2011-12 News Releases

  • Georgia College Athletics Puts 80 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    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.
  • Daily Bobcat Athletics Sports Camps Feature: Softball
    June 01, 2012
    Daily Bobcat Athletics Sports Camps Feature: Softball MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball program and head coach Jamie Grodecki are excited to host two summer youth camp sessions, one in June and one in July.
  • Okvist Represents GC Softball on NFCA All-American Team
    May 17, 2012
    Okvist Represents GC Softball on NFCA All-American Team STARKVILLE, Miss. – Sophomore Whitney Okvist (Kennesaw, Ga.) of the Georgia College softball team took the year’s highest honor, as she was recently named National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) First Team All-American.
  • GC Softball’s Duvall Named Capital One Academic All-District
    May 16, 2012
    GC Softball’s Duvall Named Capital One Academic All-District MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Having been already named to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) All-Academic Team, Georgia College softball’s senior utility Caitlin Duvall (Douglasville, Ga.) added another honor recently, being named Capital One Academic All-District.
  • GC Softball’s Duvall Named PBC All-Academic
    May 14, 2012
    GC Softball’s Duvall Named PBC All-Academic AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced the PBC Softball All-Academic Team recently, with Georgia College senior utility Caitlin Duvall (Douglasville, Ga.) earning a spot.
  • GC Softball’s Burnett, Okvist Chosen to NFCA All-Region
    May 14, 2012
    GC Softball’s Burnett, Okvist Chosen to NFCA All-Region STARKVILLE, Miss. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently announced the 2012 All-Southeast Region Teams, with two Georgia College softball players earning a spot on the list.
  • Burnett, Okvist, Martin Take spots on Daktronics All-Region Teams
    May 10, 2012
    Burnett, Okvist, Martin Take spots on Daktronics All-Region Teams MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball team (25-24) put three players on the Daktronics All-Southeast Region Teams, the organization announced Monday. Outfielder Whitney Okvist (Kennesaw, Ga.) and designated player Haley Burnett (Columbus, Ga.) earned First Team honors, while Kelsea Martin (Dacula, Ga.) was on the Second Team at utility.
  • Burnett and Okvist Finish Record-Breaking Season
    April 25, 2012
    Burnett and Okvist Finish Record-Breaking Season MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Two Georgia College softball student-athletes have made their marks on GC and Peach Belt Conference (PBC) history this season.
  • GC Softball’s Season Ends in 7-6 Heartbreaker
    April 21, 2012
    GC Softball’s Season Ends in 7-6 Heartbreaker COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 7-seed Georgia College softball squad (25-24) suffered a devastating loss in the first round of the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament against the No. 2-seed North Georgia Saints (44-7) Saturday afternoon, 7-6.
  • GC Softball Puts Three on PBC All-Conference Team
    April 20, 2012
    GC Softball Puts Three on PBC All-Conference Team COLUMBUS, Ga. – Three Georgia College softball (25-23, 9-11 PBC) student-athletes got the nod for All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) honors as announced by the conference Friday night at the PBC’s year-end banquet in Columbus.
  • PBC Softball Tournament Bracket Released
    April 20, 2012
    PBC Softball Tournament Bracket Released COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Georgia College softball team (25-23, 9-11 PBC) garnered the No.7 seed in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament as released by the conference Thursday night.
  • Bobcats Swept by Cougars in Regular-Season Finale, 3-1 and 11-3
    April 17, 2012
    Bobcats Swept by Cougars in Regular-Season Finale, 3-1 and 11-3 COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Georgia College softball team (25-23, 9-11 PBC) finished off their 2012 regular season slate with a pair of loses to Columbus State University (36-18, 11-9 PBC), dropping the first game 3-1 before an 11-3 loss in the nightcap.
  • Okvist’s Walk-off Aids GC to Sweep Over Lander, 4-0 and 4-3
    April 13, 2012
    Okvist’s Walk-off Aids GC to Sweep Over Lander, 4-0 and 4-3 MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball squad (25-21, 9-9 PBC) swept the Lander University Bearcats (26-24, 4-14 PBC) Friday afternoon on Senior Day at the Peeler Complex to clinch a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) playoff berth, 4-0 and 4-3.
  • Bobcat Softball Announce “Seniors Day on Senior Day”
    April 11, 2012
    Bobcat Softball Announce “Seniors Day on Senior Day” MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball program (23-21, 7-9 PBC) is proud to announce that “Seniors Day on Senior Day” will be Friday, April 13 as the Bobcats look to defeat Lander University at the Peeler Complex a doubleheader set to start at 3 p.m.
  • Bobcats Swept by #13 Saints, 2-1 and 9-1
    April 10, 2012
    Bobcats Swept by #13 Saints, 2-1 and 9-1 DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Georgia College softball team (23-21, 7-9 PBC) dropped a pair of Peach Belt Conference (PBC) contests to No. 13 North Georgia (35-7, 9-3 PBC) Tuesday afternoon. The Bobcats fell 2-1 in the first game and faltered in the second 9-1.
  • Okvist and Burnett Make Noise in Record Books
    April 10, 2012
    Okvist and Burnett Make Noise in Record Books MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Two Georgia College softball (23-19, 7-7 PBC) student-athletes have made their marks on GC and Peach Belt Conference (PBC) history this season.
  • Bobcat Softball Rescheduled Against Columbus State
    April 05, 2012
    Bobcat Softball Rescheduled Against Columbus State MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball’s (23-19, 7-7 PBC) originally scheduled doubleheader against the Columbus State Cougars (26-16, 5-7 PBC) has been rescheduled due to the incoming weather. Both games have been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 17 beginning at 3 p.m.
  • GC Softball’s Okvist Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
    April 03, 2012
    GC Softball’s Okvist Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Sophomore outfielder Whitney Okvist (Kennesaw, Ga.) of the Georgia College softball team (23-19, 7-7 PBC) was named the most recent Bobcat Athlete of the Week for her performance during the week ending April 1.
  • Bobcats Split at Eagles, Lose 16-8 and Win 3-0
    March 28, 2012
    Bobcats Split at Eagles, Lose 16-8 and Win 3-0 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Georgia College softball squad (23-19) split in a non-conference matchup at the Carson-Newman College Eagles (22-16) Wednesday afternoon, losing the first 18-6 and taking the second 3-0.
  • Okvist Grabs Another School Record, GC Sweeps Young Harris
    March 27, 2012
    Okvist Grabs Another School Record, GC Sweeps Young Harris YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Georgia College softball squad (22-18) bounced back from a five-game slide and swept the Young Harris College Mountain Lions (18-16) Tuesday afternoon, 6-3 and 16-2.
  • Bobcats Drop 10 Inning Heartbreaker in Game One, Swept by Pacers, 3-2 and 5-1
    March 25, 2012
    Bobcats Drop 10 Inning Heartbreaker in Game One, Swept by Pacers, 3-2 and 5-1 MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball squad (20-18, 7-7 PBC) fell to the USC Aiken Pacers (17-9, 6-4 PBC) in a doubleheader sweep Sunday afternoon at the Peeler Complex, 3-2 and 5-1.
  • Bobcats Swept by #16 Pirates, 6-4 and 9-1
    March 21, 2012
    Bobcats Swept by #16 Pirates, 6-4 and 9-1 SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Georgia College softball team (20-16, 7-5 PBC) was swept for the first time in Peach Belt Conference (PBC) play this season, losing 6-4 and 9-1 at No. 16 Armstrong (29-8, 5-1 PBC) Wednesday night.
  • Bobcats Split with Braves, Finish 2-2 After Weekend Road Trip
    March 18, 2012
    Bobcats Split with Braves, Finish 2-2 After Weekend Road Trip PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Georgia College softball team (20-14, 7-3 PBC) split another pair of Peach Belt Conference (PBC) tilts, winning 4-2 in the first and then losing in the second 9-1 at UNC Pembroke (14-17, 3-3 PBC) Sunday afternoon.
  • GC Softball Splits at ASU, Burnett Tosses Shutout
    March 17, 2012
    GC Softball Splits at ASU, Burnett Tosses Shutout AUGUSTA, Ga. – Senior righthander Haley Burnett (Columbus, Ga.) continues to have a resurgence in the ring for her final season for Georgia College softball (19-13, 6-2 PBC), shutting out Augusta State University (23-7, 6-2 PBC) Saturday to help the Bobcats earn a doubleheader split. ASU won game one 6-0 before the 3-0 GC victory.
  • Bobcats Split with Saints, Walk-off Wild Pitch in Game Two
    March 15, 2012
    Bobcats Split with Saints, Walk-off Wild Pitch in Game Two MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball team (18-12, 5-1 PBC) split with the Flagler College Saints (25-10, 4-4 PBC) at the Peeler Complex Sunday afternoon, following a 2-0 loss with a 4-3 win in eight innings.
  • Bell Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
    March 13, 2012
    Bell Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Freshman Erica Bell (Fayetteville, Ga.) of the Georgia College softball team was named the most recent Bobcat Athlete of the Week. This marks the first such honor this season for Bell and Bobcat softball.
  • Bellantoni’s Walk-Off Keeps GC Perfect in the PBC Sweeping the Hurricanes 9-5, 3-2
    March 11, 2012
    Bellantoni’s Walk-Off Keeps GC Perfect in the PBC Sweeping the Hurricanes 9-5, 3-2 MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball squad (17-11. 4-0 PBC) swept the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes (12-12, 0-2 PBC) at the Peeler Complex Sunday afternoon, 9-5 and 3-2. The Bobcats start 4-0 in conference for the first time since 2003, when they started 6-0 in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC).
  • Okvist Swipes Record, Bobcats Sweep Lynn 9-3 and 7-1
    March 08, 2012
    Okvist Swipes Record, Bobcats Sweep Lynn 9-3 and 7-1 MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball team (15-11) out-dueled the Lynn University Fighting Knights (1-23) at the Peeler Complex Thursday night, taking both games 9-3 and 7-1.
  • Bobcats Split with Pioneers in Pitching Duel
    March 07, 2012
    Bobcats Split with Pioneers in Pitching Duel MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball squad (13-11) split a pair of tight ones against Tusculum College (16-9) at the Peeler Complex Wednesday night, losing 2-1 in the first and winning 2-1 in the second.
  • Bobcats Calm the Storm, Sweep Tornados 7-3, 6-5
    March 02, 2012
    Bobcats Calm the Storm, Sweep Tornados 7-3, 6-5 MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball squad (12-10, 2-0 PBC) swept the Brevard College Tornados (7-7) at the Peeler Complex Friday night, 7-3, 6-5. The two victories push the Bobcats over .500 for the first time this season.
  • GC Softball Sweeps Francis Marion in Tight Contests, 7-6 and 3-2
    February 26, 2012
    GC Softball Sweeps Francis Marion in Tight Contests, 7-6 and 3-2 MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball squad (10-10, 2-0 PBC) started the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) season in the best possible way, sweeping Francis Marion University (11-7, 2-2 PBC) 7-6 and 3-2 Sunday at the Peeler Complex.
  • Bobcats Split Doubleheader with West Georgia
    February 22, 2012
    Bobcats Split Doubleheader with West Georgia MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball squad (8-10) split with the University of West Georgia Wolves (4-4) Wednesday night, losing the first 7-3 and taking the second 5-2.
  • Day Three of Charger Chillout Washed Out
    February 19, 2012
    Day Three of Charger Chillout Washed Out DECATUR, Ala. - The third day of the 2012 Charger Chillout has officially been cancelled due to inclement weather in the area.
  • Bobcats Thump Tritons, Drop Heartbreaker to Tars
    February 18, 2012
    Bobcats Thump Tritons, Drop Heartbreaker to Tars DECATUR, Ala. – The Georgia College (7-9) offense erupted for 23 hits and 14 runs in two games Saturday afternoon at the 2012 Charger Chillout, dropping the Tritons of the University of Missouri-St. Louis (1-2) 9-1 in five innings after a heartbreaking 6-5 extra inning loss to No. 11 Rollins College (7-3).
  • Softball Doubleheader to Start at Noon Sunday
    February 18, 2012
    Softball Doubleheader to Start at Noon Sunday DECATUR, Ala. - The Bobcats originally scheduled doubleheader beginning at 9 a.m. CST has been pushed back to 12 p.m. CST.
  • Bobcats Split Opening Day at Charger Chillout
    February 17, 2012
    Bobcats Split Opening Day at Charger Chillout DECATUR, Ala. – The Georgia College softball team (6-8) was at each end of some late-inning heroics Friday afternoon at the 2012 Charger Chillout, winning their opening game over Maryville University (0-1) 7-3 before dropping a close 2-1 ballgame against Southern Indiana University (2-0).
  • Burnett and Bell Stifle Knights, Bobcats Sweep Doubleheader
    February 15, 2012
    Burnett and Bell Stifle Knights, Bobcats Sweep Doubleheader MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball team (5-7) used a pair of stellar pitching performances from senior Haley Burnett (Columbus, Ga.) and freshman Erica Bell (Fayetteville, Ga.) to sweep the Saint Andrews University Knights (4-8) Wednesday afternoon at the Peeler Complex. The duo held the Knights scoreless en route to 2-0 and 10-0 victories, respectively.
  • Bobcat Softball Splits Final Day of Eckerd Invite
    February 12, 2012
    Bobcat Softball Splits Final Day of Eckerd Invite ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Georgia College softball team (3-7) split action in the Eckerd College Spring Invitational Sunday, rebounding from a 7-3 loss to Barry University (7-2) to overtake Saint Leo University (5-4) by the same score.
  • Bobcat Softball Drops Two Tough Ones at Eckerd Tourney
    February 11, 2012
    Bobcat Softball Drops Two Tough Ones at Eckerd Tourney ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Georgia College softball squad (2-6) lost a pair of games at the Eckerd College Spring Invitational Saturday. GC fell 5-4 in nine innings to No. 19 University of Tampa, and added a 6-2 loss to Florida Tech.
  • Bobcat Softball Splits Day One of Eckerd Tournament
    February 10, 2012
    Bobcat Softball Splits Day One of Eckerd Tournament MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Playing its first road contests of the 2012 season, the Georgia College softball squad (2-4) split day one of action at the Eckerd College Spring Invitational Saturday. The Bobcats lost to Nova Southeastern University (3-4) 4-0, then rebounded with a 9-5 win over the host school Eckerd College (2-1).
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