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Maika Nagata 3-0 at NEWA Duals

January 28, 2011 by  
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From Wesleyan coach Drew Black:

Maika Nagata @ 2010 NEWA DualsDefeating Coast Guard, 37-6 in their first match of the day, then besting Little Three rival Williams, 28-7, in the semi-finals, before downing Plymouth St., 24-12, in the championship match, the Cardinals secured the title in the annual NEWA Duals, hosted by Bridgewater St., Sun., Jan. 23.  This is the 11th year of the Duals and first title for the Wesleyan, which was seeded second of the 14 teams in the event.  Last year, the Cardinals earned a third-place finish while the team’s previous best effort came in 2002 when Wesleyan hosted the Duals and finished second.

At 133 pounds, Maika Nagata ’13 (photo insert upper right) upped his dual record to 10-2 with three wins, including a major decison over his Williams rival, who was ranked sixth.  He also posted the team’s lone pin in the championship match, giving Wesleyan a 9-0 lead.  Nagata is ranked fourth regionally.

Read the entire recap of Wesleyan’s win at the 2010 NEWA Duals here.

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