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Weekly Kats Wrap: SUNY Erie men’s hoops keeps rolling with rout of GCC

Article by: Michael Farrell

BUFFALO—Led by guard combo Kasey Walker-Gregg and Michael Motley, SUNY Erie men’s basketball surged to its 10th win over its last 12 games with a 110-70 blowout of Genesee Community College inside the Burt Flickinger Athletic Center on February 14.

Walker-Gregg led the Kats (14-7) in scoring with 20 points, while running mate Motley would add 17 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double. The pair topped a well-rounded and robust offensive effort, with guard Kyle Harris adding 16 points, forward Shevon Anisca adding 14 and Winston Beato Jr. adding 10 to round out the game’s top scorers. 

Next up: The Kats are back in action on February 17 when they take on Jamestown Community College inside Flickinger Center, tip-off at 3 p.m. 

Women's basketball

Behind another high-scoring performance by sophomore forward Aaron Shabazz, the SUNY Erie women earned a Valentine’s Day win over rival GCC, 81-71 on its Flickinger Center home court.

Shabazz would lead all scorers with 33 points while adding 21 rebounds, while teammate Shamecca Minor would add 27 points against a tough Cougars defense.

Next up: Shabazz and Co. will face JCC on February 17 at 1 p.m. inside the Flickinger Center.

Hockey

SUNY Erie improved its record to 12-10 on the season with a 6-5 road win over University at Buffalo Division II squad on February 10.

Freshman forward Timothy Pellittieri notched a hat trick for the Kats, who are 8-2 over their last 10 games. Matthew Ess, Sean Degnan and Anthony Russell all added single goals in the win.

Next up: The Kats are back on the ice when they travel to RIT's Rutter Arena on February 16 (7 p.m.) before returning home to HarborCenter to face the same RIT squad on February 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Since 1946, SUNY Erie Community College has met the needs of a diverse student body while contributing to the economic vitality of Western New York. As a member of the state’s SUNY system, the three-campus college provides innovative, affordable and accessible educational programs in an accommodating academic environment. Equipped with the knowledge of these programs, SUNY Erie’s faculty, staff and students strive to enrich their host communities through skill, service and partnership. For more information, visit www.ecc.edu or call (716) 851-1ECC.