GCSU Women’s Hoops to Host Free Youth Clinic

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College & State University women's basketball program will host a free youth basketball clinic Saturday, Jan. 3 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Centennial Center. 

The clinic is free and open to all boys and girls age 6-to-10 years old. The Georgia College coaching staff of head coach John Carrick, assistant Maurice Smith and graduate assistant Natasha Stotler will operate the clinic with a combined 32 years of coaching experience, assisted by the current Bobcat players.

"We're very excited to have the area youth in for this basketball clinic," said Smith. "We all hope that through this session, local youngsters can have fun and develop their skills at the same time."

Kids attending the event will also receive $1 off admission to that evening's women's basketball game against Valdosta State University, as well as a $1 off coupon at the concession stand. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

The Bobcats are 2-3 in the early going this season, with their three losses coming by an average of four points per game.

The Bobcats are back in action Monday, Dec. 29 at 7 p.m., hosting No. 25 Wingate University in game two of the Craig Massee Real Estate Classic.

Visit www.GCSU.edu/Bobcats to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame. The GCSU Department of Athletics sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. 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.