79  Helva Matungulu
Helva  Matungulu

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Nairobi, Kenya

High School:
St. Mary's School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 280

Position:
DT


07/22/2015

Eight Catamounts Garner Preseason All-SoCon Honors

WCU puts two on preseason first team, six seniors on the second team

04/17/2015

Catamount Football Spring Game Scheduled for Saturday

WCU wraps-up spring drills with 15th practice session

04/12/2015

Spring Practice Update #7: Saturday, April 11

Catamounts hold second scrimmage of spring drills

10/18/2014

Post-Game Notes: Western Carolina vs. Mercer

08/13/2014

Catamount Football Fall Report # 6: August 13, 2014

WCU scheduled to practice twice on Thursday

11/01/2014

Western Carolina Football vs. Chattanooga

Western Carolina Football vs. Chattanooga

10/11/2014

Catamount Football vs. Wofford

Catamount Football vs. Wofford

09/07/2013

Catamount Football at Virginia Tech

Catamount Football at Virginia Tech, Sept. 7, 2013

2014 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in 10 of the team’s 12 games with six starts along the defensive front … Missed the Catawba and Alabama games … Finished with 22 tackles including 11 solo stops and three tackles for five yards in losses … Posted tackles in all but two of the games played … Recorded a season-best five tackles – all solo stops – including a TFL at Presbyterian (Oct. 4) … Credited with two quarterback hurries in the home finale against VMI (Nov. 15), adding half a quarterback sack … Playing for the Purple squad, credited with two tackles in WCU’s annual Spring Game.

2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 11 of the team's 12 games on the year, making three starts along the defensive line ... Made his first collegiate start in his college debut in the season opener at Middle Tennessee State ... Credited with eight tackles including a solo stop and 1.5 tackles for six yards of losses ... Twice recorded half a sack totaling six yards in losses, recording half a sack against Mars Hill and at Chattanooga ... Made his first tackle at ACC-foe, Virginia Tech, finishing with two stops ... Picked up his first career solo tackle as a part of a career-best three hits at Chattanooga ... Broke up a pass attempt in the home win over Elon.

2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see game action.

2011 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Came to the United States in January of 2011 and attended Western Carolina University but did not participate in football activities, joining the squad during the summer months ... Named the offensive scout team player of the week following the Chattanooga game.

Prior to Western Carolina: Played rugby where he was a part of the provincial championship team in consecutive years ... Won the national rugby 7's championship ... Attended Saint Mary's School in Nairobi.

Personal: Full name is Helva Kayembe Matungulu ... Is the son of Kande and Bilonda Matungulu ... Speaks three languages - English, French and Swahili.

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