Jake Short
Jake  Short

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Simley HS

Weight:
149

Experience:
1L


02/05/2016

Gophers Kick Off Weekend with Win Against Wildcats

Minnesota extends winning streak against Northwestern to 14 matches with Friday's victory

01/29/2016

Gophers fall in Iowa City

Wins by Tommy Thorn and Brett Pfarr provide bright spots for Minnesota in the loss

01/24/2016

Gophers Complete B1G Comeback in Win over Purdue

After falling behind by 12 points, Minnesota rattled off five consecutive wins to turn a possible loss into a five-point victory

01/17/2016

Gophers upset No. 8 Rutgers, 17-16

Bonus point win for Brett Pfarr makes the difference in Minnesota's victory

01/12/2016

Highlights: Maryland

Minnesota returned to its dual schedule last Friday with a 26-12 win over Maryland

01/17/2016

Gophers vs Rutgers

Big Ten Wrestling

01/08/2016

Minnesota vs Maryland

Big Ten Wrestling

11/29/2014

Gophers vs Cowboys

Wrestling Action

Photo Gallery


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 - -
Totals 14-10 6-7 2-5 - - 1 1 - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Kick Off Weekend with Win Against Wildcats

2/5/2016

Minnesota extends winning streak against Northwestern to 14 matches with Friday's victory

Coach's Corner: February 3

2/4/2016

In this week's trip to the Coach's Corner, Brandon Eggum wraps up last weekend's dual against Iowa and previews this weekend's set against Northwestern and Wisconsin

The Third Thorn

2/2/2016

The youngest in a family of All-American wrestlers looks to make his own mark with the Gophers

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