Jake Short
Jake  Short

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Simley HS

Weight:
157

Experience:
2L


01/22/2017

Gophers Race Past Hoosiers

Four consecutive bonus points wins to start Sunday’s dual staked Minnesota to a large early lead, and consistent performances throughout the lineup sealed the victory

01/20/2017

Minnesota Falls to Nebraska

In a dual defined by both teams putting together runs in one half of the match, the Gophers strong start wasn't quite enough to upend the Huskers.

01/09/2017

Highlights: Southern Scuffle

Minnesota produced more champions, finalist and placewinners in the event than it had since 2014

01/06/2017

Minnesota Falls to No.3 Penn State

In their return to the dual season on the heels of an exhausting Southern Scuffle tournament, the Gophers fell to the defending national champs, 33-6

01/02/2017

Gophers Take Fourth at Southern Scuffle

By almost any measure, the program's performance in this year's tournament was its best showing in several year

03/17/2016

NCAA Wrestling Day One

NCAA Action

03/06/2016

Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Day Two Action

03/05/2016

B1G Wrestle1

Bigten Wrestling Day One

02/19/2016

Gophers vs Cyclones

National Duals

01/17/2016

Gophers vs Rutgers

Big Ten Wrestling

Photo Gallery


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two-time letterwinner ('15, '16)
  • NCAA qualifier ('16)
  • Podium finish at Big Ten Championships ('16)
  • Academic All-Big Ten ('15)
  • Four-time open tournament champion: 2015 Bison Open, 2015 Aloha Open, 2014 North Country Open and 2013 Dragon Open

2015-16 REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE
Overall Record: 16-11
Dual Meet Record: 6-5
Big Ten Record: 4-5
Pins: 4
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: 1

Letterwinner • placed seventh at Big Ten Tournament • earned at-large bid for first career NCAA tournament appearance • placed second at Cliff Keen Invitational • earned first career ranking following Cliff Keen Invitational • placed third at Daktronics Open • earned first career ranked victory with a 2-1 decision over No. 8 Anthony Collica (Oklahoma State) • beat No. 4 Jason Tsirtsis (Northwestern) by a 7-4 decision for first win against a top-5 opponent • wreslted against 10 ranked opponents, earning four victories • had seven match winning streak during season • won four matches by fall, two of which came within the first two minutes of the match 


2014-15 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Overall Record:
14-10
Dual Meet Record: 6-7
Big Ten Record: 2-5
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: 1

Letterwinner • Academic All-Big Ten • Began season with a pair of convincing victories in the Bison Open, first over Jake Kostik (Concordia-Moorhead) by tech fall, 20-5, then over Joe Umlauf (North Dakota State) by major decision, 15-4 • Made career dual debut at Air Force with a 1-0 victory over Gerald McGinty • Began dual career with three straight wins, adding victories over Jake Elliot (Wyoming) and Austin Uecker (Grand Canyon) • Won the Aloha Open title with a 3-0 record • Won his last three dual matches of the season, including a 3-1 decision over Randy Languis (Ohio State) in sudden victory overtime • Suffered season-ending injury during Big Ten Championships


2013-14 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)
Overall Record: 25-8
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 6
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: 1

Finished the season with a 25-8 overall record, competing solely in open meets • Finished third at Daktronics Open, posting three pins and a victory by major decision during the event • Placed second at Bison Open, suffering his only defeat at the hands of fellow Gopher Nick Dardanes • Placed first at Dragon Open with a record of 4-0, finishing the meet with a pin against Beau Voegeli of Northern State • Finished first at North Country Open with a record of 4-0, including his only victory by technical fall for the season, a 19-4 win over Joe Umlauf of North Dakota State

HIGH SCHOOL
2013 graduate of Inver Grove Heights High School • Minnesota Academic All-State • Six-time wrestling and tennis letterwinner • Four-time football letterwinner • Minnesota Athlete of the Year • Pioneer Press Mr. Wrestler


PERSONAL
Born October 24, 1994 • Son of Will and Jodi Short • Siblings Taylor and Morgan • Lists winning the Fargo Invitational as his most memorable sports thrill • Lists family, friends, God, tennis, wrestling and football as his interests and hobbies



Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2013-14 (RS) 25-8 - - - - 6 1 1 - - - -
2014-15 14-10 6-7 2-5 - - 1 1 DNP - -
2015-16 16-11 6-5 4-5 4 - - 1 7th DNP
Totals 30-21 12-12 6-10 4 1 2 - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Race Past Hoosiers

1/22/2017

Four consecutive bonus points wins to start Sunday’s dual staked Minnesota to a large early lead, and consistent performances throughout the lineup sealed the victory

Minnesota Returns to Indiana

1/21/2017

After four years without a trip to the Hoosier State, the Gophers return for the first of three trips to Indiana in the next eight weeks

Lunde and Balow Share Worthington Open Title

1/21/2017

Dalton Lunde’s first career collegiate tournament title headlined a day when seven Gopher wrestlers produced top-four performances

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