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Andersson and Jones Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Andersson and Jones Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

After leading their teams to a pair of wins at the Genesee Holiday Classic Tournament last weekend, GCC women's basketball guard Elsa Andersson and men's basketball guard Naquil Jones have been named the Female and Male Athlete of the week for the week of Dec. 15.

Andersson was named to the All-Tournament Team, helping the GCC women's basketball team to an undefeated weekend.

She reached double figures in scoring in both games, recording 17 points and seven rebounds against Durham College (Ont.) and 15 points and three rebounds against the Community College of Rhode Island.

Jones helped the Cougars extend their winning streak to eight games in a row with the weekend sweep.

He scored 15 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out four assists in a win over the Community College of Rhode Island and netted a game-high 28 points and collected six rebounds in a win over Columbus St. Community College. Jones was named to the All-Tournament Team.