Jake Stork
Jake Stork

Player Profile
RS Senior

Mohrsville, Pa.

High School:
Schuylkill Valley

184 pounds


Career Record:
93-39 (27-7 in duals)

(2001, 2002)

As a Junior: Finished with a 31-9 record … NCAA qualifier and ACC runner-up … won first 12 matches of the season en route to tournament wins at the West Virginia Open and East Stroudsburg Open … finished second in the Wilkes Open and the Millersville Invitational … won first seven dual meet matches of the season … finished 10-2 in dual meets … recorded team-high 16 pins … ACC runner-up in the 184-pound weight class … defeated Duke’s Frank Cornely 10-0 in the ACC Tournament’s semifinal matchup … lost to Virginia’s Jimi Massey in ACC Championship match for the second consecutive year after beating him 10-1 earlier in the year … qualified for NCAA Tournament where he defeated Eddie Gifford of Fresno State in the first round … defeated Boise State’s Tony D’Amico in wrestlebacks, after losing to Iowa’s Jessman Smith.

As a Sophomore: Emerged as a strong leader for Maryland, compiling a 25-9 record, including a near flawless 11-1 dual meet record as a regular starter at 184 pounds … NCAA Qualifier … one of four Terps to reach the 2001 nationals in Iowa City … adavanced to the second round of nationals, beating Seton Hall’s John Garriques, 8-3 … fell to No. 3 seed Danial Cormier of Oklahoma State by a technical fall, 22-7 … lost in wrestlebacks at nationals to Dan Stine of Pittsburgh in sudden victory overtime 10-8 … ACC Runner-up … lost to Virginia’s Jimi Massey 9-6 in finals after pinning the Cavalier wrestler in 1:29 in the regular season … recorded a team-high 12 pins … recorded only dual meet loss of season against No. 16-ranked Tom Tanis of Rutgers in a close 8-6 decision … Millersville-Belles Invitational Runner-up after falling to Tanis, 11-3 … recorded two pins at invitational against Andy Ballhoefer of Pennsylvania in 1:30 in the first round and Dave Colabella of James Madison in 5:26 in the semifinals … placed fifth at Penn State Open, winning five matches including three pins … earned ACC Wrestler of the Week honors on Feb. 19 after a pinning James Blanton of Howard in 1:16 and Matt Small of Old Dominion in 4:00 … also appeared in East Stroudsburg Open and Sunshine Open … compiled a 14-5 tournament record … named to the 2001 All-ACC team along with teammates Brandon York and Mark Mansueto ... team-high 11 dual meet wins … one of seven Terps to compete in all twelve dual matches.

Redshirted in 1999-2000: Decided to redshirt the 1999-2000 season to build up his strength ... compiled a 9-4 overall record ... appeared in three tournaments for the Terps ... finished in third place at the East Stroudsburg Open after winning five consecutive matches ... had six total wins in the event ... won his first match at the Penn State open for a six-match win streak, the sixth-longest of any Terp during the year ... was one of only three Terps (Joe Mormile and Jason Bencivenga) to record two pins in under one minute ... his fall against Luke Bialy of Gloucester in 30 seconds ranked as the second fastest on the year behind Joe Mormile's 27-second pin ... third on the team in falls (5) despite only appearing in 13 matches.

As a Freshman: Competed in 10 duals for Maryland at 157 pounds … compiled a 28-17 record … appeared in a team-high 45 matches during the season … led the Terps in pins with 13 … one of only two Terps with double-digit falls as Joe Guzzio had 10 … won his first eight matches of his collegiate career … won the title at his first career tournament, the Coppin Open … took fourth at the West Virginia Open by winning five of seven matches … finished fifth at the Millersville Belles Tournament … won four straight duals from Feb 9. through Feb. 19 … finished third in the ACC with a pin of Virginia's Greg Francesca in 3:34.

Before Maryland: Earned four varsity letters for wrestling at Schuykill Valley High School in Leesport, Pa. … Pennsylvania state champ as a senior … fifth place as a junior … three-time sectional champ … 35-3 as a senior … 40-4 as a junior, setting county record for wins … 132-16 career record … 72 pins.

Personal: Jacob Thomas Stork … son of Cathy and Thomas Stork … born Feb. 21, 1980 … graduated from high school with a 3.1 GPA … majoring in education.

2000-2001 SEASON (sophomore): 25-9
ESO	L	Dan Waters (Unattached - PSU)	8-7
PSO	W	Wallace Duvall (UNC-Greensboro)	F4:45
PSO	W	Marcus Schartube (Pennsylvania)	4-3
PSO	L	Austen Palmer (Unattached -VMI)	10-3
PSO	W	Brian Neuman (Bucknell)		F3:11
PSO	W	Chad Eckert (Bloomsburg)	F0:42
PSO	W	Jon Sauve (Unattached-Penn St.)	5-4
****Fifth Place****
*CSC	W	Forfeit
SO      L       Sam Maltese (James Madison)     5-4
SO      W       C. Hodgdon (Augsburg)           F5:00
SO      W       Ben Wilson (Augsburg)           7-0
SO      L       T. Bartolotta (Unattached)      5-3, SV
SO      W       Derek Tienken (Norwich)         F1:16
MI      W       Andy Bollhoefer (Penn)          F1:30
MI      W       Brad Shemluck (Boston College)  8-3
MI      W       Brian McDonald (Millersville)   5-2
MI      W       Dave Colabella (James Madison)  F5:26
MI      L       Tom Tanis (Rutgers)             11-3
****Second Place****
*Navy   W       Jim Letchford                   9-4
*NCS    W       Jason Gore                      15-5
*GMU    W       Chip Campbell                   F:55
*BU     W       Brian Neuman                    F5:41
*RU     L       Tom Tanis                       8-6
*AU     W       Forfeit
*DU     W       Tom Cass                        11-4
*UNC    W       Nick Richmond                   7-6
*VA     W       Jimi Massey                     F1:29
*HU     W       James Blanton                   F1:16
*ODU    W       Matt Small                      F4:00
ACC     W       Nick Richmond (North Carolina)  15-9
ACC     L       Jimi Massey (Virginia)          9-6
****Second Place****
NCAA    W       John Garriques (Seton Hall)     8-3
NCAA    L       Daniel Cormier (Oklahoma State) TF 22-7, 5:00
NCAA    L       Dan Stine (Pittsburgh)          10-8 sv

1999-2000 SEASON (redshirt): 9-4 WVO W Donnie Ewers (Navy) F4:56 WVO W Eric O'Connor (Lock Haven) 2-0 WVO L Yanni Diamond (Edinboro) 7-6 WVO L Richard Taylor (West Virginia) 7-4 ESO W Brad Shemluck (Boston College) F2:36 ESO L Derek Michalowski (F&M) 2-1 ESO W Vincent Harris (Coppin State) F1:00 ESO W Ryan Collins (East Stroudsburg) 12-5 ESO W Greg Francesca (Virginia) 9-8 ESO W Luke Bialy (Gloucester) F0:30 ESO W Jason Gilligan (Lock Haven) Med. For. **THIRD PLACE** PSO W Jason Little (Clarion) F5:11 PSO L Clint Musser (Keystone) F3:03

1998-99 SEASON (freshman): 28-17 CSO W Serge Polites (Delaware St.) Default CSO W Milton Yates (Howard) F1:28 CSO W Tony Vitale (East Stroudsburg) 4-2 CSO W Gil Decher (VMI) F5:12 **FIRST PLACE** WVO W Bill Morris (Duke) 8-6 WVO W Bryce Edwards (West Virginia) 10-8 WVO W Joe Lucas (Duquesne) 9-6 WVO W Robert Alexander (Navy) F5:26 WVO L Heath Eslinger (UT-Chattanooga) 6-2 WVO W Matt Merrill (Eastern Michigan) F5:38 WVO L Tyrone Neal (Navy) 10-5 **FOURTH PLACE** ESO W Mike Vescuso (College of New Jersey) F3:21 ESO W Greg Chirieleison (Unattached) 8-6; sv ESO L Kevin Kurtz (Harvard) 13-1 ESO W Tom Kiler (Harvard) 8-1 ESO L Nick Harrington (Rider) 13-8 PSO W Joe Villatamoran (Unattached) F1:35 PSO W Tom Kiler (Unattached) 4-1 PSO L Casey Cunningham (Central Michigan) TF21-6 (3:48) PSO L Hunter Guenot (Unattached) 6-4 WBO W Darren Bruseo (Rutgers) F4:57 WBO W David Guarino (Buffalo) F2:57 WBO W Rob Buyea (Syracuse) 6-4 WBO L Nick Harrington (Rider) 7-4 WBO L Keith Patterson (Coppin State) 11-3 MI W Jeremy Lippert (Messiah) 9-0 MI L Josh Ellin (Western Maryland) 6-2 MI W Joe Natasi (U. Penn) 3-0 MI W Joe Smith (U. Penn) F1:39 MI L Grant Newman (Maryland) 4-2; sd MI W Mike Helm (Messiah) 13-4 **FIFTH PLACE** *NA L Tyrone Neal (Navy) 9-4 *JM W Seth Cameron (James Madison) F5:48 *NCS L Pierre Pryor (NC State) 18-10 *GM W Nate Becker (George Mason) 9-3 *UNC L Pat Cadwallader (North Carolina) 8-3 CC L Chris Ayres (Lehigh) TF19-2 (5:43) CC L Zach Miller (Hofstra) 7-6 *AU W By forfeit Forfeit *DU W Deuce Harris (Duke) F0:40 *VA W Kevin Sullivan (Virginia) 12-2 *HU W Jonathan Norris (Howard) F1:54 *OD L Jeff Rusak (Old Dominion) 10-2 ACC L Pat Cadwallader (North Carolina) 7-3 ACC W Greg Francesca (Virginia) F3:34 **ACC THIRD PLACE**