Genesee Athletics

Swimming Pair Named Athletes of the Week

Swimming Pair Named Athletes of the Week

Genesee Community College swimmers Islelie Silvanie and Kyle Podlaski have been named the Female and Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 15.

Silvanie earned the lone individual win for the GCC women's swimming and diving team at the Region III/Northeast District championships this past weekend.

She topped the 100 backstroke (1:07.65) and was a member of the women's 200 freestyle relay team that finished in second place and set the school record with a finishing time of (1:50.92).

Podlaski swam to a pair of individual wins at the Region III/Northeast District championships this past weekend for the GCC swimming and diving team.

He won the 400 IM by nearly 10-seconds (4:41.50) and came from behind to win the 200 backstroke (2:07.81).

GCC finished in fourth place and as a program combined for four individual wins.

The Cougars will end the season at the NJCAA National Championships on March 2-5 in Fort Pierce, FL.