Author Archives: Jason Bryant

Job Posting: Cleveland State Graduate Assistant

Cleveland State Wrestling

Cleveland State University.  The Cleveland State University wrestling program invites applications for the Graduate Assistant Wrestling Coaching position.  The graduate assistant will work the coaching staff, wrestling team, and athletic department staff on a daily basis.  Requirements include:  Collegiate wrestling experience, a bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and admission to a Cleveland State University Graduate ...

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Pucillo leans on friendship to ease difficult decision

Mike Pucillo

Ohio State’s Mike Pucillo was a three-time All-American and 2008 NCAA Division I Champion at Ohio State. By Jason Bryant, Mat Talk Online Special for TheOpenMat Mike Pucillo nervously held his phone 15 months ago as he sat in his apartment trying to find the right words. For months, the NCAA wrestling champion from Ohio State had tried time and ...

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Order the NCAA D1 Championship Fan Guide from Mat Talk Online

PRE-ORDER USING GUMROAD FOR $14.99! Available March 16 [gumroad id=”MTOTOM”] Get everything you need to know about the athletes competing at the 2015 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in St. Louis with Mat Talk Online’s NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship Fan Guide. This is the SAME guide ESPN and ESPN3 commentators will be using for research purposes. You can get ...

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Muhlenberg’s Shaun Lally talks about his new position as a Division III head coach – Short Time Ep. 121

Shaun Lally

After cutting his teeth coaching within the NCWA with the start-up club program at Stony Brook University on New York’s Long Island, Shaun Lally headed back home. The Lehigh Valley native recently took over the coaching position at Division III Muhlenberg, just a few miles from where he grew up wrestling in high school. After a collegiate career at Pittsburgh, ...

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Level2Sports Jeff “Peanut” Bowyer talks about the new event in Pennsylvania, Matsplosion – Short Time Ep. 118


Hey there folks, we’re ready for season two of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. The last few months, we’ve gone with more of an interview-style show, and that’s how I’m going to keep it for the time being. I’ll still provide some updates of the happenings in wrestling, but they’ll be on the Monday and Friday shows. If you’re new ...

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Basford Division II Preseason Rankings

Basford Rankings

Basford Division II National Rankings Preseason 2014-15 Rankings By: Chris Basford Basford22@yahoo.com Team Rankings: 1. Maryville—60 2. Notre Dame—59 3. St. Cloud State—49 4. Lindenwood—48 5. Mercyhurst—45 6. Western State—42 7. Nebraska-Kearney—39 8. Ouachita Baptist—39 9. McKendree—32 10. Pitt-Johnstown—21 11. Adams State—21 12. Kutztown—19 13. Fort Hays State—19 14. North Carolina-Pembroke—19 15. Central Oklahoma—19 16. Southwest Minnesota State—18 17. Upper ...

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