GCC Athletics Update: Athletes of the Week
Written by Alex Feig on October 21, 2019
Ana Carolina Cerezer Pinto (L) from women’s volleyball and Hiago Barros de Souza (R) from men’s soccer were named Genesee Athletes of the Week for the Week of October 21
Ana Carolina Cerezer Pinto and Hiago Barros de Souza Named Genesee Athletes of the Week
BATAVIA, NY… Outside Hitter Ana Carolina Cerezer Pinto from women’s volleyball and Midfielder Hiago Barros de Souza from men’s soccer were named Genesee Athletes of the Week for the Week of October 21.
Ana Carolina Cerezer Pinto had a total of 36 kills, 11 aces, and 24 digs in four matches this past week against Niagara, Corning, SUNY Broome, and Tompkins Cortland Community College. In those four matchups, the Cougars came out victorious in three, only losing to SUNY Broome. The sophomore from Jundiai, Brazil leads the team in kills (196) and aces (42).
Hiago Barros de Souza scored eight goals in the Cougars last two contests, both victories. The sophomore midfielder from Cerquilho, Brazil is second in the entire country in goals with 26 and leads the country in points with 66. Hiago is also in the top ten in the country in assists with 14.
The volleyball team will be participating in the Western New York Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday, October 26, hosted by Mercyhurst Northeast.
The nationally-ranked men’s soccer team will be on the road this coming Saturday, October 26 at Hudson Valley Community College in the regular season finale.