Thursday, July 12, 2012
Simley's Jake Short commits to Minnesota
By Marcus R. Fuller and Tim Leighton, Pioneer Press
|Simley's Jake Short (on top) dominated Tim Otsby from MAHACA as he later pinned his opponent in the 145 lb. AA weight class during the finals of the Individuals Tournament of the HS State Wrestling Tournament championships at the Xcel Energy Center in St Paul Saturday evening March 3, 2012. (John Doman/Pioneer Press)|
Three-time state wrestling champion and Simley High School senior Jake Short gave an oral commitment to the University of Minnesota, according to his father and high school coach, Will, on Wednesday, July 11.
Short ranks fourth in the nation at 145 pounds, according to intermatwrestle.com.
As a junior last season, he won an individual state championship for the third consecutive season with a victory in the Class 2A 145-pound title match in March at the Xcel Energy Center. He also helped Simley win its fifth straight team title.
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