Bobcat Cross Country Announces Fall Schedule

2019 Georgia College Cross Country

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – With five regular-season races, highlighted by the Bobcat Invitational Oct. 12, the Georgia College Cross Country program and interim head coach Matt Sutton have announced the 2019 Fall Schedule for the Bobcats.

The season starts Friday, Aug. 30 in the JSU Strut’s Season Opener, hosted by Division I Jacksonville State University.

September’s three-race schedule starts in North Carolina, as the Bobcats get a sneak peek at the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tourney site at UNC Pembroke. The UNCP Braves Twilight is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 6 in Lumberton, North Carolina.

The Bobcats take on another Division I field at the Mountain Dew Invitational Sept. 14, hosted by the University of Florida, then head to Queens University for the Queen City Invite Sept. 27.

October begins with the 2019 Bobcat Invitational at the Council Farm Course on Council McCrainie Road, Saturday, Oct. 12.

Postseason play comes in the form of the PBC Championship in Lumberton, North Carolina Saturday, Oct. 26. The NCAA Southeast Regional is set for Saturday, Nov. 9 at Wingate University.

The Bobcats return two former All-PBC Runners on each side, with seniors Collin Silliman (Douglasville) and Shawn Olmstead (Buford) on the men’s half and Sydney Brown (Canton) and Tessa Allen (Atlanta) for the women. GC finished fourth in the conference on both the men’s and women’s races in 2018.

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