MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Women's Basketball program and head coach Ross Jolly have released the 2019-20 schedule, with 13 chances to catch the Bobcats at home.
The season starts on the road at a Conference Challenge Tournament, hosted by No. 22 Anderson University. Georgia College will take on the host squad Nov. 8 at 3:30 p.m., then battle Wingate University Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m.
The home opener is Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 5:30 p.m., when the Albany State University Golden Rams invade the Centennial Center. Another highlight of the fall is inviting back former Bobcat Veronica Ryan (2017) who is now a member of the University of West Alabama coaching staff. Ryan's Tigers come to Milledgeville Thursday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m.
Peach Belt Conference (PBC) play opens at UNC Pembroke Dec. 15, with the first home conference bout being against former Bobcat head coach Maurice Smith, who took the reigns at Flagler College this summer. The Bobcats battle Smith's Saints in the Centennial Center Dec. 19.
Homecoming is set for Saturday, Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. against Defending PBC Champion and national No. 15 University of North Georgia, and Senior Day will be Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m. against Lander University.
The Bobcats went 10-19 last season, falling in the Quarterfinals of the PBC Tournament. The leading returning scorer is junior Keyonna Wesley (Pearson) at 6.6 points per contest, who will be flanked by sophomore Harper Vick (Marietta).
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner 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.