The Genesee Community College women’s soccer team shut out the visiting Jefferson Community College Cannoneers 1-0 on Tuesday evening, earning their first victory of the season.
Denae McGrath scored the first and only goal of the contest for the Cougars in the 16th minute to give Genesee a lead they would hold on to.
Jefferson nearly tied the game twice in the second half, but Nicole Patterson made two big saves to keep the Cannoneers off the board. In the 12th minute, Patterson tipped a shot off of a free kick over the cross bar and followed with a diving save off of a corner kick in the 25th minute.
Patterson made seventeen saves in net.
The win is the first for the Lady Cougars and the first for head coach Caitlin Long.
Genesee (1-3-1) returns to action on Thursday at 3pm at home when they take on Niagara County Community College.