by Brian DeCandia, sports information graduate assistant
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team and head coach Maurice Smith are pleased to announce the release of the 2010-11 schedule. It features two teams in the top-25, both of which are from the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) in the Women’s Division II Bulletin Preseason Top 25.
The Georgia College women’s basketball team broke-out during the 2009-10 season recording their first 20-win season in three years at 22-6. The Bobcats went on to win the PBC West Division, tallying a 13-4 conference record.
The Bobcats look to start the new season with a mixture of new and returning players from last year’s team.
Georgia College kicks off the 2010-11 season at Division I Mercer University in an exhibition, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m.
The ‘Cats first home stint starts against USC Aiken Nov. 17 at 5:30 p.m. Georgia College then plays their first conference game against No. 8 Lander University on Dec. 4 at 1:30 p.m.
The Bobcats start a four-game conference home stand on Jan. 8 hosting No. 25 Clayton State University at 1:30 p.m. They also host Georgia Southwestern University, Armstrong Atlantic and Flagler College.
The Bobcats next challenge is when they travel to No. 25 Clayton State on Feb. 5 at 1:30 p.m. The Bobcats close out their home season on Senior Day against Columbus State University on Feb. 19 at 1:30 p.m.
Georgia College wraps up their season at conference foe North Georgia on Feb. 26 at 1:30 p.m.
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