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Get the inside scoop on everything associated with the wrestling program at Virginia Tech. Interviews with coach Kevin Dresser and his staff along with news, reviews, previews and interviews on everything related to Hokie Wrestling. Check us out at www.insidevirginiatechwrestling.com. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

Get the inside scoop on everything associated with the wrestling program at Virginia Tech. Interviews with coach Kevin Dresser and his staff along with news, reviews, previews and interviews on everything related to Hokie Wrestling. Check us out at www.insidevirginiatechwrestling.com. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.
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Blacksburg, VA

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Get the inside scoop on everything associated with the wrestling program at Virginia Tech. Interviews with coach Kevin Dresser and his staff along with news, reviews, previews and interviews on everything related to Hokie Wrestling. Check us out at www.insidevirginiatechwrestling.com. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

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(651) 315-8171


Episodes

National finalist Jared Haught on his career in Blacksburg - VT65

4/4/2018
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NCAA finalist and three-time All-American Jared Haught finally makes an appearance on Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling. The Parkersburg High School alum talks about his West Virginia roots, his move to Parkersburg, his reasons for choosing Virginia Tech and what it's like to go through a senior season preparing to graduate AND get married. We also get some insight on what and where the Horseman and horse noises stuff comes from. SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spreaker...

Duration:00:37:53

Tony Robie recaps the Hokies NCAA championship performance - VT64

3/23/2018
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Tony Robie is on the road to Virginia Beach to do some recruiting at the NHSCA Nationals, but before he gets to finding the next generation of Hokie wrestlers, we'll talk with Robie about the 2018 NCAA Division I Championships. Virginia Tech finished eighth and had three All-Americans, led by the school's second-ever finalist, Jared Haught at 197 pounds. Zack Zavatsky finished sixth, while David McFadden earned his second All-American honor, finishing fifth at 165 pounds. Robie talks...

Duration:00:33:46

ACC Champions! Tony Robie recaps the tournament and looks to Cleveland - VT63

3/7/2018
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What could we possibly talk about on Episode 63 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling? The ACC Championships, of course. Then again, we recorded this show just a few hours before brackets were released, so there's no bracket chatter, just coach Tony Robie's reactions to the title and what to expect from the team in Cleveland. Listeners of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling can also get a $5 discount on the Mat Talk Online Division I Preview Guide by using the offer code "hokie." Click here to...

Duration:00:37:37

Virginia Tech coach Tony Robie breaking down Friday's dual with NC State - VT62

2/16/2018
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Life on the road this time of year is part of the job description. Virginia Tech's Hokie wrestling squad will try to upend sixth-ranked NC State to claim the regular season ACC title. Coach Tony Robie will recap the sluggish win over Virginia and give a quick synopsis of the dual with NC State on Friday in Raleigh. Listeners of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling can also get a $5 discount on the Mat Talk Online Division I Preview Guide by using the offer code "hokie." Click here to...

Duration:00:36:10

Assistant Coach Frank Molinaro is back from Siberia to discuss his bronze and the Hokies' lineup

2/8/2018
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Frank Molinaro rejoins the show after a few weeks away from Blacksburg. The Virginia Tech assistant coach joins Episode 61 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling to talk about his trip to Krasnoyarsk, Russia, which for those of you wondering where that is - it's in Siberia. Molinaro talks about the acclimation, his performance and how he's been balancing coaching and family with such ventures. He'll also explain how tough it is to come back from an overseas trip and get into the flow of...

Duration:00:30:12

Alumni weekend forthcoming as Lehigh and Duke come to Cassell - VT60

1/23/2018
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Episode 60 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling visits with coach Tony Robie who's back in Blacksburg after a 2-0 trip through Western Pennsylvania. The Hokies opened with a 20-15 win over Edinboro before topping Pittsburgh 31-6. We'll recap the Virginia Duals second-place finish and what Hokies need to improve down the stretch. This weekend is a big one for the Hokies as well, as it's Alumni Weekend. On Friday, No. 10 Virginia Tech will host No. 9 Lehigh at Cassell Coliseum. There will be...

Duration:00:30:21

Tony Robie prepares Hokie Wrestling for the 2018 Virginia Duals - VT59

1/10/2018
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Tony Robie is back to talk about the upcoming Virginia Duals on Episode 59 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling. But before things get rolling on what's going to go on in Hampton, we'll recap West Virginia, the Southern Scuffle, the F&M Open and get an answer about the situation at 149 pounds. We'll also get some intel on what Ty Walz, Frank Molinaro, Tyler Graff and Mekhi Lewis have been doing since the Scuffle and it involves some wrestling at altitude. Hokie fans are reminded there...

Duration:00:27:17

VT58: Tony Robie on Sunday's performance at the Grapple at the Garden

12/10/2017
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Tony Robie visits with Jason Bryant on location in New York City to talk about the performance of the squad coming off Vegas and after the 26-16 win over Princeton. SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | iOS App | Android App | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different...

Duration:00:21:43

VT57: U23 World bronze medalist Ty Walz and his Thanksgiving in Poland

11/30/2017
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How is the turkey in Poland? Ty Walz doesn't exactly know, but he does know how the meat-stuffed crepes are. That's how you spend Thanksgiving in Poland and that's some of the backstory as the volunteer assistant coach returned from the U23 World Championships with a bronze medal at 97kg. On Episode 57 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling, Walz talks about the transition to freestyle, the coaching and support he's receiving at the Southeast Regional Training Center, how his family did...

Duration:00:35:50

VT56: Tony Robie recaps wins over Chattanooga and CMU, looks ahead to Moss dual with Missouri

11/20/2017
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Tony Robie is back for another episode of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling. This week, we'll recap the two wins over Chattanooga and Central Michigan and preview the upcoming dual with Missouri at the Moss Arts Center. We'll also touch on performances from the Journeymen Collegiate Classic, breakdown what the freshmen need to do to improve and where the key matchups are with Missouri. Tickets are still available for the Moss dual, but there aren't many of them left. If you're in...

Duration:00:39:01

VT55: Tony Robie kicks off a new season looking towards Stanford, Hokie Open

10/31/2017
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Season 4 of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling kicks off as coach Tony Robie is set to begin his first full season as the new man calling the wrestling shots in Blacksburg. We'll breakdown some notable matches and outcomes from the wrestle-offs, as well as give a quick preview of the opening dual with Stanford before pushing fans to get their tickets for the Moss Arts Center dual against Missouri on November 25. Jared Haught will compete in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Sunday, November...

Duration:00:37:57

VT3-18: Jared Frayer's six-month report card

9/28/2017
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After six months on the job, assistant coach Jared Frayer and his family has settled into Blacksburg living. As a past Olympian, Frayer had the role of coaching another new hire, Frank Molinaro, at the U.S. World Team Trials in Lincoln, Nebraska. On the final episode of the third season of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling, Frayer opens up about why football games are important to recruiting, being a Buccaneers fan, his relationship with Molinaro and how he goes back with new assistant...

Duration:00:35:08

VT3-17: Assistant coach Frank Molinaro on his first six months in Blacksburg

9/26/2017
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After six months on the job, assistant coach Frank Molinaro and his family has settled into Blacksburg living. With two kids and another on the way, Molinaro compares the start of the 2017-18 preseason with his experiences at Penn State and Rutgers. Molinaro also talks about fall in Southwest Virginia, Hokie football and his relationship with Tony Robie and Jared Frayer. We also get a coaches perspective on what Tyler Graff will bring to the room. SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW iTunes |...

Duration:00:31:48

VT3-16: Tony Robie ready to seek out new blood for Hokie Nation

9/1/2017
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The school year has arrived and Tony Robie is looking to make sure Hokie Nation is engaged and ready to go for the future. As we enter September, we've got our new staff settling in and a donor drive up and rolling. Robie will break down how Frank Molinaro, Jared Frayer and Tyler Graff are adjusting to their new digs, while Ty Walz moves from athlete to coach but maintaining his training at the Southeast Regional Training Center. SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW iTunes | Stitcher | Spreaker |...

Duration:00:27:26

VT3-15: Coach Tony Robie talks recruiting and the newest additon to the SERTC

7/6/2017
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Tony Robie is hot on the recruiting trail as July 1 has come and gone. He's also had a chance to fire up the grill and celebrate the Fourth as Hokie wrestlers returned to campus for the upcoming wrestling camps hosted by Virginia Tech. We'll talk with Robie about some of the early stories on the road, the newest addition to the Southeast Regional Training Center, and some upcoming nuggets from the 2017-18 wrestling schedule. SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW iTunes | Stitcher | Spreaker |...

Duration:00:23:45

VT3-14: Computer gaming, Chipotle and the Blacksburg diet with Ty Walz

6/6/2017
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Ty Walz ended his career as a three-time Division I All-American for the Hokie wrestling program, just the third in the school's history. Walz will now move into a coaching role as the volunteer assistant coach as well as continue wrestling with hopes of making World and Olympic teams in the future representing the Southeast Regional Training Center. Today, we'll talk to Walz about his cut down to 97kg (213 pounds), why he's choosing to go the same weight as World and Olympic champion...

Duration:00:29:20

VT3-13: Time to meet new assistant coach Frank Molinaro

5/12/2017
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Olympian Frank Molinaro comes to Blacksburg as a four-time All-American and past NCAA wrestling champion. In August of 2016, Molinaro represented the U.S. at the Rio Olympic Games, finishing fifth at 65kg in men's freestyle. On the latest episode of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling, Molinaro talks about his rise to prominence in international wrestling, his desires to coach long-term, life at Penn State, similarities with his alma mater and Virginia Tech as well as the infamous "I choose...

Duration:00:37:20

VT3-12: Meet new assistant coach Jared Frayer

4/27/2017
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The offseason churns forward but we're going to take a pause and introduce new assistant wrestling coach Jared Frayer to Hokie Nation on the latest episode of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling. A two-time All-American at Oklahoma and a 2012 Olympian for Team USA, Frayer is a Florida native with coaching stops at his alma mater, Harvard, Iowa, and Wisconsin. After time away from coaching, Frayer got lured back and this time, it was to Blacksburg. SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW iTunes | Stitcher...

Duration:00:29:30

VT3-11: Tony Robie breaks down his hiring and the new coaching staff in Blacksburg

4/10/2017
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It's time for Tony Robie to officially take the lead on the latest episode of Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling. With Coach Robie now officially the head coach, he made sure to fill out his staff with two notable names with Olympic credentials. Coach Robie hired 2016 Olympian Frank Molinaro and 2012 Olympian Jared Frayer to join the Hokie wrestling staff after former assistants Mike Zadick and Derek St. John left Blacksburg to follow former coach Kevin Dresser to Iowa State. We'll recap...

Duration:00:36:09

VT3-10: Interim coach Tony Robie talks change and the upcoming ACC championships

3/1/2017
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With Kevin Dresser now at Virginia Tech, Tony Robie has been labeled as Virginia Tech's interim head wrestling coach. As the Hokies closed out the season ranked fourth in the nation, Robie now has to lead the Hokies into the postseason and that begins with this weekend's ACC tournament in Raleigh. We'll chat with Robie about his role, the level of responsibilities and what's changed and then we'll go weight-by-weight to expand on what the postseason chances are for the Hokie wrestling...

Duration:00:41:48

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