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Genesee Doubles Monroe for First Win of 2019

Cougars players celebrating a goal during Wednesday night's game vs Monroe
Cougars players celebrating a goal during Wednesday night's game vs Monroe

BATAVIA, NY… The no.5 ranked Genesee Community College men's lacrosse team opened up their 2019 NJCAA Region III/WNYAC play and defeated the no.11 ranked Monroe Community College Tribunes 18-9 Wednesday evening.  

The Cougars jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead over the Tribunes at the end of the first quarter. Genesee would increase their lead and would take a 10-3 lead into the locker room. Genesee continued their dominate play offensively as they would go on and defeat the Tribunes 18-9 to earn their first victory of the season. Jason Chiodo led the way offensively for Genesee scoring six goals on the night.

The Cougars (1-1) will be on the road on St. Patrick's Day Sunday afternoon as they play the number one ranked team in the country, the Nassau Community College Lions at Hofstra University in Garden City, NY, with opening face-off at 1pm.  Fans can use #cougarPRIDE while posting on social media.

Genesee Community College athletics program endeavors to provide a quality and competitive intercollegiate athletics program consistent with the National Junior Collegiate Athletics Association (NJCAA) philosophy and the overall educational mission of Genesee Community College. Participation in collegiate athletics should be an extension of the total educational experience for the student athlete. The inherent philosophy emphasizes the athletic setting as a classroom used to teach character, commitment, work ethic, respect for differences, and the importance of sacrifice, teamwork, and cooperation.

For further information and pictures go to Genesee's Athletic webpage, which is updated regularly with game results, team rosters, photographs and information about Genesee's overall athletic program. http://www.geneseeathletics.com and use #cougarPRIDE when posting on social media.