by Josh Tanner, sports information student
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – For the first time in program history, the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Baseball Tournament is heading to Milledgeville and John Kurtz Field.
The PBC recently announced Georgia College as the host for the 2020 conference championship, held most recently at Flagler College. The postseason tournament, which features the top eight teams in regular season conference play, is set for May 10-12.
“Bobcat Baseball is honored to host our 2020 Peach Belt Championship at John Kurtz Field,” says head coach Jason Eller. “The 33 conference games this season will be the most in the history of our league and to celebrate the top eight seeds will bring thrilling playoff baseball to Milledgeville and our beautiful campus at Georgia College.”
Georgia College has seen consistent success in the PBC Tournament in recent years, winning four of the past seven tournaments, including two of the last three.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup and the 2017 PBC Sportsmanship Institution of the Year, 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 GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.