Jake Short
Jake  Short

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Simley HS

Weight:
149

Experience:
2L


06/05/2016

Petry Paces Gophers at University Nationals

Skyler Petry and Michael Kroells provided bookends for Minnesota, earning podium finishes in the lightest and heaviest weight classes

06/02/2016

Gophers Send 10 to University Nationals

A group of 10 Minnesota wrestlers will compete in freestyle at the national summer tournament for collegiate student-athletes

04/25/2016

Gopher Wrestling Wraps Up Season at Awards Banquet

Program celebrates the outstanding individual accomplishments of the previous season and the careers of its senior class

03/17/2016

Pfarr Shines for Gophers on First Day of NCAAs

Four Gopher wrestlers advance to day two of the tournament, with Pfarr moving to the quarterfinals after a 2-0 opening day

03/06/2016

Four Gophers Punch NCAA Tickets at Big Tens

Led by third-place performances from the team's captains -- Brett Pfarr and Michael Kroells -- a quartet of Minnesota grapplers secured their spots in the national tournament

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 Welcome Five Newcomers This Season

8/23/2016

Four highly touted prep recruits and a two-time Division III All-American will join the Gophers this fall

Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair

8/17/2016

Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.

Summer Update: Brett Pfarr

8/8/2016

Before entering his senior year, wrestler Brett Pfarr studied abroad in Italy this summer.

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