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Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling

Release Date: 03/24/2016

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Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling

After representing the United States on six World teams and coming away with a bronze medal in 2015 and a silver medal in 2017, James Green is calling it a career. On Episode 113 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling, Green talks about his career, why he’s leaving his shoes on the mat, what’s next with USA Wrestling and he also reflects on his time in Lincoln and Blacksburg, where he closed out his competitive career.    Green represented Team USA at six straight World Championships, starting in Las Vegas in 2015 before closing out his run in Oslo in 2021. In 2017, Green’s...

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Recapping the 2022 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships with Virginia Tech All-American Bryce “Buckle Up” Andonian. The Ohio native has represented the United States at the Junior World Championships and provided #HokieNation and the wrestling world highlight reel throws and an unorthodox style that makes him a draw to anyone who likes exciting wrestling and bonus points.    Andonian talks about growing up wrestling in Ohio, how he ended up wrestling at Ohio powerhouse St. Edward and when he first started to get noticed by Virginia Tech. He then goes into what he learned in...

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We’ll go weight-by-weight with Hokie head wrestling coach Tony Robie to recap the ACC Championships and see what adjustments need to be made moving forward heading into next week’s NCAA Championships on Episode 111 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling. SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW  |  |  |  | |   |    SUPPORT THE NETWORKAnd if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, . There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling...

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Our final episode from the on-campus visit to Virginia Tech is with athletic trainer Sean Collins. A New York native with nearly zero wrestling experience before coming to Blacksburg, Collins talks about is journey to Virginia Tech and what it’s been like working with the wrestling program and falling in love with the sport.  Collins is one of the frontliners when it comes to making sure wrestlers are at their best heading into matches, practice and the postseason. He’s also first on the scene when it comes to injuries and prognosis of athletes’ bumps and bruises. Collins explains...

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A Sports Information Director has a number of duties when it comes to promoting, covering and disseminating information about a certain sport. For Guam native Ethan Aguigui, his immersion into Virginia Tech’s wrestling culture has come with a number of responsibilities and taking on the role of the team’s SID has been a new challenge. On Episode 109 of Virginia Tech Wrestling, we’ll sit down with Aguigui (pronounced Ah-gee-gee) prior to the Hokies’ win over Duke on February 4 to see what his acclimation has been like to wrestling on the mainland and how the wrestling system is in his...

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Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling is on location in Blacksburg of all places as Jason Bryant is in Cassell getting some one-on-ones with the Hokies wrestling staff prior to the squad’s match with Duke on February 4, 2022. Yes, the match is over already, but Coach Robie will talk about the match-day preparation at this point in the season as we are about five hours away from match time and what the non-starters and starters are doing as time grows closer to the match.    Coach Robie also offers his perspective on the NC State situation and the subsequent non-conference rescheduling of...

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During the no-fans era of college sports in 2021, one name quickly rose to the forefront of college wrestling - Rock Harrison. During Virginia Tech’s down-to-the-wire criteria win over NC State last season, ACC Network color commentator and former U.Va. wrestler Gerard “Rock” Harrison’s spirited and emotional call was streamed to the computers and living rooms to wrestling fans around the world. As ESPN’s production crew split screened Harrison’s reaction after Sam Latona’s late two-and-two, much of the American wrestling public was captivated.    On Episode 107 of...

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The Moss Arts Center dual has been a unique fixture on the Virginia Tech wrestling schedule for nearly a decade. On Episode 106 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling, we’ll get a look into things on the Moss side of things with the Moss Center’s Executive Director and Virginia Tech’s Associate Provost for the Arts, Ruth Waalkes.   In her 12th year in Blacksburg, Waalkes talks about the early discussions that opened the door to wrestling in the facility, what the crossover has been like between arts and athletics and some of the cooler things the facility has brought to campus,...

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Another season of Hokie wrestling is here and that means another season of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling is kicking off with head coach Tony Robie. Coach Robie talks about getting back to normal in Blacksburg, what the new normal is and what it’s like. Robie also breaks down how the scholarship figures are a bit different in the wake of the extra year, as well as how well Virginia Tech has been able to recruit once the recruiting dead period ended.    Other topics discussed include the schedule this year, Friday’s ACC duals on the ACC Network, The Moss dual with George Mason on...

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Kevin Dresser returns to Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling for Episode 31 where we'll recap the 2016 NCAA Division I Championships that took place March 17-19 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The Hokies finished fourth with 82 points and in the process became the first team from the ACC to come home from the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships with a team trophy. The Hokies also produced a school-record six All-Americans and graduate just one placing senior, Nick Brascetta, who became a three-time All-American.

We'll go weight-by-weight and recap this amazing tournament.

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