AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College student-athletes attended the Eighth Annual Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Women in Athletics Seminar on Thursday, Jan. 26.
The PBC hosted the event, which featured a discussion and question and answer session with a group of nine panelists. These women represented several different levels of collegiate and professional sports.
Bobcat representatives included Millie York (Hove, England), Shawnda Martin (Calhoun), Cassidy Rice (Du Quoin, Illinois), Caroline Snider (Tennille), Veronica Ryan (Clearwater, Florida), along with head soccer coach Hope Clark and assistant coach Abby Dalton.
“The PBC women in athletics seminar was a great experience for our student-athletes and staff,” said Clark, “The outstanding panel of speakers provided insight on many different career paths in athletics and solid takeaways that will be useful as they transition into their career objectives. I know that our student-athletes enjoyed the seminar, as well as, the networking opportunities.”
Following the discussion, the group of over 130 female student-athletes was addressed by keynote speaker Alexis Brudnicki, award-winning baseball writer.
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