PBC Preseason Poll has GC Women’s Cross Country Fifth

Senior Madison Bowers
Senior Madison Bowers

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) released the results of their PBC Women's Cross Country Preseason Coaches Poll Monday, with Georgia College taking the fifth position.

The Bobcats are fifth among 12 teams after taking fourth place at the 2018 PBC Championship.

The University of North Georgia owns the top slot with seven of the 10 first-place votes. Defending Champion Flagler College is second, with Columbus State University and Augusta University coming in before the Bobcats. Georgia College had 80 points, just three behind the Jaguars.

The Bobcats get the 2019-20 season underway Friday, Sept. 6 at the Braves Twilight in Pembroke, North Carolina.

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