Josh Shupe
Josh  Shupe

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Marshfield, Wis.

High School:
Marshfield High School

Weight:
141

Experience:
1L


05/13/2016

Graduating Gophers

Minnesota graduates four wrestlers from this year’s roster, each with their own unique path forward now that their collegiate wrestling careers have ended

05/10/2016

Graduating Gophers: Josh Shupe

Josh Shupe’s experience at the University of Minnesota took him from everyday student, to student-athlete, to applying for medical school

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

10/30/2015

Gopher Wrestlers Recall Past Halloweens

With Halloween coming this weekend, Gopher wrestlers thought back to their favorite childhood costumes

05/20/2013

Minnesota Wrestling Presents Team Awards

Tony Nelson named Most Valuable Wrestler

Photo Gallery


2014-15 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR

Overall Record:
8-8
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: - -

Competed in four open tournaments • Began season with a pair of victories at Daktronics Open over Alec Lindsey (Mary) and Colin Ayers (Augustana) • Advanced to quarterfinals of the Luther Open with wins over Matt Adcock (Wisconsin-Whitewater) and Evan Guffey (St. John's) • Captured a season-best three wins during the Cobber Open, including a 6-0 decision over Alec Lindsey (Mary) in a rematch from the Dak earlier in the season


2012-13 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

Overall Record:
13-12
Dual Meet Record:
0-2
Big Ten Record: 0-2
Pins: - -
Major Decisions:
2
Technical Falls: - -

Academic All-Big Ten • Top Five Award at Golden Goldy's for having one of the five-best GPAs among all male Gopher student-athletes • Placed fifth at Bison Open with a record of 5-2 • Saw his first career Big Ten action wrestling in duals against Michigan State and Michigan, suffering defeats in both matches • Finished 3-1 at North County Open, earning a major decision over Fritz Vogel of St. Cloud State, 12-1


2012-13 • SOPHOMORE (REDSHIRTED)

Overall Record: 3-14
Dual Meet Record: - -

Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: - -
Major Decisions:
1
Technical Falls: - -

Finished season with 3-14 record • Saw 10-2 major decision against Justin Broberg of Simpson at the Daktronics Open • Named Gophers Underclassmen Academic Award for his 4.0 GPA • Won against Khadeem Stanton of Ellsworth in a 9-8 decision • Finished the Worthington Open (1/19) with a 1-2 record


HIGH SCHOOL

Holds Marshfield High School record for most takedowns in a season in 2011 • Holds the third highest record for most takedowns in a career • AP Scholar and "A" Honor Role Student • Letterwinner in both Football and Wrestling

PERSONAL

Majoring in Psychology• Plans to attend medical schoolSon of Colleen and Dean Shupe • Has one older sibling, Kara • Former teammate of Brock Jensen, Quarterback for NDSU • Josh's most memorable sports thrill was wrestling on the raised platform for the Bi-State Tournament • Enjoys playing guitar, running, and drawing

Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2012-13 (RS) 5-1 - - - - 1 1 - - - - - -
2013-14 13-12 0-2 0-2 - - 2 - - - - - -
2014-15 8-8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Totals 21-20 0-2 0-2 - - 2 - - - - - -

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