Jake Short
Jake  Short

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Simley HS

Weight:
157

Experience:
3L


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

03/09/2017

Highlights: Big Ten Championships

Minnesota returned to the conference’s top-tier at this year’s conference tournament, finishing fifth to bring home its 20th top-five finish in the past 21 years

03/08/2017

Brackets for 2017 NCAA Championships Unveiled

Minnesota will be represented in nine different weights at this year's national tournament, including seven seeded wrestlers

03/07/2017

NCAA Announces Full Field for National Tournament

Wrestling fans learned exactly which 330 wrestlers will be competing at the NCAA Championships in St. Louis next weekend following an announcement from the NCAA on Tuesday afternoon

03/17/2017

Day 2 at National Championships

NCAA Wrestling Continues

03/16/2017

NCAA Wrestling Day One

NCAA Wrestling Action in St. Louis

03/05/2017

Big Ten Wrestling Finals

Conference Wrestling Action

03/04/2017

First Day of Big Tens

Tournament Wrestling Action

02/12/2017

Gohpers vs Buckeyes

Big Ten 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 - - - -

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