MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Highlighted by nine home matches, the Georgia College Volleyball program and head coach Gretchen Krumdieck released the 2019 GC Volleyball schedule Wednesday.
The Bobcats have 28 total regular-season matches this year, working as road warriors, with 19 coming away from the Centennial Center. The Bobcats will do battle with four teams that took spots in the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
The season starts at home, when GC will host the 2019 Bobcat Classic. Georgia College takes on Tusculum University Friday, Sept. 6 with a doubleheader of Limestone College and Lindenwood University Sept. 7.
Then comes a 17-match stretch away from home, including multiple neutral-site tournaments. One of these, a Peach Belt Conference (PBC)/South Atlantic Conference (SAC) Crossover, pits the Bobcats against NCAA Tourney Qualifier Lincoln Memorial University Oct. 11 in Tennessee. Also part of the 17-match run is the start of PBC play at Flagler College Oct. 5, and a PBC Tournament Title rematch between GC and Augusta University Oct. 22.
The first home conference bout is Friday, Oct. 25 against Francis Marion University. The Bobcats take on NCAA Tournament Qualifiers in Lander University, Augusta and PBC Regular-Season Champ USC Aiken twice each. The schedule comes to a close with the USCA squad, Nov. 16 for Senior Day in the Centennial Center.
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.