GC Women’s Basketball Gets Votes for Seventh-Consecutive Week in Top 25
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by Mark Jagord, sports information assistant
LILBURN, Ga. – The Georgia College women's basketball team has received votes for the seventh-consecutive week in the USA TODAY Sports Division II Top-25 Coaches' Poll. The Bobcats dropped their only contest last week at Columbus State University.
Georgia College (13-5, 6-5 PBC) received three votes in the Week 10 Poll released today. Three other Peach Belt Conference (PBC) teams also received votes. The University of North Georgia is ranked No. 20, while Clayton State University and Young Harris College received 10 and two votes, respectively.
In the last game against the Cougars, two Bobcats moved into three Georgia College all-time top-10 categories. Senior Abby Slocumb (Suwanee, Ga.) is now No. 2 in blocks with 95. Junior Shanteona Keys (Roswell, Ga.) is No. 10 in points with 1,129 and tied at No. 10 in threes with 125. The Bobcats host the University of Montevallo Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m.
The USA TODAY Sports board of coaches is made up of 33 head coaches at Division II institutions and they are all members of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCBobcats.com for more information, and to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GC Athletics Hall of Fame.