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Coach Tony Ersland and host Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm go over the Big Ten Dual schedule, released earlier this week, and talk about other hot topics in the world of wrestling, including the Who's #1? Event this weekend in Dallas and the USA World Team Trials held last week in Nebraska.
Peyton Stovall, Purdue's Assistant Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Development, joins Coach Tony Ersland and hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to talk about programs in place at Purdue to help ensure Boilermaker student-athletes get a complete college experience during their time on campus.
Super senior Max Lyon joins Coach Tony Ersland and hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to discuss his summer, the process of deciding on utilizing his CoVid Exemption year and why "Field of Dreams" is a superior movie to "Hoosiers". 0:00 - Welcome Max Lyon 2:34 - One More Year 4:52 - Summer work 9:15 - Summer wrestling 13:35 - No redshirt, “It goes fast.” 17:50 - Future planning 24:00 - Writing a book? 28:00 - Field of Dreams
Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to take a DEEP dive into the results from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, what the success of USA Wrestling can mean for the sport in America and the experience Coach Ersland has working with champions and medalists on the Olympic and World Championship level.
Coach Tony Ersland talks about U-23 results, the non-conference schedule release and the newly opened active recruiting window in the latest podcast. Discussions also range from mullets to a doppelgänger for Coach Ersland that has him nearly fall out of his chair with laughter.
Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to discuss end-of-year awards, the state of collegiate wrestling as it relates to the NCAA transfer portal, who is competing in this weekend's Senior and Junior Nationals in Coralville, Iowa and thoughts on the University of Missouri wrestling program moving back to the Big 12. Coach Ersland also gives one more pitch for contributing to the Purdue Day of Giving.
Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to dissect the results from the 2021 NCAA Championships which saw eight Boilermakers record at least one win and two come within one match of the podium. Coach Ersland also does some big-picture talk on what the championships meant to the sport and to his program and we revisit a spot-on impersonation of Coach by none other than Christian Brunner.
Senior Devin Schroder joins the show this week to talk about his HUGE announcement that he is returning for the 2021-22 season! Coach Ersland talks about Devin and fellow future super senior Max Lyon, what the move means for the team and what it says about the culture of Purdue Wrestling.
Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to discuss the results from the 2021 Big Ten Championships, who performed well and what the team still needs to work on as eight Boilermakers get ready for next week's NCAA Championships in St. Louis.
Coach Ersland, Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm go through the brackets for the 2021 Big Ten Championships.
MatScout Willie joins the show today to talk about a wide array of topics! Willie Saylor joins Coach Tony Ersland and hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to preview Big Ten Championships, discuss the current state of college wrestling and high school recruiting.
Coach Tony Ersland joins Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to discuss the regular season finale, a 38-3 dual meet victory over in-state rival Indiana, a meet that saw the Boilermakers win nine of 10 bouts, including six bonus point victories. Coach Ersland talks about the lessons learned in the final dual of the year and the points of emphasis as the team prepares now for championship season.
Coach Tony Ersland sits down with hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to talk about NCAA Auto-Bid Allocations for each conference and how it affects the Big Ten and the Boilermakers. They also discuss the dual win at Michigan State last Friday night and the upcoming rivalry matchup with Indiana Monday night on the BTN.
Coach Ersland and the guys talk about Sunday's Triple Duals with Ohio State and Iowa, what lessons were learned in those competitions and takes a look at this weekend's trip to East Lansing to take on Michigan State. Ersland and the crew also discuss anticipation of the first round of coaches' rankings, expected this week.
Earl Smith from The Open Mat joins the show this week to talk with Coach Tony Ersland and the guys about a variety of things including the 2021 season, the challenge of doing weight class rankings during an abbreviated campaign and why he thinks Purdue Wrestling is on an upward trajectory. The crew also recaps the dual split with Minnesota and Rutgers and previews this weekend's action against Iowa and Ohio State.
Head coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to discuss the results at Illinois and Wisconsin while previewing this weekend trip to New Jersey for a triple dual against Rutgers and Minnesota. The guys also discuss several individuals including Gerrit Nijenhuis, Tom Penola, Max Lyon and Kendall Coleman and spend some time talking about traveling in the time of CoVid.
Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to break down the squad's season-opening win over Northwestern, the promising performance of four true freshmen seeing their first collegiate action and the steady hand of veterans Devin Schroder and Thomas Penola. The guys also preview this weekend's road swing to Illinois and Wisconsin and spend some time honoring the late Don Corrigan, the former Purdue coach and long-time mentor to the program, who passed this week.
Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to discuss the beginning of the Big Ten season and the Boilermakers' home opener Friday night against Northwestern in Holloway Gymnasium.
Head coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to talk about the Big Ten releasing the 2021 schedule. The guys go through the nine-week slate, talk about the challenges or getting ready for an unprecedented season and discuss preseason rankings that saw seven Boilermakers get national attention.
Head coach Tony Ersland discusses all of the latest developments related to the 2021 competition schedule including an official start date, a competition model and when Championship season begins. He also talks about some exciting tweaks to the structure this year to ensure competition is as equitable as possible. Coach Ersland and hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm also talk about the academic performance of the team and discuss some holiday shenanigans by a couple pesky Elves on Shelves.
The Purdue wrestling team saw its first action in eight months over the weekend, and head coach Tony Ersland, Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett recap the action on this week’s episode of the Always Aggressive Podcast. In addition to the results from the U23 and UWW Junior Nationals, the guys take a look at FloWrestling’s showcase event from the weekend and put the final touch on last week’s recruiting news.
Head Coach Tony Ersland gets a chance to talk to the newest members of the Boilermaker Family as Stoney Buell, Dustin Norris and Ben Vanadia join the show. The three talk about their recruiting process, why they chose Purdue and what they are most looking forward to about joining the program.
Coach Tony Ersland and hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm talk about U-20 and U-23 Nationals, the importance of voting and making informed decisions and the support structure in place at Purdue from an academic standpoint . Coach Ersland also answers the hypothetical situation of how difficult it would be to have to watch his team compete on television as Purdue Football Coach Jeff Brohm had to do last weekend in the win over Iowa.
The NCAA eligibility extension ruling, Dan Gable earning the Presidential Medal of Freedom and an update on the current team are all on the docket this week as head coach Tony Ersland sits down with hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm. The guys also discuss a few hot topics in the wrestling world including Super 32, Fresno State and USA Wrestling's decision not to take part in 2020 Worlds.
Senior Devin Schroder joins Coach Tony Ersland and the guys to talk about his senior season, how much he has grown as a wrestler and a student while at Purdue and his academic journey as an industrial engineering. Coach Ersland also gives a little insight into the scheduling process and what fans can expect from the coming season as conversations continue within the Big Ten Conference offices and the group discusses high profile high school tournaments taking place in recent days and how much they figure in the recruiting process.
Head coach Tony Ersland and hosts Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett talk about all things Purdue Wrestling. In the latest episode, they discuss the current recruiting landscape, some high profile events on the horizon and the development of the team so far this semester. They guys also talk about the return of football and how it affects the wrestling world and they give some shout-outs to some program alumni doing big things in the mixed-martial arts world.
Coach Tony Ersland and friends welcome redshirt junior Jared Florell to the show this week to discuss his life on the mat with the Boilermakers and his VERY busy life away from wrestling. The Krannert School of Management student talks about his work in the classroom, his wide-ranging academic experiences at Purdue and his involvement with a variety of leadership groups including the Purdue Student-Athlete Advisory Council and the Big Ten Anti-Hate, Anti-Racism Coalition. The crew wraps up by discussing the Purdue Day of Giving and the importance of supporting college athletics.
Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett to talk about the first few weeks of the fall semester, how good it feels to get back to work with the team and who took major steps forward this summer. The guys also talk in depth about the logistics of scheduling classes, practices and training in the new era.
Head coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to open up the second season of the Always Aggressive podcast. This week, Coach Ersland talks about the team's very productive summer, welcomes graduate transfer heavyweight Jamarcus Grant and discusses the full team's return for the opening of the fall semester this week in West Lafayette. Coach and the guys also speak at length about the John Purdue Club's "More Than a Game" campaign and the importance of supporting the larger mission of collegiate athletics. And finally, Coach Ersland talks about the several wrestling showcases that took over the sport in recent weeks and mentions his favorite matchup of the summer.
This week’s Always Aggressive Podcast put the finishing touches on the 2019-20 Purdue Wrestling season as head coach Tony Ersland and hosts Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett broke down the Boilermakers’ postseason awards both on-and-off the mat. The Boilermakers killed it in the classroom this season, earning NWCA Scholar All-America team honors for the second straight season, grabbing three individual NWCA academic awards and tying the program record with 13 Academic All-Big Ten selections. The team had a 3.29 grade point average (GPA) during the spring semester, and pushed the squad’s cumulative GPA over a 3.0. Dylan Lydy put a cherry on top of the academic recognition Wednesday, receiving Purdue’s Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship honor. Unable to hold the team’s 2019-20 postseason banquet, the Boilermakers announced their team award for the season via social media. Ersland handed out eight honors for the season, recognizing Lydy, fellow senior Christian Brunner, junior Devin Schroder, sophomore Parker Filius and freshmen Thomas Penola and Kendall Coleman.