2013-14 News

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.

June 4, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Finishes Season #27 in the Nation
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final national and regional ranking lists of the 2013-14 season, with Georgia College women’s tennis taking the No. 27 slot in the country.

May 30, 2014
Bobcat Athletic Training Staffers Bring In GATA Awards
CALLAWAY GARDENS, Ga. – The Georgia Athletic Trainers’ Association (GATA) recently announced this year’s recipients of the Lori Mobley Groover Leadership Awards, with Georgia College graduate assistant Candace Bailey and student assistant Jayna Hunter among those receiving the honor.

May 16, 2014
Marevic Named to PBC Tennis All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its PBC All-Academic Team for women’s tennis Thursday, with Georgia College senior Ivana Marevic (Rottweil, Germany) earning a spot on the 12-member squad.

May 6, 2014
Polk Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Freshman Macy Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) of the No. 29 Georgia College women’s tennis team (19-8) was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for her efforts during the week ending May 4. This marks the second such honor for both Polk and Bobcat women’s tennis this season.

May 5, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Falls in Region Final, 5-0
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Taking on a National top-10 team on its court, the No. 6-seed Georgia College women’s tennis team’s (19-7) upset bid fell short in the NCAA Southeast Region #2 final Monday at No. 2-seed Columbus State University (20-4), 5-0.

May 4, 2014
Bobcat Women Pick up NCAA Tournament Win, 5-1
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 6-seed Georgia College women’s tennis team (19-7) upset No. 3-seed Flagler College (16-5) 5-1 Sunday to open up the NCAA Southeast Regional #2 for the Bobcats.

May 1, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Maintains Top-30 Rank
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its most recent National Rankings Wednesday, with Georgia College women’s tennis (18-7) pulling in the No. 29-slot.

April 30, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Starts NCAA Regional Sunday
INDIANAPOLIS – The Georgia College women’s tennis team (18-7) picked up the No. 6-seed in the NCAA Division II Southeast Region, and will face No. 3-seed Flagler College (16-4) in the first round of the NCAA Southeast Region Tournament #2 Sunday, May 4 at noon.

April 29, 2014
Division II Regional Selection Shows Tonight for Men’s and Women’s Tennis
INDIANAPOLIS - The 2014 NCAA Championship Selection Shows for men’s and women’s tennis will be tonight. The Bobcats hope to be featured in these shows, which can be viewed at NCAA.com.

April 28, 2014
Women’s Tennis Ranked Fifth in Region Poll
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its most region rankings last week, with Georgia College Women’s Tennis taking the fifth slot in the Southeast Region.

April 24, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Slotted Sixth in NCAA Region Poll
INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released the most recent edition of the NCAA Division II Women’s Regional Rankings Wednesday, with Georgia College positioned sixth. These rankings are used to determine the at-large teams to the NCAA Regional Tournaments, slotted for May 3-6.

April 18, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Takes Fifth at PBC Tournament
FLORENCE, S.C. – With a sweep of singles action, the No. 5-seed Georgia College women’s tennis team (18-7) took fifth place in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament, beating No. 6-seed Lander University (16-7), 5-1.

April 17, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Gets Backdraw Victory over USC Aiken, 5-0
FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 5-seed Georgia College women’s tennis team (17-7) rebounded from a Thursday morning loss in a big way, shutting out No. 8-seed USC Aiken (13-10) 5-0 in the backdraw of the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Tennis Tournament.

April 17, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Drops PBC Tournament Opener to FMU, 5-4
FLORENCE, S.C. – The score couldn’t have gotten tighter, as No. 5-seed Georgia College women’s tennis (16-7) was edged by No. 4-seed Francis Marion University (14-5) 5-4 Wednesday in the opening round of the 2014 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament.

April 16, 2014
Georgia College Puts Three on All-PBC Tennis Teams
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) held its annual year-end tennis awards banquet Wednesday kicking off PBC Tournament action tomorrow, with three Georgia College tennis players earning All-PBC honors for their efforts this season.

April 16, 2014
Polk Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Freshman Macy Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) of the Georgia College women’s tennis team was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week, after her incredible performance during the week ending April 13.

April 16, 2014
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Starts PBC Tournament with Host Francis Marion
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced the 2014 Women’s Tennis Tournament bracket, set to run Thursday, April 17 through Saturday, April 19 in Florence, S.C. The Georgia College women, seeded No. 5 in the tournament, are scheduled to play the Francis Marion University Patriots, seeded No. 4, Thursday at 8 a.m.

April 13, 2014
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Finishes Regular Season with 6-1 over #40 Lander
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (16-6, 9-4 PBC) finished with a 9-1 record at home, completing the regular season with a 6-1 victory over No. 40 Lander University (15-5, 8-5 PBC) at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

April 12, 2014
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Takes Out USC Aiken, 5-1
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – With a sweep of three matches in singles action, the No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (15-6, 8-4 PBC) beat USC Aiken (13-7, 6-6 PBC) 5-1 Saturday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

April 10, 2014
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Records 10th Shutout this Season
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (14-6, 7-4 PBC) ran the table on Young Harris College (2-15, 0-11 PBC) 9-0 Thursday, the Bobcats posting their 10th shutout of the season.

April 9, 2014
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Blanked by #2 Armstrong
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (13-6, 6-4 PBC) ran into a buzzsaw in the form of Defending National Champion No. 2 Armstrong Atlantic State University (18-1, 11-0 PBC) Wednesday, a shutout loss for the Bobcats.

April 6, 2014
#26 Bobcat Women Edged at #30 Francis Marion, 5-3
FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (13-5, 6-3 PBC) dug a hole in doubles action it couldn’t recover, falling eventually to No. 30 Francis Marion University (12-3, 8-2 PBC) 5-3 Sunday.

April 5, 2014
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Shuts Out UNC Pembroke, 9-0
PEMBROKE, N.C. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (13-4, 6-2 PBC) posted its ninth shutout of the season Saturday, this time blanking UNC Pembroke (10-8, 2-8 PBC) on the road.

March 30, 2014
#26 Bobcat Women Clip Nighthawks, 9-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (12-4, 4-2 PBC) tallied its sixth-straight home victory Sunday, shutting out the University of North Georgia (8-6, 2-5 PBC) 9-0 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

March 28, 2014
GC Tennis Match Cancelled Friday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis doubleheader scheduled for Friday, March 28 between the Bobcats and the University of West Alabama has been cancelled due to rain.

March 28, 2014
Bobcat Women's Tennis Listed 26th in the Nation
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its most recent national team rankings Wednesday, with Georgia College Women’s Tennis taking No. 26 in the nation.

March 27, 2014
GC Tennis Adds Women’s Contest, Changes Start Time Friday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program has added a women’s match and changed the start time for the matches with the University of West Alabama set for Friday, March 28 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

March 26, 2014
#27 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Tackles One of NAIA’s Best, 6-3
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 27 Georgia College women’s tennis team (11-4) nearly swept singles action in a victory over NAIA powerhouse Brenau University (8-7), 6-3 Wednesday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

March 24, 2014
Bobcat Tennis, Golf Set for “Meet the Bobcats” Nights Next Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Next week, two of Georgia College’s nationally ranked spring sports programs will host “Meet the Bobcats” nights at Zaxby’s, including the on-location Bobcat sports radio show, “The Prowl”. GC tennis will host their evening Monday, March 31 from 5-8 p.m., while the Bobcat golfers will take over Wednesday, April 2 at the same time.

March 22, 2014
#27 Georgia College Women Outlast #43 GRU Augusta, 6-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The No. 27 Georgia College women’s tennis team (10-4, 3-2 PBC) picked up its 10th win of the season Saturday, taking down No. 43 GRU Augusta (8-5, 3-3 PBC) 6-3 on the road.

March 19, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Listed Fourth in Region
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its most recent region rankings Wednesday, with Georgia College Women’s Tennis taking No. 4 in the Southeast Region.

March 19, 2014
#27 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Blanks Tuskegee, 9-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 27 Georgia College women’s tennis team (9-4) picked up its sixth shutout of the season Wednesday, traveling to Tuskegee University (3-10) for a 9-0 victory.

March 18, 2014
#27 GC Women’s Tennis Splits with Two Top-50 Teams
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 27 Georgia College women’s tennis team (8-4) defeated No. 42 University of Central Oklahoma (7-5) in the morning, before dropping to No. 7 University of West Florida (10-4) in the afternoon. The Bobcats took the opening match 5-0 before falling 5-1 in the matinee at the Skeeter Carson Tennis Complex.

March 17, 2014
Members of Bobcat Nation Tapped for Phi Kappa Phi
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College community recently recognized new members to Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective honor society for all academic disciplines. Eight people affiliated with the Bobcat Athletic Department were tapped for this honor.

March 17, 2014
#27 GC Women’s Tennis Reschedules #42 Central Oklahoma Match for Doubleheader Tomorrow
PENSACOLA, Fla. – After postponing matches both Sunday and today, the No. 27 Georgia College women's tennis match with No. 42 University of Central Oklahoma has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 18 at 9 a.m.

March 16, 2014
#27 GC Women’s Tennis Postpones Match with #42 Central Oklahoma
PENSACOLA, Fla. – With a full day of rain in the area, the No. 27 Georgia College women’s tennis match with No. 42 University of Central Oklahoma has been postponed to Monday morning.

March 14, 2014
#27 GC Women’s Tennis Blanks Ferris State
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Featuring five straight-set singles victories, the No. 27 Georgia College women’s tennis team (7-3) picked up a solid shutout Friday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility over Ferris State University (8-16). Of the team’s seven wins this season, five have come by shutout.

March 12, 2014
#27 GC Tennis’ Polk Named PBC Player of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its most recent Tennis Players of the Week Wednesday, with No. 27 Georgia College tennis (6-3, 2-2 PBC) freshman Cristalei Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) winning the women’s weekly award.

March 9, 2014
#27 GC Women’s Tennis Beats Clayton State, 6-3
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College freshman Macy Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) picked up two victories for the No. 27 Bobcat women’s tennis team (6-3, 3-2 PBC) helping lead her squad past No. 49 Clayton State University (1-11, 0-6 PBC) 6-3 Sunday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

March 8, 2014
#27 GC Women’s Tennis Edges Montevallo, 5-4
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Getting the clinching win from sophomore Katie Krupp (Evans, Ga.), the No. 27 Georgia College women’s tennis team (5-3, 2-2 PBC) snuck past the University of Montevallo (5-3, 2-2 PBC) 5-4 Saturday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

March 4, 2014
Bobcat Tennis at Armstrong Wednesday Postponed, Again
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Once again, the Georgia College tennis matches at Armstrong Atlantic State University have been postponed. With bad weather coming to the Savannah, Ga. area tomorrow, the doubleheader has been pushed back to April.

March 2, 2014
#27 GC Women’s Tennis Defeated by Flagler Saints, 6-3
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 27 Georgia College Bobcats (4-3, 1-2 PBC) fought until the end against the Flagler College Saints (2-2, 1-1 PBC), but fell short 6-3 in their attempt Sunday at the Centennial Center.

February 24, 2014
#34 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Posts Fourth Shutout
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 34 Georgia College women’s tennis team (4-2) has shut out every opponent it has beaten this season, this time blanking Albany State University (0-3) in non-conference action 9-0 Monday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

February 23, 2014
#34 GC Women’s Tennis Team Falls to #5 Columbus State, 8-1
COLUMBUS, Ga. - The No. 34 Georgia College women's tennis team (3-2, 1-1 PBC) tried to extend its Peach Belt Conference (PBC) win streak with a second road-match within a 24-hour period, but the Bobcats fell to undefeated No. 5 Columbus State University (5-0, 3-0 PBC), 8-1 Sunday at the Mary V. Blackmon Center.

February 22, 2014
#34 GC Women’s Tennis Makes Short Work of GSW, 9-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Without dropping a single set on the day, the No. 34 Georgia College women’s tennis team (3-1, 1-0 PBC) started its Peach Belt Conference (PBC) season off of the right foot, shutting out Georgia Southwestern State University (2-4, 0-2 PBC) Saturday on the road.

February 16, 2014
#34 GC Women’s Tennis Blanks Clark Atlanta, 9-0
ATLANTA – The No. 34 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (2-1) posted its second shutout of the young season, taking down Clark Atlanta University (1-5) Sunday on the road, 9-0.

February 8, 2014
#34 GC Women’s Tennis Drops Road Match at #16 Valdosta State, 8-1
VALDOSTA, Ga. – The No. 34 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (1-1) managed a win at second doubles and took three singles matches to the distance, but fell for the first time this season at No. 16 Valdosta State University (1-0), 8-1 Saturday.

February 7, 2014
#34 GC Women’s Tennis Opens with 9-0 Win at FVSU
FORT VALLEY, Ga. – The No. 34 Georgia College women’s tennis team (1-0) started off the 2014 season on the right foot, a 9-0 shutout win at Fort Valley State University (0-1) Friday afternoon.

February 4, 2014
Weather Makes Changes to Tennis, Softball Schedules
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Rain today, and projected on the weekend has forced some schedule changes for Georgia College women’s tennis and softball.

February 3, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Kicks Off Season Tuesday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team kicks off their spring season Tuesday, Feb. 4 at Fort Valley State University. The Bobcats will start off this season ranked No. 34 in the nation, improving four spots from last year.

January 7, 2014
#34 GC Women’s Tennis Releases Spring Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.- The No. 34 Georgia College women’s tennis team and head coach Steve Barsby have announced the team’s 2014 spring schedule, featuring nine nationally-ranked opponents and 11 home matches.

December 10, 2013
Bobcat Tennis Teams Host Milledgeville Open for Make-A-Wish
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis teams recently held the 2013 Milledgeville Open and were successful in generating over $5,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

December 2, 2013
Four Bobcats, Women’s Tennis Honored by ITA
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team and four individuals were honored recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) in the organization’s year-end academic awards.

November 18, 2013
GC Women’s Tennis Ranked 34th in Nation
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) 2013-14 Women’s Division II Preseason Rankings were released Nov. 11 and the Georgia College women were ranked No. 34 in the nation. The Bobcats improved four spots from where they finished a year ago.

September 28, 2013
Polk Shines, Bobcats Battle on Second Day of ITA Regionals
SUMTER, SC. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team saw an increase in competitive level Saturday at the ITA Fall Regional Championships in Sumter, S.C. Freshman Macy Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) provided a bright spot, knocking off the number two seed in day two action.

September 27, 2013
GC Women’s Tennis Begins Play at ITA Regional Championships
SUMTER, SC. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team opened up the ITA Fall Regional Championships Friday in Sumter, SC. The championships are a four-day event with only the first round of doubles and first two of singles being played Friday.

September 24, 2013
Georgia College Announces Faculty Associates for 2013-14
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College athletic department is pleased to announce the faculty associates for the 2013-14 academic year.

September 21, 2013
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Nets Pair of Singles Titles at GC Fall Championships
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College women’s tennis freshmen Macy and Cristalei Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) both had a great start to their collegiate careers, each getting a singles championship and a doubles title at the 2013 GC Women’s Fall Championships Saturday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

September 20, 2013
GC Women’s Tennis Picks Up Wins at Home Tournament
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team kicked off its fall season Friday in the GC Women’s Fall Championships at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility. Players from Wingate University, Lander University and UNC Pembroke came to Milledgeville to play in bracketed singles and round robin doubles action.

September 19, 2013
Bobcat Tennis to Host GC Women’s Fall Championships
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team will get its fall season started Friday, Sept. 20 as they host the GC Women’s Fall Championships at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

August 26, 2013
Columbus State Takes Inaugural “Battle for the Pickle Barrel”
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Building a strong lead early, the Columbus State University Cougars held off a late rush by Georgia College Bobcats, winning the inaugural “Battle for the Pickle Barrel” rivalry competition between the two athletic departments.

August 21, 2013
Bobcat Athletics Puts 12 on D2 ADA Academic Achievement List
CLEVELAND – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) announced the 2012-13 recipients of the D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards Wednesday, with 12 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division 2 level.

August 20, 2013
GC Tennis Lands on ITA All-Academic Team
SKILLMAN, NJ. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its All-Academic Teams and Scholar Athletes for the 2013 season, which featured four of the Georgia College women’s tennis players, Michelle Lingner, May Johnson, Ivana Marevic (Rottweil, Germany) and Sarah Murray (Alpharetta, Ga.).

August 10, 2013
Bobcat Tennis Adds Two for Coaching Staff
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis programs and head coach Steve Barsby announced the addition of recent graduates Wictor Andersson and Kayla Barksdale to return as assistant coaches.

August 6, 2013
Georgia College Athletics Puts 96 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 96 Georgia College student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2012-13 academic year.