2013-14 Men's Cross Country News

June 23, 2014
Bobcat Athletics Puts School-Record 130 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 130 Georgia College student-athletes making the list, a school record. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2013-14 academic year.

May 30, 2014
Bobcat Athletic Training Staffers Bring In GATA Awards
CALLAWAY GARDENS, Ga. – The Georgia Athletic Trainers’ Association (GATA) recently announced this year’s recipients of the Lori Mobley Groover Leadership Awards, with Georgia College graduate assistant Candace Bailey and student assistant Jayna Hunter among those receiving the honor.

May 28, 2014
Bobcat Cross Country Inks Six For 2014 Season
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College cross country program, head coach Joe Samprone and assistant coach Steven Cary are proud to announce the addition of six new runners for the upcoming season, four women harriers and two on the men’s side.

May 1, 2014
GC Cross Country Ran “Lap-A-Thon” Fundraiser Monday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College cross country program ran its first “Lap-A-Thon” fundraiser Monday, and donations are still being accepted.

March 5, 2014
Men's Cross Country Receives USTFCCCA Scholar Awards
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team recently received All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

November 9, 2013
Men’s Cross Country Finishes Eighth at Regionals
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team ended their season Saturday, Nov. 9 with an eighth place finish out of 28 teams at the NCAA Southeast Regionals in Charlotte, N.C.

November 6, 2013
GC Cross Country Gears Up for NCAA Regionals
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College cross country team will travel to Charlotte, N.C. Saturday, Nov. 9 to compete in the NCAA Southeast Regionals. The women will run their third 6K race of the season, while the men will face their first 10K race.

November 1, 2013
GC Athletics “The Prowl” Radio Show to Air Live Tuesday at Zaxby’s
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Athletic Department is teaming up with Zaxby’s to host the third-straight year of the “The Prowl” Radio show, a once-a-month look inside GC Athletics. As part of the monthly “Meet the Bobcats Night” in the restaurant, the show will air on ESPN 1450AM and broadcast live Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. from Zaxby’s on North Columbia Street.

October 31, 2013
Bobcat Men’s Cross Country Lands Three on All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Men's Cross Country All-Academic Team Tuesday, with Georgia College's James Ryden (Atlanta), Paul McNeil (Dunwoody, Ga.) and Michael Ziegler (Grayson, Ga.) all earning slots.

October 30, 2013
Bobcat Men Take Ninth Spot in Region
NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia College men’s cross country team climbed one spot in the United States Track and Field and Cross County Association (USTFCCCA) Southeast Region Poll. The Bobcats are listed ninth in the most recent poll, released Tuesday.

October 26, 2013
Bobcat Men Take Fifth at PBC Championship
AMERICUS, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team competed in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship Saturday in Americus, Ga., placing fifth out of 10 teams. Sophomore Michael Warrick (Marietta, Ga.) came one second from the Bobcats’ 8K record in today’s action.

October 25, 2013
Cross Country Prepares for PBC Championship
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Both the Georgia College men’s and women’s cross country teams will travel to Americus, Ga. Saturday, Oct. 26 to compete in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championships on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University.

October 16, 2013
Men’s Cross Country Remains in Region Poll
NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its regional poll Tuesday, and the Bobcat men dropped three spots to 10th.

October 15, 2013
McNeil Picked Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Sophomore Paul McNeil (Dunwoody, Ga.) of the Georgia College cross country team was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending Oct. 13. This marks McNeil’s first honor this season, but the fourth for the men’s cross country team.

October 12, 2013
Bobcat Men Take Second, McNeil First at Captain Chris Invite
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Led by a race win from sophomore Paul McNeil (Dunwoody, Ga.) the Georgia College men’s cross country team took second Saturday at the Captain Chris Invitational, hosted by Christopher Newport University.

October 8, 2013
Turner Takes Home Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Sophomore Trevor Turner (Snellville, Ga.) of the Georgia College men’s cross country team was named the Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending Oct. 6. This marks Turner’s first honor this season, but the third for the men’s cross country team.

October 8, 2013
No Movement in Men’s Cross Country Region Poll
NEW ORLEANS – The United Sates Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its regional poll Tuesday, and the top-10 in the Men’s Cross Country Southeast Region all remained the same.

October 4, 2013
Turner, Bobcat Men Take Championships at Bridgestone-Pacer Invite
AIKEN, S.C. – Sophomore Trevor Turner’s (Snellville, Ga.) individual title paced the Georgia College men’s cross country team to the team championship Friday at the Bridgestone-Pacer Invitational, hosted by USC Aiken. The victory marks back-to-back wins for GC men’s cross country.

October 1, 2013
Men’s Cross Country Poll Moves Up in Regional GC
NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its latest regional poll Tuesday, with the Bobcat men moving up one spot to seventh in the Southeast Region.

September 25, 2013
GC Men’s Cross Country Remains Eighth in Region Poll
NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its regional poll Tuesday, with the Georgia College men holding tight in the eighth position in the Southeast Region.

September 24, 2013
Georgia College Announces Faculty Associates for 2013-14
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College athletic department is pleased to announce the faculty associates for the 2013-14 academic year.

September 24, 2013
Ryden the Back-to-Back Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Sophomore James Ryden (Atlanta) of the Georgia College cross country team, was once again named Bobcat Athlete of the Week, this time for the week ending Sept. 22. This marks back-to-back honors for Ryden and GC men's cross country this season.

September 21, 2013
GC Men’s Cross Country, Ryden Win Pop Crowell Invitational
WENHAM, Mass. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team totaled just 25 points en route to the team championship at the 42nd Annual Pop Crowell Invitational Saturday at Gordon College (Mass.).

September 18, 2013
Ryden Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Sophomore James Ryden (Atlanta) of the Georgia College cross country team, was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sept. 18. This marks the first such honor for Ryden and GC men’s cross country this season.

September 18, 2013
GC Men’s Cross Country Cracks Region Ranks
NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently released the national and regional rankings for cross country, with the Georgia College men’s team positioned eighth in the Southeast Region.

September 14, 2013
GC Men Take First at Bobcat Invitational
MILLEDGEVILE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team placed first out of six in their lone home event of the year, the Bobcat Invitational. The 8K race took place Friday, Sept. 13.

September 12, 2013
GC Cross Country to Host Bobcat Invitational Friday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Head coach Joe Samprone and the Georgia College cross country programs are excited to welcome six quality cross country programs to the West Campus Cross Country Course for the Bobcat Invitational Friday, Sept. 13.

September 7, 2013
GC Men’s XC Places Fourth in GSW Remembrance Run
AMERICUS, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s cross country team opened up the 2013 season at the GSW Remembrance Run, placing fourth out of nine teams. The event was hosted by Georgia Southwestern State University.

August 26, 2013
Columbus State Takes Inaugural “Battle for the Pickle Barrel”
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Building a strong lead early, the Columbus State University Cougars held off a late rush by Georgia College Bobcats, winning the inaugural “Battle for the Pickle Barrel” rivalry competition between the two athletic departments.

August 13, 2013
GC Men’s Cross Country Slotted Seventh in PBC Preseason Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced the men’s cross country preseason poll Monday, with Georgia College taking the seventh slot.

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.

August 5, 2013
GC Cross Country Adds Seven New Runners
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Coming off of a strong year for Georgia College cross country teams, head coach Joe Samprone has announced the addition of seven young harriers for the fall. Two women and five men join the teams for the 2013 season.