Bobcat Athletics to Announce Women’s Basketball Head Coach Friday

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College & State University athletic department and director Wendell Staton will host a press conference Friday, April 30 at 10 a.m. to announce the sixth women’s basketball coach in program history. The event will be held in the Centennial Center on the main gym floor.

The Bobcats were Peach Belt Conference (PBC) West Division Champions in 2009-10, compiling a 21-8 record overall. The ninth 20-win season in program history, it was the seventh since the program joined the NCAA Division II and the PBC.

The Georgia College women’s basketball team is one of the most decorated in the southeast, winning a pair of PBC Championships and four PBC Tournament titles. The squad has also made six appearances in the NCAA Tournament, advancing to the Sweet 16 as recently as 2007.

The GCSU Department of Athletics, winners of the 2008-09 PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Georgia College 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. Sign up at Twitter.com username GCSUSID for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCSUBobcats.com to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame.