Sept 29, this time to the University of Minnesota hosted Roy Griak Invitational. The Division II men' race was on an 8K course and consisted of 430 runners from 36 different schools, the Bobcats taking 33rd place.

September 18, 2012
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Both Make Regional Ranks
NEW ORLEANS – The first Southeast Region ranks for the 2012 season from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) were released Tuesday featuring both sides of the cross country program for Georgia College. Neither program was ranked in the preseason polls, but both jumped into the top-10 for the first in-season rankings.

September 15, 2012
Men’s Cross Country Continues to Improve, finishes Fifth
MACON, Ga. - The Georgia College men’s cross country team may have a lot of new faces for the 2012 season, but they’re quickly showing they have plenty of talent.

September 8, 2012
Bobcats Battle Weather and Finish Seventh
BRONX, N.Y. - Georgia College men’s cross country started its 2012 season Saturday morning as they competed in the Fordham Fiasco. The young Bobcat squad sent three freshmen out of five total runners, with the first four Bobcats finishing within one minute of each other.

August 31, 2012
First “Meet the Bobcats Night” of the School Year a Success
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The first “Meet the Bobcats Night” for the 2012-13 school year took place Tuesday night at Zaxby’s in Milledgeville, and was a highly-attended success.

August 30, 2012
Cross Country’s Bobcat Invitational Cancelled
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College’s home cross country event, the Bobcat Invitational, originally scheduled for Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the teams involved. No make up date will be scheduled.

August 29, 2012
Georgia College Men’s Cross Country To Kick Off Season Friday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College men’s cross country will kick off the 2012 season Friday, hosting the fourth annual Bobcat Invitational.

August 24, 2012
GC Athletics “The Prowl” Radio Show to Air Live Tuesday at Zaxby’s
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Athletic Department is teaming with Zaxby’s to host the “The Prowl” Radio show, a once-a-month look inside GC Athletics. The show will air on ESPN 1450AM and broadcast live Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. from Zaxby’s on North Columbia Street as part of the monthly “Meet the Bobcats Night” in the restaurant.

August 16, 2012
Georgia College Men’s Cross Country Picked Sixth
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia College Men’s Cross Country was selected to finish sixth in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Preseason Coaches poll released Thursday.

August 3, 2012
Former Bobcat Harrier Named SID and Cross Country Coach at West Virginia Tech
MONTGOMERY, W.Va. – Georgia College cross country alum Jason Hendrix was recently announced as the sports information director and men’s and women’s cross country coach at the NAIA’s West Virginia Tech.

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.