Jake Herbert

Jake Herbert2011-09-19T01:22:39+00:00

PERSONAL

  • Born: March 6, 1985 (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Parents: Jim and Kelly
  • Siblings: Jenna and Jordan
  • Hometown: Wexford, Pa.
  • High School: North Allegheny HS (2003)
  • College: Northwestern University (2009)
  • National Club: New York Athletic Club
  • Degree: Communication Studies (minor: Business Institutions)
  • Height: 6’0”

FREESTYLE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2015 Pan American silver medalist
  • 2012 Olympian (84kg/185 lbs)
  • 2009 World silver medalist (84kg/185 lbs)
  • Three-time World Championships team member (2009, ’10, ’15)
  • Three-time U.S. Open champion (84 kg/185 lbs), 2009 OW
  • Two-time World University bronze medalist (2006, ‘08)
  • Two-time University National champion & OW (2006, ’08)
  • 2011 Pan American Games gold medalist
  • 2008 Dave Schultz Memorial champion
  • 2009 USA Wrestling Freestyle Wrestler of the Year
  • 2005 FILA Junior National champion

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2009 NCAA champion (184 pounds)
  • 2007 NCAA champion (184 pounds)
  • 2006 NCAA All-American (2nd, 174 pounds)
  • 2005 NCAA All-American (3rd, 174 pounds)
  • Three-time Big Ten champion (2006, ’07, ’09)
  • Career Collegiate Record: 149-4 (5th in NCAA all-time win%)
  • 2009 Dan Hodge Trophy recipient
  • 2009 Jesse Owens Award recipient (Big Ten Male Athlete of Year)
  • Three-time Midlands champion (2004, ’05, ’08)

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2003 Pennsylvania state champion
  • Four-time Pennsylvania state placewinner (6th-3rd-2nd-1st)
  • Three-Time WPIAL champion (2000, ’02, ’03)
  • Career Prep Record: 138-18
  • Dapper Dan Dream Team member
  • Two-time Powerade champion (2001, ’02)

COACHING

  • Northwestern, volunteer coach (2010-11)