GC Softball Announces Spring Tournament at Eckerd College

GC Softball Announces Spring Tournament at Eckerd College


by Brian DeCandia, Sports Information Graduate Assistant

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College softball program has added six more games to the 2011-12 schedule by participating in the Eckerd College Spring Invitational Feb. 10-12.

Georgia College will open up with Nova Southeastern State University Friday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m., followed by a matchup with the host team Eckerd at 7:30 p.m. The Bobcats will play two Saturday against the University of Tampa and Florida Tech at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The Bobcats will finish out the tournament Sunday morning against Barry University at 9 a.m. and then Saint Leo University at 11:30 a.m.

Tournament Champion will be decided by the following categories (in order): win/loss record, head-to-head competition, fewest runs allowed, runs scored and if all else fails, a coin flip

Softball hosts their season-opening tournament, the Bobcat Bash, starting with a doubleheader against Queens College Saturday, Feb. 4 at 1 p.m.

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.