Men Finish 0-2 and Women Finish 1-1 this Week

The men and women’s basketball teams were on the road this week at Monroe CC and Erie CC.

Tuesday January 22, 2008

Women 67 – Monroe 72
Ariel Smith (Wallkill, NY) led the Lady Cougars in scoring with 16 points. Smith also pulled down
ten rebounds and dished out four assists. Chatanie Williams (Rochester, NY) recorded a double- double for the night with ten points and 11 rebounds. Other key contributors were Kate Stresing (Elba, NY) with eight points (4-5 FG), six rebounds, and three steals and Quiana Holman (Bronx, NY) with eight points.

The Lady Cougars went down eight at the half, but could only manage to pull within two points of the Lady Tribunes before having to foul in last minute. The Lady Cougars out rebounded the Tribunes 58-40 and held them to 35% (22-60) from the field and 8.3% (2-24 ) from behind the arc.

Men 78 - Monroe 87
Josh Henderson (Rochester, NY) was the team’s high scorer with 37 points (15-23 FG, 4-9 3FG).
The second leading scorer was Alex Makur (Toronto, Ont, Canada) with 20 points (6-17 FG, 4-10
3FG). Reid Houston (Rochester, NY) pitched in with 11 rebounds, six blocks, and five assists.
Richard Westbrook (Rochester, NY) pulled down ten rebounds.

Thursday January 24, 2008

Women 86 – Erie 32
Stresing led the Lady Cougars with a double-double (13 points and 14 rebounds). She also recorded five assists and four steals on the night. Bianca Jones (Long Island City, NY) led all scorers with 14 points and grabbed ten rebounds to record the team’s other double-double. Three other Lady Cougars scored in the double digits: Latoya Anderson (Bronx, NY) had 11 points and three steals, Brittany McCray (Lyons, NY) had 11 points and eight rebounds, and Williams had ten points and five rebounds.

The Lady Cougars shot 50% (38-76) from the field and out rebounded the Kats from Erie 58-32. This win improves the women’s overall record to 16-2.

Men 71 – Erie 88
Houston recorded a double-double in the men’s loss to Erie CC. He had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the night along with six assists. Makur led GCC’s scoring effort with 22 points (8-13 FG, 5-7 3FG). Westbrook contributed nine points and seven rebounds.

The men and women will host Alfred State on Tuesday January 29, 2008. Women play at 6pm and the men will follow at 8pm.