The Cougars men's soccer team won its second straight match on Wednesday afternoon, defeating visiting Corning Community College by a final score of 5-2.
Ikuma Hirano staked Genesee a 1-0 lead with a goal in the 5th minute after being set up by Kazuyuki Nakane.
Brad Rodda made it 2-0 GCC in the 16th minute, cashing in on his only shot on goal during the match.
The Cougars controlled possession throughout the first half and extended their lead to 3-0 in the 31st minute after a goal from Jake Miller off of an assist by Darius Johnson.
Corning got its first goal late in the half in the 43rd minute and GCC took a 3-1 lead into the half.
The Red Barons drew to within one with an early second half goal, but Hirano gave Genesee some breathing room with his second goal of the game in the 64th minute to put the Cougars in front 4-2.
GCC added to its lead with the final goal of the game in the 82nd minute. Nakane took a pass from Sam M'buru and beat the Corning goalkeeper to send Genesee to its second win of the year.
Connor Halstead made four saves in net for GCC, which will return to action at home this Saturday against Tompkins-Cortland Community College at 3 p.m.
The Genesee Community College women's soccer team earned its second shut-out win of the season on Wednesday night after downing Corning Community College 5-0.
Ashley Makowski went upper-right for the game's first goal in the 4th minute of the first half to give GCC a 1-0 lead. She scored again off of a free kick in the 7th minute, and the Cougars did not look back.
The Genesee defense held strong the entire night, allowing just one shot on goal during the match.
Kathryn Springsteen made it 3-0 Genesee with a goal off of a header in the 37th minute and GCC held a three-goal lead at half.
Mia Velletta kept the scoring going for the Cougars with a goal in the 51st minute off of an assist from Springsteen.
Emily Alvut buried the final goal of the match in the 74th minute and helped Genesee improve to 2-2 on the season.
Makowski finished the night with nine shots on goal and Megan Mase made the save on the only shot at the GCC net.
The Cougars will host Tompkins-Cortland Community College at 1 p.m. on Saturday for their next match.