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Priest and Podlaski Claim Athlete of the Week Honors

Priest and Podlaski Claim Athlete of the Week Honors

Genesee Community College swimmers Angel Priest and Kyle Podlaski have been named the Female and Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 14.

Priest led the GCC swimming and diving team to a second place overall finish and a 2-1 record at the Monroe CC quad meet last weekend.

She won the 200 backstroke with a finishing time of 2:28.73, finished in the top three of the 400 IM (5:23.63) and teamed up to win the 400 free relay (4:12.32).

Podlaski continued his strong start to the season for the GCC swimming and diving team, helping the Cougars to a 2-1 record and a second place overall finish at the Monroe CC quad meet last weekend.

He won both of his individual events, claiming two of the three first place finishes for Genesee. He swam to a first place finish in the 400 IM (4:44.41) and the 200 backstroke (2:10.47).

GCC will swim in the Herkimer College invite on Saturday.