By Brian DeCandia, Sports Information Graduate Assistant
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s soccer team put four student-athletes on the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) All-Academic Team’s honorable mention list as announced by the conference Wednesday.
Sophomores Brittaney Borror (Evans, Ga.), Alex Knight (Loganville, Ga.), Taylor Yee (John’s Creek, Ga.) and Anna Barrow (St. Simons, Ga.) were named honorable mentions for the PBC All-Academic Team. Borror boasts a 3.50 GPA in pre-nursing, Knight has a 3.89 in exercise science, Yee recorded a 3.85 in pre-nursing and Barrow has a 3.30 in early childhood education.
To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team’s events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution. The PBC Sports Information Directors oversee and select the teams.
The Georgia College soccer program finished 5-14 (4-6 PBC) this season, with 11 of their 14 losses coming by one goal. Midfielder Karen Bonilla (2008-11) joined an elite club for the ‘Cats as a rare three-time All-PBC selection.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time 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/BobcatSports 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.