Always Aggressive - Purdue Wrestling Podcast

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Summary

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.

Show Notes

On the heels of history, the Always Aggressive Podcast dives into Purdue wrestling’s outstanding win over archrival Indiana on Monday in Holloway Gymnasium. The Boilermakers won 38-3, taking 9-of-10 matches against the Hoosiers, extending their series win streak to 11 straight and posting the largest margin of victory by either side in the rivalry in 100 years. 
 
Head coach Tony Ersland and co-hosts Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett devote specific attention to the victories by senior Griffin Parriott and freshman Gerrit Nijenhuis, who both won by fall Monday and picked up signature victories on their respective resumes. Six of the Boilermakers’ nine wins came with bonus points, as Purdue finished the Big Ten dual season at 4-5 and will now begin preparation for the 2021 Big Ten Championships, scheduled for March 6-7 at Penn State. 
 
The Purdue wrestling program has seen a pair of its members featured in the past week with feature stories produced on juniors Parker Filius and Jared Florell. The crew takes a look at some of the Boilermakers as more than just wrestlers, but takes a peek at them as individuals as they tell their respective stories. 
 
A few short notes at the end of the show on the extension of the NCAA recruiting dead period, the Big Ten Championships and a special guest on next week’s show. 
 
0:00 - Purdue over Indiana
2:12 - Historical implications
3:30 - Coaching insight in a win
10:53 - Parriott & Nijenhuis
19:24 - More IU Notes
31:00 - Boilermakers in the spotlight
42:50 - NCAA recruiting dead period extended
44:58 - Etc.

What is Always Aggressive - Purdue Wrestling Podcast?

Coach Tony Ersland and friends talk about the Boilermakers and the world of college wrestling.