August 26, 2014

GC Soccer Ranked Sixth In PBC Preseason Poll

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By Molly Johnson, Sport Information Assistant

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced the Preseason Coaches Poll for women's soccer Tuesday, with Georgia College earning the sixth spot.

The Bobcats had a total of 76 points, almost 20 points more than seventh-ranked UNC Pembroke. The No. 1 position went to the PBC Tournament Champions Clayton State University, picking up 115 points to edge the regular season co-champions Columbus State University.

Georgia College had a third-place vote and four fifth-place votes en route to their 76 total points.

The Bobcats begin their 2014 campaign at Florida Southern College Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Their first home match will be during the annual Bobcat Shootout against the University North Alabama Friday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m.

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.