Makovsky and Matzek to go ‘On the Mat’ this week

Jim Makovsky and Mark Matzkek will go “On the Mat” this Wednesday, October 10.

Makovsky is his 20th year as the head wrestling coach at Minnesota State-Mankato. He has coached 10 NCAA champions during his tenure.

Matzek is in his fifth year as the head wrestling coach at Augsburg College. He led the Auggies to an NCAA Division III wrestling championship in 2010. He was also a two-time NCAA champion for Augsburg. Continue reading

Takedown Wrestling Audio Interview: Nick Wanzek

Intermat’s No. 33 overall senior recruit has made his decision. Nick Wanzek (Simley, Minn.), a two-time state champion, Junior National folkstyle state champion, and Cadet National folkstyle champion, has given his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota to wrestle for J Rob in 2013. He becomes the second Simley wrestler to the commit to the Gophers in the last 2 weeks, joining teammate Jake Short. Listen at