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Sweeney and Sanchez Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

Alayah Sweeney (women's basketball) and Carlitos Sanchez (swimming and diving) were named Genesee Athletes of the Week for the week of November 25
Alayah Sweeney (women's basketball) and Carlitos Sanchez (swimming and diving) were named Genesee Athletes of the Week for the week of November 25

BATAVIA, NY… Women’s basketball player Alayah Sweeney and men’s swimming and diving member Carlitos Sanchez were named Genesee Athletes of the Week for the week of November 25.  

Alayah Sweeney from women’s basketball was named Female Athlete of the Week. The freshman from Springfield, MA collected 14 rebounds in Genesee’s contest against Bryant & Stratton College of Rochester over the weekend. Alayah also scored a team-high 21 points in the Cougars game at Cayuga Community College. Alayah is averaging a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds per game early on this season.

At the two-day North Country Invite, Carlitos Sanchez had an impressive showing against NJCAA D-1 Clarkson, NCAA D-2 Saint Michaels College, and NCAA D-3 SUNY Potsdam. The Sophomore from Albion, NY helped lead Genesee to a fourth-place finish. Individually, Sanchez placed seventh in the Backstroke and eighth in the 100 Butterfly. He was on the relay teams that placed third in the 400 relay (Saturday), fourth in the 400 relay (Friday) and fourth in the 200 relay (Friday and Saturday).

Women’s basketball is on the road at Villa Maria College on November 25th before hosting Bryant & Stratton of Syracuse on December 4.

Swimming and Diving return to the pool on December 7 at the Monroe CC Invitational.

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