Jan 05, 2017
WASHINGTON – American University's wrestling team will host the biggest event on its 2017 calendar on Friday when it faces Wyoming, Army West Point and North Carolina in the AU Duals.
Wrestling begins at 3 p.m., with all four teams facing each other in dual matches that begin at 3:00, 5:00 and 7:00 on two mats.
The Eagles are 2-1 in dual matches this season and will face a stiff test on Friday. The Tar Heels are ranked 25th in this week's national poll by Trackwrestling.com, with Wyoming coming in at No. 30. Army West Point is a fellow member of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association.
AU will be led by sophomore 125-pounder Josh Terao, who is coming off a third-place finish last week at the Midlands Championships. Terao is ranked nationally by all five ranking services, including 11th by the Wrestling Insider Newsletter.
TICKETS – Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and will be available at the AU Box Office. Tickets for all AU home wrestling matches are available online at www.aueagles.com/tickets.
LIVE STREAM – All three AU matches will be broadcast live on Campus Insiders and the Patriot League Network at https://campusinsiders.com/live/1-6-17-au-duals-wyoming-army-north-carolina/. Full coverage will be provided for the American matches, with cut-ins for the other mat.
LIVE STATS – Available on Trackwrestling.com