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Wagner and Andersson Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Wagner and Andersson Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Genesee Community College swimmer Lyle Wagner and women's basketball guard Elsa Andersson have been named the Male and Female Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 16.

Wagner captured three first place finishes in the Region III/Northeast District Championships this past weekend at Monroe Community College.

He swam to victory in the 200 IM, 400 IM and the 200 backstroke. The Cougars finished runner-up in the event.

Genesee will end the season in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championships, which will be held at Erie Community College  on Mar. 4-7.

Elsa Andersson was the leading scorer in both games last week for the GCC women's basketball team.

She scored a team-high 13 points in a home win against Erie Community College and finished with 18 points, including four 3pt baskets, on the road at Jamestown Community College.

Genesee finished the regular season 13-12 and the Cougars will now move on to the Region III Championships. First round date and opponent to be announced.