Genesee Athletics

Busch and Smith Tabbed Athletes of the Week

Busch and Smith Tabbed Athletes of the Week

Genesee Community College golfer Helen Busch and men's lacrosse midfielder Jimmy Smith have been named the Female and Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Apr. 27.

Busch helped the GCC golf team to a first place finish and also captured an individual win last week.

She finished second at the Mohawk Valley CC event with a 92 and the Cougars took the team win with a total score of 326. After a third place finish at the Broome CC event, Busch shot an 83 and took individual medalist honors at the Tompkins-Cortland Community College event. She beat the field by three strokes.

Genesee will host its annual even this Saturday and play at the Monroe CC event and Jefferson CC event this week.

Smith recorded multiple points in each of GCC's three playoffs games last week.

He had four points (1G, 3A) in the opening round of the Region III playoffs against Monroe CC, two goals against Dean College in the semifinals and a goal and an assist in the finals against Onondaga CC.

Smith was named to the Region III All-Tournament Team.

Genesee (11-4) will host Suffolk CC in the opening round of the NJCAA National Tournament on Saturday at 1 p.m.