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Taguchi and Stone Named Athletes of the Week

Taguchi and Stone Named Athletes of the Week

Genesee Community College volleyball M/OH Asuka Taguchi and men's soccer forward William Stone have been named the Female and Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 17.

Taguchi finished the regular season with a strong week for the GCC volleyball team.

In five total matches, she tallied 47 digs, 31 kills, 13 aces, three assisted blocks and one block.

Genesee will compete in the WNYAC tournament on Oct. 22 at Erie CC.

Stone added to his points total, the second highest in the country, last week with 11 total points in two games for the No. 5 GCC men's soccer team.

He recorded a hat trick with three goals and also added three assists in a home win against Finger Lakes CC. Stone then scored one of GCC's two goals in an overtime loss to No. 3 Herkimer College. He now has 55 total points this fall, two behind the national leader.

Genesee will travel to Mercyhurst University North East and host SUNY Broome CC this week.