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Dunton and Fofana Named Athletes of the Week

GCC Athletes of the Week

Genesee Community College swimmer Miranda Dunton and men's basketball guard Ladji Fofana have been named the Female and Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 6.

Dunton had a strong end to the regular season for the GCC swimming and diving team in a pair of meets last week.

She teamed up to win the 400 free relay in a quad meet against Jamestown CC, Erie CC and Monroe CC, and also swam to a pair of second place individual finishes in the 500 free (5:54.59) and the 200 free (2:15.26). Dunton followed win a win in the 200 free in GCC's last regular season invite of the year, swimming the race in 2:12.21.

Genesee will now move on to the Region III/Northeast District Championships which will run Feb. 10-12 at host site Monroe CC.

Fofana is the GCC Male Athlete of the Week for the second week in a row after averaging a double-double and helping the Cougars to a pair of road wins last week.

He scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a regional conference win at Mercyhurst North East and recorded a triple-double with 13 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in a non-conference win at Cayuga CC.

Genesee will travel to Niagara County CC and host Erie CC this week.