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YVCCís womenís wrestlers make history

06/11/2009 -
YAKIMA, Wash. ó For Mike Schmitt, the idea was borne of desperation.

For Rachel Segura, it represented something new.

And for Bob Spain, it was a way to preserve something old and very dear to his heart, something he himself had started almost 20 years ago.

One thing the Yakima Valley Community College womenís wrestling team did not evolve from was a master plan. To the contrary, it resulted from Schmittís initial, 11th-hour attempt to save the Yaks menís program, which during the winter of 2008 was on the college administrationís chopping block.
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