FAIRFAX, Va. -- George Mason wrestling's Sahid Kargbo has been selected to wrestle in one of the preliminary bouts of the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday, November 2.
Kargbo, a sophomore from nearby Alexandira, Va., will wrestle senior Luke Bilyeu of West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Bilyeu is a three-time NCWA Mideast-Conference champion and a two-time NCWA All-American. He currently holds a collegiate record of 75-15.
In Kargbo's freshman season at Mason he had a 19-14 overall record and an 11-6 dual record on the season, leading the team with four major decision wins. Kargbo also represented the United States at the 2013 Junior World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria this past August.
Mason wrestling will also be hosting the 48th annual NWCA All-Star Classic, a two-day event that will feature many of the nation's top Division 1 wrestling talent facing off in a dual meet format. The main event will take place at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, November 2 in the Patriot Center with the preliminary matchups starting at 6:45 p.m.
An All-Star clinic will take place earlier in the day on Saturday at the George Mason University Field House from noon to 5 p.m. Additionally a middle school All-Star match will be held in the Field House on Friday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.