Athlete of the Week Archive

Feb. 20, 2006

LARAMIE, Wyo. -




Malcolm Havens


At what age did you start wrestling?
"I started wrestling when I was six years old."

What other hobbies do you have other than wrestling?
"I play guitar and I am also into photography."

You had an extremely successful high school career; did you always want to wrestle in college?
"Yeah I always knew that I would like to wrestle at the collegiate level."

Is it hard for you to stay motivated in such a demanding sport?
"It's kind of off and on. I kind of have a love-hate relationship with the sport."

How did you end up coming to Wyoming?
"I got a decent scholarship and I really liked the head coach. He's a good Christian man."

What has been the highlight of your career as a member of the Cowboy wrestling team?
"Just being able to wrestle for a division one program and wrestle under Steven Suder.

What does a typical day look like for you as a member of the Cowboy wrestling team?
"I get up, work out, go to class, after class we've got another workout, head back home and get some dinner, do some studying and crash."

What are your expectations or goals for this season?
"Definitely to be an All-American."

What's your major?
"I am double majoring in kinesiology and nutrition."

What are your plans after college?
"I am kind of leaving my plans open. I haven't really decided what I want to do yet."