Acosta, Joaquín

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Acosta, Joaquín

(hwäkēn` äkō`stä), 1800–1852, Colombian historian and scientist. He served under Simón Bolívar in the revolution against Spanish rule and held various political positions in Colombia. He wrote about many aspects of Colombia, constituting himself a sort of intellectual public-relations agent for his country.
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Opposite hitter Mike Wall led the Cougars (32-30) with 16 kills, and Joaquin Acosta added 11.
Joaquin Acosta led BYU with 17 kills and five blocks, Bunker had 10 kills and 11 blocks and Mike Wall had 15 kills and four blocks.
BYU got 20 kills from Mike Wall, 13 kills from Matt Olsen, a former Royal High standout, and 12 kills from Joaquin Acosta.