Jake Salazar
Jake Salazar

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Midway, Utah

High School:
Wasatch

Weight:
157


Last Updated: Feb. 7, 2014

Senior/Junior (2013-14)... Lost a close 7-6 decision in the first tiebreaker to Nebraska's #1 James Green (Feb. 7) ... Posted a 1-2 record at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30) ... Earned a 4-2 SV victory over Central Michigan's Luke Smith (Dec. 15) ... Dropped a close 9-7 decision to Oregon State's #3 R.J. Pena (Nov. 17).

Junior/Sophomore (2012-13)... Missed bulk of season with injury ... Started four dual meets at 157 pounds ... Posted a 4-2 season record ... Went 1-1 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) before withdrawing with injury ... Earned a 6-3 decision over Missouri's Kyle Bradley in the first round ... Claimed an 8-1 decision against Pittburgh's Troy Reaghard (Nov. 11) ... Posted a 16-5 major decision in dual-meet debut against Olivet's Kyle Witgen (Nov. 1).

Sophomore/Freshman (2011-12)... Competed in four tournaments ... Went 3-2 at the Simonson Open (Jan. 28) ... Placed sixth at the Mat Town Invitational (Dec. 29) with a 2-3 record ... Went 2-2 at the Nittany Lion Open (Dec. 4) ... Took sixth place at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 5) with a 2-3 record.

Freshman (2010-11)... Redshirted season ... Competed in five open tournaments ... Took fifth place at the Ashland Simonson Open (Jan. 22) with a 6-2 mark, a pin and three major decisions ... Captured the 157-pound title at the Purple Raider Open (Jan. 16) with a 5-0 record ... Defeated Ohio State's Josh Demas, 3-2, in the final ... Went 3-2 at 157 pounds at the Nittany Lion Open (Dec. 4) ... Captured the 149-pound freshman/sophomore title at the season-opening Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 6) with a 5-0 record ... Pinned Oakland's Tim Streit (1:04) for first collegiate win at the EMU event.

Prep... Graduated from Wasatch High School (2008) ... Three-time Utah state champion (2006, '07, '08) and four-time state finalist ... Career prep record of 183-10, including a 94-1 mark over his final two seasons ... Two-time champion at the Reno Tournament of Champions (2006, '07) ... Claimed sixth place (152 pounds) at the 2008 Senior High School Nationals after defaulting from the semifinal round ... Four-time Fargo Nationals All-American, placing second in Greco-Roman cadets (2004, '05) and third in the 2007 junior freestyle division.

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies ... Born on September 30, 1989 ... Son of Robert and Julie Salazar ... Father played football at BYU (1979-83) ... Brother, Colton, wrestled at Purdue (2005, '09-11) ... Married to Kaylee Salazar in July 2011.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2010-11 (RS) 21-8 0-0 21-8 3 2 6 -- --
2011-12 10-11 0-0 10-11 0 0 0
2012-13 4-2 3-1 1-1 0 0 1 -- --
2013-14 2-7 1-5 1-2 0 0 0
Totals 37-28 4-6 33-22 3 2 7


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