Team honors five seniors and team leaders
Branch wins conference dual No. 25 as UW head man
Cowboys face Bears in conference road battle
Five senior wrestlers will be honored prior to matches
Six Cowboys win matches to give UW its seventh victory of season
2012-13: A starter for much of the season at 141 pounds, Komata got the first dual action of his collegiate career as a junior. He opened the season with a win in the dual versus Boise State, and was 4-4 in duals over the course of the year, with wins over opponents from CSU Bakersfield, Cal Poly and South Dakota State. He had two victories over ranked opponents, and was sixth in the Reno Tournament of Champions. Komata won three of his last five bouts to end the year to finish 10-11. Komata was given the Academic Hustle award by the UW coaching staff for the second year in a row.
2011-12: Komata appeared in two open tournaments at 141 pounds, and found success in both. He opened his season in the Utah Valley Open, placing third, and won the Rocky Mountain Open. He was 8-1 during the season with three pins and one technical fall. He received the Academic Hustle award from the coaching staff for his hard work in the classroom.
2010-11: Wrestling in two tournaments at 141 pounds during the season, Komata went 4-2 at the Northwest Open in November and 1-1 at the Utah Valley Open in January to finish with a 5-3 record and one major decision. He went 1-2 against the WWC.
2009-10: Redshirting his first season, Komata adjusted to wrestling at the college level while competing at 133 and 141 pounds in open tournaments. He compiled a record of 9-8, with one fall and three major decisions.
High School: Komata was undefeated as a high school senior en route to a Washington 4A state title at 125 pounds. He placed third at the state tournament as a junior, and was a two-time league and regional champion. His senior year he was captain of the Woodinville High School squad. Komata was also the 2008 Northwest Regional Freestyle Champion and Outstanding Wrestler.
Personal: Komata was born in Edmonds, Wash., and he is the eldest son of Dean and Jan Komata. His younger brother is Kevin. His field of study at UW is business administration.
Career record: 23-15 (3 falls)