The George Mason wrestling team is coming off a 17-16 win over Maryland on Sunday and competes at the Navy Classic on Saturday, November 22. GoMason.com caught up with freshman Connor Eckhardt in this installment of Rookie Wrestlers.
GoMason.com: What factors helped you choose to attend George Mason University?
Connor Eckhardt: The great coaching staff and the great mason community as whole.
GoMason.com: What would you say is your favorite thing about George Mason?
Eckhardt: The people, I've become really close with a lot of people on and off the wrestling team.
GoMason.com: What are some things you looking forward to now that you are wrestling at the collegiate level?
Eckhardt: Winning a national title.
GoMason.com: What kind of goals do you have for the upcoming season?
Eckhardt: [To] get myself healthy and ready to compete as quickly as my body will allow it.
GoMason.com: Which meets are you looking forward to attending this season?
Eckhardt: Grapple at the Garden sounds like an awesome tournament to compete in and watch.
GoMason.com: What is one thing that you would like people to know about you?
Eckhardt: That I'm here to win.
GoMason.com: What is your favorite…
TV show - Arrow
Actor - Denzel Washington
Sport outside of wrestling - Football