Genesee Athletics

Cougars Set Record in Win Against Broome

Cougars Set Record in Win Against Broome

The Genesee Community College women's lacrosse team scored the most goals in a single game in school history on Monday afternoon when the Cougars defeated visiting Broome Community College 21-8.

After falling behind 2-0 early, Genesee scored eight straight goals to erase the deficit and take control of the game. During that stretch, Ashley Makowski scored five times and Kaleigh Murray added two. Genesee led 11-3 at the half.

Murray added her third goal early in the second half to give GCC a 12-3 lead before Broome scored three straight to cut the Cougars' lead down to six.

Genesee responded with six unanswered goals, including a hat-trick from Denae McGrath, and allowed just one goal the rest of the way to earn the win.

Murray finished with eight goals and 10 ground balls. Makowski added five goals and four assists, McGrath collected nine ground balls and caused seven turnovers, Mariah Pepe had five assists and Rachel Ball caused three turnovers and scored a goal. Lara Oakes made nine saves in net.

Genesee (4-3) will return to action on the road on Wednesday at Niagara County Community College. Face-off is slated for 4 p.m.