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.
This marks the sixth-consecutive week the Bobcats have been ranked in the region poll, after taking fifth place at the 2013 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championships Saturday.
Mount Olive College held on to the top spot in the region. Five PBC schools are now in the top-10, led by GRU Augusta, leaping from fourth. Columbus State University is fourth, with UNC Pembroke No. 6 and Flagler College listed No. 8.
The Bobcats will be back in action Saturday, Nov. 9 when they travel to Charlotte, N.C. to compete in the NCAA Southeast Regional.
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