2016 Winter Semester Wrap-Up

Hey everyone! It’s almost the end of the school year, and UTNC got a lot done in the past few months. It’s been a good semester for the club! Click through to read about a couple of the major events that have taken place.

In February, the JCCC held an engi tournament for all kyu-level naginata players in the city. Lutan Liu & Anri Kitami got 1st place, while Maggie Lin & Brianna Luong and Mika Nishinoiri & Abigail Lim tied for 2nd place.

Also in February, UTNC won the UTSU Outstanding Athletic Club award! The award was received at the Unity Ball by members of our exec team. Thanks to everyone who played a part in making both of these events happen!

In March, UTNC travelled to New Jersey for the JSS Seminar and Yamauchii Memorial Tournament. Here’s how members of the club did:

Dangai Engi:

  • 1st place: Mika Nishinoiri and Abigail Lim
  • (notable mention for 4th place: Maggie Lin and Brianna Luong

Women’s Dangai Shiai

  • 1st place: Abigail Lim
  • 3rd place: Aileen Lin

Men’s Dangai Shiai

  • 3rd place: Anri Kitami

Great work, on the part of everyone who participated! Stay tuned for a post about upcoming events, coming very shortly.


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