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Springsteen, Hirano Named Athletes of the Week

Springsteen, Hirano Named Athletes of the Week

Genesee Community College women's soccer forward Kathryn Springsteen and men's soccer forward Ikuma Hirano have been chosen as the Male and Female Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 20.

Springsteen recorded three points last week for the No. 8 GCC women's soccer team and the Cougars went 2-0 in the final week of the regular season.

She scored the game-winning goal in overtime against Finger Lakes Community College and assisted on a goal in a 4-0 win against No. 3 Herkimer County Community College.

Kathryn has four goals and five assists this fall.

Genesee (13-3) will now compete in the Region III playoffs.

Hirano scored the lone goal last week for the GCC men's soccer team, helping the Cougars to a 1-1 week.

His goal against Finger Lakes Community College proved to be the game-winner as GCC shut out FLCC, 1-0.

Ikuma leads the team in goals this fall with 10.

Genesee ended the regular season with a 9-7 overall record and will now compete in the Region III playoffs.