Jake Short
Jake  Short

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Simley HS

Weight:
157

Experience:
3L


03/16/2018

Lizak Becomes Two-Time All-American

Ethan Lizak’s march through wrestlebacks highlighted Minnesota’s second day at the NCAA Championships in Cleveland

03/15/2018

Minnesota Wraps Up Opening Day at NCAAs

Five Gophers will look to work their way through wrestlebacks tomorrow to earn All-America honors

03/14/2018

Gophers Prepared to Wrap Up Season at NCAAs

Minnesota wraps up its 2017-18 season looking for another strong finish at the national tournament

03/17/2017

Four Gophers Become All-Americans; Two into Finals

A quartet of Gophers earned All-America status on the second day of the 2017 NCAA Championships, led by Ethan Lizak and Brett Pfarr, who will wrestle for individual titles on Saturday

03/16/2017

Four Gophers in Quarters at NCAAs

Minnesota sits in seventh after the opening day of competition in St. Louis, with seven wrestlers still alive heading into Friday’s matches

03/16/2018

Friday Wrestlebacks

NCAA Wrestling Action

03/15/2018

NCAA Wrestling Day One

Division One Wrestling Action

03/04/2018

Final Day at Big Tens

Big Ten Wrestling Action

03/03/2018

First Day at Big Tens

Conference wrestling action.

01/28/2018

Gophers vs Wildcats

Senior Day Wrestling Action

Photo Gallery


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two-time NCAA qualifier ('16, '17)
  • Cliff Keen Invitational champion ('16)
  • Three-time letterwinner ('15, '16, '17)
  • Two-time podium-finisher at Big Ten Championships ('16, '17)
  • Academic All-Big Ten ('15)
  • Four-time open tournament champion

2016-17 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR
Overall Record:
26-14
Dual Meet Record:
6-5
Big Ten Record:
5-4
Pins:
2
Major Decisions:
7
Technical Falls:
- -

NCAA Qualifier • Letterwinner • Cliff Keen Invitational champion • finished one match shy of All-America finish at NCAA Championships • took fifth place at Southern Scuffle • placed at Big Ten Championships for second straight year

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
2016-17 26-14 6-5 5-4 2 7 - - 5th DNP
Totals 56-35 18-17 11-14 6 8 2 - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

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The Gophers currently have seven in the top 10 of TheMat.com's U.S. Senior men's freestyle rankings.

Three Gophers Named to NWCA All-Academic Team

Three Gophers Named to NWCA All-Academic Team

4/19/2018 - Wrestling

The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced today their Division I All-Academic individuals, with the University of Minnesota wrestling team having three selected this year.

Catching Up with Logan Storley

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4/18/2018 - Wrestling

Logan Storley is coming off his Bellator 197 victory over Joaquin Buckley, where he won by unanimous decision in St. Charles, Mo.

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