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Men's Golf Named All-Academic

The Genesee Community College men’s golf team was recently named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic Team for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Team accolades were earned by achieving a 3.0+ grade point average and awarded to over 500 junior college programs this year. Teams that had the highest GPA for their respective sport were designated as the 2012-2013 NJCAA (sport) Academic Team of the Year and teams that qualified with an overall team GPA above 3.0 were designated as a 2012-2013 NJCAA (sport) All-Academic Team.

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Baumeister earns All-Region Honors

Genesee Community College freshman golfer Adam Baumeister has been named to the Region III men’s golf All-Region team for the 2013 season.
Baumeister was the individual medalist at the GCC Invite this year, shooting a one-under 71. He finished ninth at the Region III Tournament hosted by Mohawk Valley Community College on May 13-14, shooting a two-day total of 161 (78/83).

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Golf finishes 7th at Mohawk Valley

The Genesee Community College golf team opened their season with a 7th place finish at the Mohawk Valley Community College invite, totaling a team score of 350.

Individual scores:

 

Adam Baumeister- 81
Trevor Leach- 87
Alec Engel- 89
Max Sallade- 93
Andrew Steinbrenner- 94
Gary Neth- 99

 

The Cougars will return to action on Friday when they head to the Jamestown Community College event.

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NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award Winners

Ten student athletes from Genesee Community College were honored as 2011-2012 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards winners.
The NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards were previously known as NJCAA Academic All-American honors. The NJCAA has renamed its academic awards program to the following:
NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence (4.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale)
NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement (3.80 to 3.99 on a 4.00 scale)
NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement (3.60 to 3.79 on a 4.00 scale)

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Genesee Earns Twenty Academic All-Region Selections

Twenty student athletes from Genesee Community College were named to the NJCAA Region III Academic All-Region List for the 2011-2012 seasons. Students honored on the NJCAA Academic All-Region List have maintained full-time enrollment and earned a grade point average of 3.5 (roughly equivalent to an A) or better.
The following student athletes were named to the NJCAA Region III Academic All-Region List:

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Golf: NJCAA National Tournament

Genesee Community College golfer Corey Kocent (Batavia, NY) finished in 18th place at this year's NJCAA Division III National Golf Tournament held at Chautauqua Golf Club in Chautauqua, NY.

Kocent finished the tournament +24 with rounds of 79, 82, 75 and 76. He was the only member of the GCC golf team to qualify for the national tournament this year.

The individual pace was set by tournament medalist Shane Dobesh of Monroe Community College who finished two-over par with rounds of 73, 74, 72 and 71.

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