The Genesee Women’s Basketball team advanced to play in the 2011 NJCAA Region III Division II Championship game by defeating Alfred State 78-65 in the semi-finals. The Lady Cougars will face Mercyhurst NE in the championship game at 1 pm Sunday February 27.
Sophomore Shakatta Brown (Rochester, NY) led the Lady Cougars with 15 points and nine total rebounds. While the freshmen duo of Kayla Golden (Lackawanna, NY) and Mary Cain (Niagara Falls, NY) both had double-double performances in points and total rebounds. Golden had 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Cain had 13 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore De’Vanna Burrell (Rochester, NY) rounded out the leaders with 13 points and seven rebounds.
The Mercyhurst NE Saints advance to the championship game after defeating Jamestown CC in the semi-final round 59-49.