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Morris and Matté Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Morris and Matté Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Genesee Community College men's basketball guard Alex Morris and women's basketball guard Thais Matté have been named the Male and Female Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 1.

Morris helped lead the GCC men's basketball team to three wins last week, averaging 22 points per contest for the Cougars.

He scored 32 points and went 9-10 from the field in the second half against No. 20 Mercyhurst North East, added 15 points and nine rebounds in a win over Niagara County CC and ended the week scoring 19 points and grabbing seven boards in a win against Jamestown CC.

Genesee has won its last four contests and will host No. 7 Monroe CC and travel to No. 20 Mercyhurst North East this week.

Matté averaged better than 17 points per game last week for the GCC women's basketball team.

She scored 11 points and recorded eight assists in a win over Mercyhurst North East and finished with 20 points against Niagara County CC and 22 points and six rebounds against Jamestown CC.

Genesee will host No. 2 Monroe CC and travel to Mercyhurst North East this week.