Hemida to Wrestle in 2017 NWCA All-Star Classic

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PRINCETON, N.J. -- Junior heavyweight Youssif Hemida will participate in the 2017 NWCA All-Star Classic hosted by Princeton University, the event announced Saturday. 

Hemida, who is ranked as high as No. 13 in the country, will sqare off with Garrett Ryan from Columbia University. The two will take part in one of the showcase matches that will take place. 

The Mamaroneck, N.Y., native got his 2017-18 season off to a quick start by picking up a win in Maryland's season opener against Rutgers. Hemida was a 2017 NCAA Championships qualifier who came within a point of being named an All-American. 

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