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

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

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

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English


Episodes

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 9

11/10/2021
It's been a busy week for Purdue head coach Tony Ersland and the Boilermaker wrestling program, traveling to the East Coast, opening the 2021-22 season and adding a key piece to the Boilermaker family. Hear all about the crazy last few days on this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast. The Boilermakers signed Indiana native Brody Baumann to a national letter of intent Wednesday, inking a key piece of the future of the room. Ersland talks about why Baumann is such a great fit for the program,...

Duration:00:42:26

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 8

11/3/2021
The official start of the 2021-22 campaign is finally here and the Always Aggressive Podcast is back to get you ready for the Boilermakers’ season-opening duals. Purdue opens Saturday at Drexel University and Rider University. Purdue had its annual intra-squad wrestle offs Friday, opening the doors to Holloway Gymnasium for the first time since the end of the 2020 season. Ersland talked through the approach and execution of the team getting down to weight for the first time, and how they...

Duration:00:41:29

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 7

10/27/2021
Things are revving up for the 2021-22 Purdue wrestling season and the Boilermakers are starting to get people together to enjoy some wrestling. Head coach Tony Ersland and the crew go through it all on this week’s episode of the Always Aggressive Podcast. The gatherings started this past weekend as the Boilermakers hosted a family weekend with all the wrestling parents, which included an open practice on Saturday in addition to a tailgate before the Purdue football game. Many...

Duration:00:44:41

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 6

10/14/2021
The Purdue wrestling team officially started its 2021-22 this week and the Boilermakers are only three weeks out from their first competition of the year. Head coach Tony Ersland talks through the team’s early training and progress in addition to a few events on the horizon. Ersland remarks on the early action in the Blake Wrestling Room, specifically addressing the quick acclimation of the Boilermaker freshmen and the focus of upperclassmen Devin Schroder and Max Lyon. In the coming...

Duration:00:32:51

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 5

9/30/2021
Recruiting season is in full swing for the Purdue wrestling team and head coach Tony Ersland pulls back the curtain a bit to talk about the process, the visits and everything that goes with it for the Boilermakers. The Boilermakers have had some fantastic home football games in Ross-Ade Stadium, volleyball in Holloway Gymnasium and a variety of other events and appointments on campus. Ersland talks about everything that goes into it and what it takes to pull off the 48-hour trips. The...

Duration:00:36:49

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 4

9/16/2021
The Purdue wrestling team received its 2022 Big Ten Conference schedule this week, so head coach Tony Ersland, Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm talk through it and a few of the nation’s top events on the Always Aggressive Podcast. The Boilermakers’ eight conference duals were announced by the Big Ten, which will start on Jan. 7 at Nebraska. In addition to the full dual schedule, the crew talked about two events, one coming, one passed, and some of the fireworks involved. Ersland is headed to...

Duration:00:37:56

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 3

9/2/2021
The Always Aggressive Podcast welcomed special guest Peyton Stovall to the show Thursday, ready to talk about the Boilermakers’ EMPOWER program, all things Name, Image & Likeness, and his path to joining the Purdue family. Stovall serves as Purdue’s Assistant Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Development and is a Lafayette native, growing up in the area and attending Lafayette Jefferson High School. A member of the varsity basketball team in his undergraduate studies at Ball State...

Duration:00:41:12

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 2

8/19/2021
This week’s Always Aggressive Podcast features Purdue wrestling senior Max Lyon, who joins the show to discuss returning for his fifth year, how he spent the summer of 2021 and what lies ahead for the Iowa native. Lyon is one-of-two Boilermaker wrestlers using an extra year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is projected as the Purdue starter at 184 pounds again this season. He is a three-time Big Ten Championship placewinner and three-time NCAA Championship qualifier, in...

Duration:00:32:18

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 1

8/12/2021
Purdue wrestling head coach Tony Ersland, Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm are back, opening the 2021-22 academic year with Season Three of the Always Aggressive Podcast. The guys take a deep dive into the 2021 Olympic wrestling performance in Tokyo, honoring the many successful efforts by the Americans and several of the other individuals around the sport that made their achievements possible. Having coached several wrestlers who have had success on the Olympic and World Championship stages,...

Duration:00:46:38

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 24

6/9/2021
Purdue wrestling head coach Tony Ersland and crew bring you a summer update on the Always Aggressive Podcast, diving into the Boilermakers’ results from the U23 Freestyle Championships, the announcement of the non-conference schedule and some info on the newest group of Boilermakers set to come on campus. Sophomore Thomas Penola and senior Max Lyon led a group of Boilermakers to Lincoln, Nebraska for the U23 nationals, both earning spots on the podium. Ersland spoke on the efforts of...

Duration:00:40:47

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 23

4/28/2021
With the 2020-21 academic year coming to a close soon, the Purdue wrestling program remains buzzing with activity. Head coach Tony Ersland gave out team awards for the 2021 season, the nation has been taking a close look at the transfer portal and a handful of Boilermakers head to Iowa this weekend for the 2021 UWW Junior and Senior Freestyle National Championships. Before the seniors set sail from West Lafayette to start life, the Boilermakers took one last opportunity to enjoy a meal...

Duration:00:39:21

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 22

4/14/2021
Allowing enough time to pass, while still remaining close enough to the event to keep it relevant, head coach Tony Ersland and co-hosts Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett look back at Purdue wrestling’s 2021 NCAA Championships performance on this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast. The main theme of the show was to reflect on the successes of the 2021 season, the historical achievements of this group, while still not being satisfied with the progress to date and still pursing the team’s ultimate...

Duration:00:46:48

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 21

4/8/2021
The Purdue wrestling 2021-22 roster received some serious news this week as seniors Devin Schroder and Max Lyon announced their return to the program, while head coach Tony Ersland signed a pair of 2021 Indiana high school state champions. Schroder joined the Always Aggressive Podcast to talk about his return, the season and what lies ahead for the Boilermakers. While Lyon has been consistent in his intentions for 2021-22, Schroder walked a very different road this season. Having wavered...

Duration:00:31:03

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 20

3/10/2021
The 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships are in the books and the Boilermakers have eight individuals qualified for the national tournament. Purdue head coach Tony Ersland, Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett take a look back at the Boilermakers' performance over the weekend and what lies ahead at NCAA's. The Boilermakers placed eight individuals at the Big Ten Championships for the second straight year and finished in the top-six for the second straight season as well, scoring 76.0 points....

Duration:00:44:25

Always Aggressive Podcast | 2021 Big Ten Championships Special

3/5/2021
The Big Ten finalized seeds for the 2021 conference wrestling championships Friday, unveiling the first-round matchups for Purdue in tomorrow’s first session at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Boilermakers had two seeds changed from the initial release on Tuesday, seeing freshmen Jacob Rundell and Gerrit Nijenhuis move up one spot at 133 and 165 pounds, respectively. Senior Griffin Parriott is the Boilermakers’ overall top seed, earning the No. 3 spot at 149 pounds. He will open tomorrow’s...

Duration:00:32:27

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 19

3/3/2021
The Boilermakers welcomed a special guest to the Always Aggressive Podcast as they prep for this weekend’s Big Ten Championships. Willie Saylor of MatScouts joined to talk all things Purdue wrestling and conference tournament as Purdue sets sail for Penn State and the Bryce Jordan Center. A former employee of The Open Mat and FloWrestling, Saylor currently runs his own site through Rokfin.com, and offers content that varies from high school wrestling to NCAA predictions to his own podcast...

Duration:00:41:49

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 18

2/24/2021
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...

Duration:00:47:45

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 17

2/17/2021
The NCAA announced its conference automatic qualifier allocations for the 2021 wrestling championships last week and it’s created quite the buzz over the last six days. On this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast with head coach Tony Ersland, Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett, they discuss who got too many, who didn’t get enough and ideas for fixing the situation before we get to the conference tournaments. In addition to the latest national issue, Ersland reflects on the Boilermakers’ dual win...

Duration:00:45:57

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 16

2/10/2021
While the 17th-ranked Purdue wrestling team had a tough weekend in Holloway Gymnasium, falling to No. 1 Iowa and No. 11 Ohio State, the matches were not without some bright spots. Head coach Tony Ersland, Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett caught up on this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast to discuss the tri-dual, this weekend’s matchup at Michigan State and a few of the nationally relevant conversations in wrestling. Ersland expresses his distaste for “moral victories,” but was willing to...

Duration:00:47:36

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 15

2/3/2021
- The Purdue wrestling Always Aggressive podcast welcomes special guest Earl Smith of The Open Mat to this week’s show to cover last week’s results at Rutgers, a preview of the Boilermakers’ home tri-dual Sunday and a deeper look at the work that goes into covering wrestling on the national scene at multiple levels. A native of Virginia and the editor for The Open Mat since 2018, Smith has been involved in covering wrestling since 2007, and has tried to be a steady influence in the sport....

Duration:00:52:32