Meet Our Staff

Mat Mlodzinski
Founder, Bracketologist, Co-Graphics, On Air Talent, and ACC/Big East Contributor

A junior at Seton Hall University, Mat is a Broadcaster and Director for their Pirate Sports Network and WSOU 89.5 FM radio station.  In addition, Mat writes for The Setonian, Inside the Loud House, and Ambush Sports Network.  In his free time, Mat loves to golf, spend time with family, and travel.  Lastly, he gives all credit to God.

 

  • Major: Visual and Sound Media
  • Favorite Team: Syracuse Orange
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Sam Bass
ACC Contributor and On Air Talent

A junior in High School, Sam pitches on the varsity baseball team and is the sports editor for his school paper.  Outside of school, he enjoys hanging out with friends.

 

  • Favorite Team: Virginia Cavaliers
Shannon Boy
Big Ten Contributor

A teacher in Scott County, Virginia for at risk high school students, Shannon has also been a coach at Gate City High school since 2000.  Boy attended King University, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in History with a minor in Secondary Education.  In his spare time, Boy loves to listen to music, watch movies, and go hiking or biking.  He also loves to read books written by some of basketballs greatest coaches.  

Pascale Bushaw
On Air Talent and Contributor
Eklavya Chawla
Lead Graphic Designer

Originally from Connecticut, Eklavya chose to enroll at Purdue University, where he is currently a freshman.  He has done graphic design since age 14 and ran an instagram account for 3 years posting soccer designs.

 

  • Major: Economics
  • Favorite Team: Purdue Boilermakers
Ivanna Guerrero
On Air Talent

A freshman at Rutgers University, Ivanna has goals of becoming a film editor, line producer, and camera operator for both the film world and the TV industry.  She is involved in music organizations and has been playing instruments since the age of 7.

 

  • Favorite Team: North Carolina Tar Heels
Leilani Fitzpatirck
Contributor

As a freshman at Arizona State University, Leilani is a member of the Association of Women in Sports Media Club and has applied to be on the executive board, as the director of social media.  She is also a member of Cronkite Cut, a student produced entertainment show, where she sits as a member of the social media team.  Fitzpatrick also writes articles for her school's radio station's music blog.  Outside of school organizations, she is a contributor for 'Venom Strikes', the Arizona Diamondbacks Fansided Page.

 

  • Major: Print Journalism
  • Favorite Team: Arizona State Sun Devils
Matt Karner
Interview Correspondent and Big East Contributor

From St. Louis, Missouri, Matt is a graduate of Truman State University with a B.S. in Exercise Science.  He got his start in sports journalism when he was a member of the Super 10 committee with the NCAA and Turner Studios.  Since then, he has been doing bracketology for the past six years and loves doing it.  Lastly, he was a manager at Butler University for the women's program in 2011.

 

  • Favorite Team: Butler Bulldogs
Cierra Loomis
ACC/SEC Contributor and On Air Talent

Cierra Loomis is originally from Vermont, but is currently a sophomore at the University of Alabama.  She really enjoys human communication, sports, writing, and social media.  At Alabama, Loomis is part of the Women's Rugby Football Club and the concert band on campus.

 

  • Major: News Media with a focus in Journalism
  • Favorite Team: Alabama Crimson Tide
Nick Musial
Big Ten/Big 12 Contributor

Nick is currently a in the process to transferring to the University of Kansas, where he will be a sophomore next year.  From Deerfield, Illinois, he grew up playing baseball, but always has had a passion for college basketball.  In 2016, Nick won the CBS Bracket Challenge Grand Prize, and attended the 2017 Final Four in Phoenix.  Nick loves to share his knowledge of college basketball, as he is also a highly regarded handicapper.

Ariel Puterman
Pac 12 Contributor and NBA Draft Analyst

A freshman at the University of Kansas, Ariel is a die hard sports fan, especially basketball and football.

 

  • Major: Marketing
  • Favorite Team: Kansas Jayhawks  
Collin Speicher
ACC/SEC Contributor and On Air Talent

A sophomore at the University of South Carolina, Collin got his hand into sports at a very young age, thanks to his parents.  Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Collin played soccer, baseball, and basketball from middle school to high school.  While in high school, Speicher also joined their 'good morning show', becoming the sports anchor.  In addition, Speicher became the play by play broadcaster for his high school, streamed on the local station.  Speicher met Coach K at age 11, who told him to, "Follow your dreams", which is exactly what he plans on doing.

 

  • Major: Broadcast Journalism
  • Favorite Team: Duke Blue Devils
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