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Stephens and Williams Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Stephens and Williams Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Genesee Community College women's basketball forward Latricia Stephens and men's basketball forward Rahsaan Williams have been named the Female and Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 26.

Stephens sparked the GCC women's basketball team to its first Western New York Athletic Conference (WNYAC) win since the 2011-2012 season over Erie Community College last week.

She recorded a double-double, scoring 24 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. The Cougars improved their overall record to 10-7 and 1-3 in WNYAC play.

Genesee will travel to Niagara County Community College (1/29) and Herkimer College (2/1) and host Jamestown Community College (1/31) this week.

Williams helped the GCC men's basketball team even its Western New York Athletic Conference (WNYAC) record at 2-2 last week with a road win at Erie Community College.

He played a season-high 33 minutes and collected a team-high 12 rebounds. He also had nine points. The Cougars beat the Kats on a last-second basket, 84-82 to improve to 14-4 overall this season.

Genesee will host Jamestown Community College-Olean (1/27) and Jamestown Community College (1/31) and travel to Niagara County Community College (1/29) and Herkimer College (2/1) this week.