By Sean Montgomery, Sports Information Student Assistant
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Georgia College men's cross country team moved up to the fourth spot in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Southeast Region rankings released Tuesday. The Bobcat men jumped up one spot from last week and improve on the best ranking in the program's history.
In addition to Georgia College, there are two other Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools that have landed within the top-10 in the region poll; Columbus State University who fell three spots to number six and third-ranked UNC Pembroke.
Coming off of an excellent performance at the Furman Classic in Greenville, South Carolina on Sept. 12, the Bobcats had no scheduled meet this week.
They will be back in action Saturday, Sept. 26 as they travel to Minneapolis, Minnesota for the Roy Griak Invitational.
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