1. Gophersports: Why did you first decide to become a wrestler?
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Jonathon Volp: My 7th grade gym class had a wrestling unit and I really enjoyed it. My friend convinced me to join the actual team and I loved it.
GS: What made you want to come to
JV: It is a great school overall, and I wasn't getting scouted. I figured if I'm going to walk on anywhere, why not one of the premier programs in the nation?
GS: What are you most looking
forward to in college?
JV: Being able to train in a winning environment and living life on my own.
GS:Do you have any pre-match rituals?
JV: Music and sprints.
GS: What is playing on your ipod
JV: Eminem, Breaking Benjamin, AC/DC, Kanye West, Rise Against, Rage Against The Machine, Linkin Park, Drake, Tupac
GS: What are your favorite movies?
JV: The Rocky series, the Bourne series, Inception, The Town, High Plains Drifter, Ocean's Eleven, Burn After Reading, Saving Private Ryan
GS: What are some talents
or skills you have outside of wrestling?
JV: I'm a fairly good writer
8. GS: What do you plan to
JV: As of now, History, with the intention of transferring into Carlton if I get good enough grades.
9. GS: If you had to pick one thing to eat the rest of your life what would it
10. GS: What are some of your goals for your first season as a Golden Gopher?
JV: Improve every single day and work hard to establish myself as a valuable member of the team.
Favorite Sports Team? I'm a big fan of all the Minnesota professional sports teams
Favorite food? Gyros
Favorite T.V. Show? Sportscenter
Favorite vacation destination? Florida
Favorite Cereal? Reeses Puffs