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Women's Basketball Earns Conference Win at Erie

WBB TEAM 2018-19
2018-19 GCC Women's Basketball team

BUFFALO, NY… The Genesee women's basketball team outscored the host Erie Community College Kats 42-29 in the second half to earn a 76-62 win on Wednesday night at the Burt Flickinger Center. With the victory, Genesee improves their record to 13-5 on the season

Cougars Female Athlete of the Week Ta'Lia Burgess had a game-high 21 points and added nine rebounds. Chevaneese Millington recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds off the Cougars bench. Jordon Wright scored 13 points off the bench on 6-10 shooting from the field. LisBeth Pineda Polanco scored 12 points. Grace McComb had a team-high seven assists to go with her seven points.

Genesee returns home on Saturday, January 26, as they welcome reigning NJCAA Division II Women's Basketball National Champion #10 Monroe Community College with tip-off scheduled for 1:00 pm.

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.

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