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January 27, 2016 - 1:33pm

Helen Busch becomes first female golfer in GCC history to sign with a four-year college

posted by Billie Owens in golf, sports.

Press release:

Genesee Community College golfer Helen Busch (of Buffalo) recently signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Bryan College, becoming the first female golfer in the College's history to sign with a four-year college.

Busch, a qualifier for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament in 2015, earned medalist honors in three events last season for GCC. She fired a season-low 83 at the Tompkins-Cortland CC Invite on Apr. 26 and shot an average round of 93 for the year.

Bryan College, located in Dayton, Tenn., competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and is a member of the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC).

Busch will receive athletic and academic scholarship and will study Biology.

Genesee Community College athletics program endeavors to provide a quality and competitive intercollegiate athletics program consistent with the National Junior Collegiate Athletics Association (NJCAA) philosophy and the overall educational mission of Genesee Community College. Participation in collegiate athletics should be an extension of the total educational experience for the student athlete. The inherent philosophy emphasizes the athletic setting as a classroom used to teach character, commitment, work ethic, respect for differences, and the importance of sacrifice, teamwork, and cooperation.

For further information and pictures go to Genesee's Athletic Web page, which is updated regularly with game results, team rosters, photographs and information about Genesee's overall athletic program.  http://www.geneseeathletics.com

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