Jake

Silverstein

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Weight: 157
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Smithtown, N.Y.
High School: Hauppauge

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)

2018-19 (Redshirt) 
Regular – 157 pounds

  • 4-3 overall record
  • Tied for third place at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 4), going 3-1 with two bonus-point victories
  • DNP at the Grand View Open (Nov. 10)
  • Fourth place finish at Doane Open (Dec. 8)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled for Coach Chris Messina at Hauppauge High School in Hauppauge, N.Y.
  • Went a combined 79-4 during his junior and senior seasons, and was a three-time state finalist and four-time state qualifier
  • Wrapped up his prep career with the NYSPHSAA Division I state championship at 160 pounds to cap a 39-2 season as a senior in 2018
  • Three-time team MVP and three-time Suffolk County champion
  • Two-time Super-32 All-American honoree
  • Finished 40-2 as a junior in 2017 and finished second at 138 pounds
  • Took second at state at 106 pounds as a freshman in 2015
  • Was the 20th-ranked 160-pounder in the Class of 2018 according to FloWrestling
  • Placed sixth at 145 pounds at the 2017 Super 32 tournament, and took seventh at 138 pounds in 2016
  • Was a member of Team Kong United, which won the 2016 and 2017 NHSCA National Duals
  • Won the 2016 USAW New York cadet freestyle championship at 145 pounds

Personal

  • Born: May 6, 2000
  • Parents: Debra and Mike Silverstein
  • Brother: Kyle
  • Major: Undecided

Career Statistics

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2018-19* 9-5 0-0 3 1 1 -- --
Career 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 -- --

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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