Takedown Wrestling Radio and TheMat.com to cover 2012 D1 NCAA Wrestling Championships

The 2012 All Session/All Star Broadcast Team Features Jeff Murphy, Steve Foster and Scott Casber. Hollywood Star Billy Baldwin will join the crew for the finals of the 2012 NCAA Championships.

Listen in LIVE from St. Louis starting Thursday morning through the week and on Saturday night beginning at 6:30 CDT on TheMat.com.

Throughout the week TheMat.com and USA Wrestling’s Gary Abbott and Jason Bryant will stop by with updates from the world of wrestling. Saturday’s 9 to 11 AM traditional radio program will be filled with special guests as we make our way in to session 5 of the six session Championship.

TheMat.com plays host to the lively annual TDR broadcast in their continuing effort to promote the sport at all levels.

Fans can tune in to the audio broadcast of the event LIVE from St. Louis simply by going to the front page of TheMat.com

Fans at the NCAA’s and around the world can listen on their I Phones, I Pads or other smart phones entering on the front page of theMat.com

Broadcast Schedule for the 2012 NCAA Championships is brought to you by The St. Louis Sports Commission and TheMat.com

March 15th 2012

Session 1 – Thursday 11:00 AM
Eight Mats, Pigtails and First Round

Session 2 – Thursday 6:30 PM
Eight Mats, Preliminaries, Wrestleback Preliminaries, Wrestleback First Round, Championship Round: Second Round, Consolation Round

March 16th 2012

Session 3 – Friday 10:00 AM
Eight Mats, Quarterfinals and Wrestlebacks

Session 4 – Friday 6:00 PM
Six Mats, Semifinals and Wrestlebacks

March 17th 2012

Session 5 – Saturday 10:00 AM
Three Mats, Wrestleback Semifinals and 3rd-8th Medal Rounds (Broadcast begins at 9:00 AM CST)

Session 6 – Saturday 6:30 PM
One Mat, Finals and Award Ceremony

About Billy Baldwin
Baldwin is an actor, producer, and writer, known for his starring roles in such films as Flatliners (1990), Backdraft (1991), Sliver (1993), Fair Game (1995), Virus (1999), Double Bang (2001), as Johnny 13 in Danny Phantom (2004–2007), Art Heist (2004), The Squid and the Whale (2005), as himself in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, as Senator Patrick Darling in the TV drama Dirty Sexy Money (2007–2009) on ABC, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010), and now Baldwin is currently a regular guest on Gossip Girl as William van der Woodsen and Parenthood as Gordon Flint. Baldwin appeared as lead detective Brian Albert in the Lifetime Original Movie The Craigslist Killer. Baldwin appeared in 2011 as a dirty cop, former homicide detective Frank Delano, on Hawaii Five-0. His character is to appear on the second season of the CBS show as a recurring role.

Billy Baldwin, a member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and a college wrestling advocate, wrestled in high school on Long Island and continued his mat career at Binghamton University from 1981-85. He continues to speak about the importance of college wrestling in his life and in the lives of the rest of the nation.

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