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Boston University's Nestor Taffur

BUís Taffur Named CAA Wrestler of Week, Masonís Kargbo, BUís Harlow Selected as CAA Rookies of Week

Courtesy: CAA
          Release: 02/26/2013
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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Nestor Taffur of Boston University is the Colonial Athletic Association Wrestler of the Week for all competition February 19-25. Sahid Kargbo of George mason University and Dane Harlowe of Boston U. are the CAA Rookies of the Week.

Taffur, a junior 157 from bound Brook, NJ (Bound Brook High), was 2-0 last week, with a major decision against Princeton and a CAA win at Rider.

Taffur, the top ranked 157 in the CAA, defeated the second ranked 157 in the CAA 8-5 in the final bout of the 21-15 win at Rider to improve to 31-7.

Kargbo, a freshman 141 from Alexandria, VA (Hayfield High), won by fall in a match with Maryland to improve to 19-12, 11-6 in duals.

Harlowe, a freshman 133 from Annandale, VA (Annandale High) won both of his matches last week, including a fall in a CAA win at Rider to improve to 3-0 in CAA duals and help coach Carl Adams gain his 300th win at BU.

The dual meet between Boston U. and Rider saw two coaches with a combined total of 712 career victories. Rider head coach Gary Taylor has 390 and Coach Adams now has 322.

The CAA Championships will be held at Boston University March 9.