2014-15 GC Women's Basketball News

December 20, 2014
Upchurch’s Career-High Leads Bobcats to PBC Win, 64-46
PEMBROKE, N.C. – Junior guard Kayla Upchurch (Alpharetta, Georgia) exploded for 21 points, leading Georgia College women’s basketball (5-4, 1-1 PBC) to its first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) win of the season 64-46 Saturday at UNC Pembroke (1-8, 0-3 PBC).

December 17, 2014
GC Women's Basketball Starts PBC Play at USC Aiken Wednesday
GC Women’s Basketball (4-3) travels to USC Aiken (4-5) for both teams’ Peach Belt Conference (PBC) opener Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 5:30 p.m.

December 17, 2014
GC Women’s Hoops Drops PBC Opener at USC Aiken, 56-51
AIKEN, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (4-4, 0-1 PBC) dropped its first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) contest of the season 56-51 Wednesday at USC Aiken (5-5, 1-0 PBC).

December 16, 2014
Keys Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Shanteona Keys (Roswell) of the Georgia College women’s basketball team (4-3) was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending Dec. 14, the sports information office announced Tuesday.

December 13, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Downed by Trojans, 79-67
ANDERSON, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (4-3) got down early in the second half and could not come back, falling 79-67 to the Trojans of Anderson University (6-1) Saturday at the Abney Athletic Center.

December 12, 2014
Keys to be Honored Again at Peach of an Athlete Role Model Banquet
ATLANTA – For the second-straight season, senior guard Shanteona Keys (Roswell) will be honored as a nominee at the 31st Annual Peach of an Athlete (POA) Role Model Banquet March 24, at the Cobb Energy Centre.

December 6, 2014
Senior Spark Lifts Bobcats 64-58 Over Fort Valley
FORT VALLEY, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (4-2) battled back from a small three-point deficit at halftime to take a 64-58 victory at Fort Valley State University (1-9) Saturday at the HPE Arena.

December 3, 2014
Keys Nominated For the 2015 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team
INDIANAPOLIS – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and Allstate Insurance Company has announced the 93 nominees for the 2015 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team with Shanteona Keys (Roswell, Georgia) making the list.

November 25, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Basketball Takes Home Opener, 64-62
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (3-2) did what no other team has done this season, handing the University of West Georgia (4-1) its first loss of the 2014-15 campaign Tuesday night. The Bobcats won their first game in the Centennial Center this year, and are now 4-1 in their last five home openers.

November 22, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Goes 2-0 at Nighthawk Classic
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (2-2) closed out their trip to the University of North Georgia with a 71-65 win over Stillman College (0-4) in the Nighthawk Classic Saturday.

November 21, 2014
Record-Setting Day for Keys in Big Win Over Tuskegee
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball squad (1-2) pounced on Tuskegee University (0-2) Friday in the opening game of the Nighthawk Classic hosted by the University of North Georgia, 91-65. Senior Shanteona Keys (Roswell) now owns NCAA-era scoring record for Georgia College.

November 19, 2014
GC Provides Another Year of Text Alerts Through ScoreTRAX
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – In an effort to give Bobcat fans the most up-to-date information on Georgia College Athletics, the GC Sports Information Department announces ScoreTRAX mobile alerts for the 2014-15 season.

November 15, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Closes Out Tampa Classic With a Loss
TAMPA, Fla. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (0-2) closed out their opening weekend at the Tampa Classic falling to the preseason frontrunner of the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) the University of Tampa (2-0) 60-38 Saturday.

November 14, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Drops Season Opener to Florida Southern, 75-67
TAMPA, Fla. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (0-1) kicked off its season this afternoon in a battle against Florida Southern College (1-0). It was a back-and-forth battle but the Bobcats could not maintain a lead as they fell 75-67.

November 10, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball to Host “Meet the Bobcats” Tuesday at Zaxby’s
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women's basketball team is set to host "Meet the Bobcats" Tuesday night at Zaxby's, including the on-location sports radio show, "The Prowl".

November 8, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Basketball Hangs Tough With Clemson
CLEMSON, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (0-0) fought hard with Division I and ACC member Clemson University (0-0) Saturday in an exhibition game, before falling by a score of 68-56 to the Tigers.

November 6, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Set to Host “Meet the Bobcats” Night Tuesday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women's basketball team is set to host "Meet the Bobcats" night at Zaxby's, including the on-location sports radio show, "The Prowl".

October 30, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Ranked #2 in Preseason Conference Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College Women’s Basketball team was ranked No. 2 in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the conference office released Thursday. The Bobcats will be coming back after an 18-11 season in 2013 that included a strong finish in the PBC Tournament.

October 28, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Lands Two on Preseason All-Conference Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced the women’s basketball Preseason All-PBC Team, with seniors Shanteona Keys (Roswell) and Enisha Donley (Loganville) snatching two of the five spots on the squad.

October 14, 2014
GC Athletics Helps out at Fundraiser for Local Youth
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s basketball teams helped out and had a little fun in the process recently in raising money to support Kayden Moore, a local youth battling cancer.

October 8, 2014
GC Women’s Hoops Gives Back
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The entire Georgia College women’s basketball team and head coach Maurice Smith recently participated in the Art Healthy Festival on Sept. 6.

October 7, 2014
GC Basketball Players Reach Out to Students of The Early Learning Center
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Members of he Georgia College basketball team shared their knowledge of sports and health with the students at the Early Learning Center last month. The players taught the fundamental skills of basketball, and emphasized the importance of exercise, teamwork, attitude and following directions.

September 29, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Coach Smith to Speak at Conference
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball head coach Maurice Smith has been invited to speak at the “Best Pre-Season Basketball Clinic” hosted by the Minority Coaches Association of Georgia (MCAofGA).

September 3, 2014
Bobcat Basketball's Keys Featured in Web Profile
GC Women's Basketball's Shanteona Keys was featured in the Georgia College Student-Athlete of the Month profile!

August 28, 2014
GC Women’s Basketball Announces 2014-15 Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team and head coach Maurice Smith are excited to unveil the 2014-15 Bobcat women’s basketball schedule.

August 13, 2014
GC Women’s Hoops Inks McGriff
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball program and head coach Maurice Smith have announced the recent signing of Alyah McGriff.

July 29, 2014
Keys Featured in Champion Magazine
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College women’s basketball senior Shanteona Keys (Roswell, Ga.) was recently invited to speak with NCAA President Mark Emmert on behalf of the Division II SAAC.

July 21, 2014
GC Basketball to Host Pee Wee Camp July 28-Aug. 1
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Pee Wee Basketball Camp is set for July 28-to-Aug. 1 in the Centennial Center.

July 16, 2014
Slocumb Joins Bobcat Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball program and head coach Maurice Smith are proud to announce the addition of former player Abby Slocumb as graduate assistant coach.

July 14, 2014
Bobcat Coaches to Speak at GISA Coaches Clinic
ST. SIMON’S ISLAND, Ga. – The Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) is set to hold the 2014 GISA Coaches Clinic, with Georgia College assistant coaches on the schedule as guest speakers. GC Men’s Basketball assistant coach Mark Gainous and GC Women’s Basketball assistant coach Toby Wagoner will join the clinic July 16 and 17.

June 23, 2014
Bobcat Athletics Puts School-Record 130 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 130 Georgia College student-athletes making the list, a school record. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2013-14 academic year.