Virginia Balkcom
Virginia Balkcom
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.
High School: Starr's Mill
Major: Pre-Health Education

2008: Ran in three of the team's eight races ... Posted season-best 5k of 21:24 at the Mercer Run-Fit Invitational ... Ran unattached at the PBC Championships, taking 36th (22:46) ... Placed 52nd overall and third on the team at the NCAA Regional (26:06).

2007: Ran in three of the team's eight races, finishing in GCSU's top five twice ... Ran a season-best 5K of 21:10 at the Georgia Collegiate Championships ... PBC Presidential Scholar.

2006: Placed first for GCSU three out of six races her freshman year ... She finished with a season-best 20:09 in the 5K Peach Belt Conference Championships ... PBC Presidential Honor Roll.

High School: Graduated with honors from Starrs Mill High School in Fayetteville ... She won the Region 4-AAAAA cross country championship ... Was also the region champion in the 800 and 1600 track events.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Nancy Balkcom ... Sister of fellow Bobcat Sarah ... Born Jan. 28, 1988 ... Majoring in pre-health education ... She chose GCSU because liked the size of the campus.






Yr. Races Top 5k Top 6k
2008 3 21:24 26:06
2007 3 21:10 28:05
2006 5 20:09