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Fofana and Blocker Named Athletes of the Week

GCC Athletes of the Week

GCC men's basketball guard Ladji Fofana and women's basketball forward Brionna Blocker have been named the Male and Female Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 30. 

Fofana led the GCC men's basketball team to a pair of Western New York Athletic Conference (WNYAC) wins last week, finishing as the high scorer in both contests for the Cougars.

He scored 35 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out six assists in a win over Monroe CC and followed with 21 points, four rebounds and three assists in a win against Jamestown CC. In total, Fofana went a combined 25-28 from the free-throw line last week.

Blocker averaged 12.6 points and nine rebounds in three games last week for the GCC women's basketball team.

She recorded her sixth double-double of the season, scoring 13 points and grabbing 13 rebounds against Villa Maria, scored a team high 18 points and collected seven boards against Monroe CC and had seven points, seven rebounds, six steals and two blocks in a Western New York Athletic Conference (WNYAC) win against Jamestown CC. 

Genesee will travel to Mercyhurst North East and Cayuga CC this week.