Wolf spiders are very interesting and come in many diverse forms. There are over 2000 species in various climates, but are found more abundant in prairies. Some wolf spiders hunt wandering around while others spin out cylindrical cobwebs, or hide in trapdoors for their victims to be surprised by. These are very common here in New Mexico where I live and am constantly trapping these little guys and throwing them back out. My wife uses the opposite approach.
Step 1. Scream and run from it shaking.
Step 2. Look for me.
Step 3. Hit it with a broom.
Note: Step 3 will be bypassed if I am nearby.