by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - After five consecutive victories, the Georgia College soccer team (7-3, 4-0 PBC) has moved up two spots in the NSCAA Southeast Regional Poll to No. 8.
The Bobcats are on a roll as they have won five-straight, including four Peach Belt Conference (PBC) victories, and taking down nationally-ranked opponents.
GC upset No. 8 Armstrong Atlantic State University 2-1 this past week and also defeated Clayton State University 4-1.
The ‘Cats are one of five Peach Belt teams in the regional rankings. AASU is No. 1 and Columbus State University is listed No. 2. North Georgia and UNC Pembroke are fourth and fifth, respectively.
Bobcat soccer squares off with No. 25 North Georgia this evening on the road at 5 p.m. Georgia College returns home Saturday, Oct. 16 against Flagler College in the final home game of the regular season for “Senior Day”.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, back-to-back winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 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 www.twitter.com/GCSUBobcats and www.facebook.com/gcbobcats 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.