Brands, Sanderson to go 'On the Mat' this week
Kyle Klingman

This week's edition of "On the Mat" will feature Tom Brands and Cael Sanderson.

"On the Mat" is a weekly wrestling radio program that airs every Wednesday night. This week's broadcast can be heard live from 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time. The Dan Gable International Wrestling Institute and Museum in Waterloo, Iowa, hosts the show.

Brands is in his second year as the head wrestling coach at the University of Iowa. As an athlete, Brands won three NCAA titles for the University of Iowa and compiled a career college record of 158-7-2. He also won a World title in 1993 and an Olympic title in 1996. Brands is one of only two wrestlers to ever win three NCAA titles, an Olympic title, and a World title.

Sanderson is his second year as the head wrestling coach at Iowa State University. As an athlete, Sanderson won four NCAA titles for Iowa State University and compiled a career record of 159-0. He is the only Division I wrestler to win four NCAA titles and complete his college career undefeated. Sanderson also won a gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

Iowa and Iowa State will face each other in a dual meet on December 9th at 2 p.m. in Ames.

W.I.N. Magazine editor Mike Finn will be on the program for his bi-weekly segment. He will review several key wrestling events, including Iowa State's victory over Minnesota, the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, and the Bedlam dual meet between Oklahoma State and Oklahoma.