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87 Maika Mataele

  • Wide receiver
  • Grade: Junior
  • Height: 5′10″
  • Weight: 180 lbs

2012 Season Statistics by Game

Game Receiving
Date Opp. W/L Score No. Yds Yds/Rec TDs
9/14 WSU L 27-35 1 -1 -1
10/20 at BSU L 7-32 1 8 8
Totals    2 7 3.5

Player Bio: A speedy athlete from Hawai'i that adds depth to the receiving corps...Walked on to the team and spent spring practice with the Rebels...Played both ways in high school as a wide receiver and safety...Name is pronounced "MIKE-ah MAH-tah-L-A."

2011: Spent last fall as a student at UNLV, but did not play football.

2010: Attended Oregon State but was not a member of the football team.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Kamehameha-Kapalama HS... A two-year letterwinner under coach David Stant...Garnered second team All-ILH state honors as a senior and honorable mention honors in 2008. Also was a sprinter and long jumper for the track team.

Personal: Maika Joshua Mataela was born on Jan. 11, 1991, in Honolulu...The son of Mary and Esei Mataele...Has an older sister, Tehina, and three younger brothers, Elijah, Noah and Keola.

--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com

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