Gordon State College currently participates in six intercollegiate sports – three for women and three for men. Women's sports include cross country, soccer, and fast-pitch softball while men compete in cross country, basketball, and baseball. Gordon State College also offers swimming as a club sport for women and men.
Women's SoccerSept. 16
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Toccoa Falls College2
Women's SoccerSept. 19
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Darton State College7 p.m.
Women's SoccerSept. 21
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South Georgia State6 p.m.
In the News...
9. 17. 2014 - Women's Soccer
The grueling schedule of seven straight road matches is finally coming to an end for Gordon State College. Once completed, the women's soccer team will have logged more than 1,700 miles and practically touched every part of the state on the way. In their final week of travel, the Highlanders were in northeast Georgia on Tuesday to meet Toccoa Falls College and were edged 2 - 1 by the Lady Eagles (3-3-1). However, GSC may have their most challenging match Friday as they head south to face Darton State College for a 7 p.m. start. The Cavaliers are ranked #2 in the country and are perfect on the year with a 7 - 0 record while the Highlanders are winless after eight tries.
9. 15. 2014 - Women's Cross Country
Experience counts as sophomore Miriam Mast was the top runner for Gordon State College at Saturday's University of West Georgia Season Opener. The Thomaston native completed the 5K course in 24:44.09 and was 21st overall in the competition. Newcomers Brooke Reese and Melissa Draime also faired well as they managed a Top 30 finish in their first event of the season. As a team, GSC was a distant fourth in the 5K run. Point University (GA) won the event and garnered some help from former Highlander cross country runner Allison Mangham. She crossed the finish line at 22:23.85 for the Skyhawks and was 16th overall among the sea of runners. The women's team will continue to train and will return to collegiate competition on September 27 as they travel to Gainesville for the University of North Georgia Invitational. Go Gordon!
9. 15. 2014 - Men's Cross Country
It was a solid performance on Saturday for the men's cross country team as they placed second in the University of West Georgia Season Opener. UWG won their own meet as all five Wolves took the first five slots in the event. West Georgia's Kirwa Kiptoo was the top runner as he completed the 5K race in 16:00.39. The best finish on the day for Gordon State College was by freshman Adam Carson who completed the course in 19:03.46 and was 11th overall in the competition. Teammates Brian Reviere and Dalton Strom also had a strong showing as they finished 15th and 16th, respectively. With their first meet under their belt, the Highlanders will return to collegiate competition on September 27 as they travel to Gainesville for the University of North Georgia Invitational. Go Gordon!
9. 12. 2014 - Women's Cross Country
The fall cross country season has finally arrived for Gordon State College. The Highlanders will open the 2014 season at the University of West Georgia on Saturday in Carrollton. Head Coach John Campbell welcomes a relatively new crop of runners to GSC but he still has high expectations for the group this year.
8. 27. 2014 - Women's Soccer
Two great scoring opportunities in the first half for Gordon State College were thwarted by Eagles' goalkeeper Hannah Smith. Her efforts kept the Highlanders off the board and Oxford College of Emory went on to defeat GSC 2 - 0 in Tuesday's non-conference match in Barnesville. Oxford's Meghan Spencer was credited with both goals in the victory by the visiting team. The Highlanders must now wait until Friday to claim their first win as they travel to Tifton for a 5 p.m. tilt against ABAC. It will also start the first of seven straight road contests for GSC. Of those seven, five will be important conference matchups during the three-week road tour. Unfortunately, the Highlanders will not return to their own playing surface until September 21 when they host South Georgia State College for a 6 p.m. match at the Athletic Complex. While they are on the road, you can chart the progress of the women's soccer team as the results of each match will be updated on the athletic website. Go Gordon!
8. 25. 2014 - Women's Soccer
Georgia Perimeter College proved to be too much for Gordon State College's women's soccer team on Friday as the Jaguars posted a 5 - 0 victory in Barnesville. On an extremely warm evening, GPC struck first in the scoring column with a goal in the first half at the 15:43 mark. A penalty kick and another Jaguar score three minutes later may have doomed the Highlanders as Georgia Perimeter took a 2 - 0 lead into the break.
8. 21. 2014 - Women's Soccer
Friday is the home opener for the Gordon State College women's soccer team and debut of first year Head Coach Scott Henderson. The Highlanders have a tough challenge from the beginning as they host perennial power and 2013 GCAA regular season champion Georgia Perimeter College. The match kicks off at 6 p.m. at the Athletic Complex on the GSC campus.
8. 20. 2014 - Men's Basketball
The Gordon State College men’s basketball program has announced tryouts for the upcoming 2014-15 team. The tryout will be held on Monday, August 25, at 2:30 p.m. in Alumni Memorial Hall (GYM) and is only open to current GSC students. Please note a $10.00 registration fee will be charged at the door and all participants must be in proper workout attire. The tryout will begin promptly at 2:30 p.m. in the gym.
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