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 - - - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

Eight Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

3/22/2017

Five of the team’s NCAA qualifiers are among those honored by the conference for achievements in the classroom

Gophers Return to NCAA Top 10

3/18/2017

Minnesota finished seventh at the 2017 NCAA Championships, marking the 19th time in 21 season the Maroon and Gold have finished among the nation’s 10 best

Four Gophers Become All-Americans; Two into Finals

3/17/2017

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

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