WASHINGTON — The American University wrestling team will conclude its home schedule on Friday night when the host local foe George Mason at Bender Arena.
Prior to the match, AU will honor its five graduating members — Esteban Gomez-Rivera, Jason Grimes, Cole Mosley, Tom Page and Joe Salvi.
American enters the dual with a 4-8 overall record. The Eagles picked up a 25-14 win over Old Dominion last Sunday with wins coming from Esteban Gomez-Rivera, Jack Mutchnik, Michael Sprague, Jeric Kasunic, Brett Dempsey and Josh Terao.
George Mason owns a 6-11 overall record and 2-4 ledger in the EWL after rolling to a 31-11 victory over Franklin and Marshall.
The Patriots have three wrestlers who are currently ranked in the NCAA Coaches Poll, led by redshirt senior Sahid Kargbo, who is ranked 24th at 149 pounds in the country with a 24-2 record. Redshirt sophomore Tejon Anthony is currently ranked 31st at 141 pounds, while redshirt junior Ibrahim Bunduka is rated 31st at 125 pounds.
The Eagles conclude this weekend's action on Sunday with a non-conference road dual versus Ohio.