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Wrestling: Jake Elkins

Jake Elkins


  Ht.: 6-2    Wt.: 285
  Hometown: Trussville, Ala.
  Previous School: Hewitt-Trussville HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Undecided

2010-11: NCAA D-II National Qualifier... Super Region I 285 lbs. runner-up...

2009-10: Super Region I fifth place... concluded the season with an 18-12 mark with five falls... posted a 5-5 dual record... helped Newberry earn their third straight Super Region I title by going 3-2 with three decisions... earned a first place finish at the Newberry Open by going 4-0 with two falls and two decisions... 

2008-09: Went 3-1 on year while wrestling unattached...

2007-08: Compiled a 12-7 record with six falls... had a 8-4 tournament record... finished in Third Place at the Harris Open...

High School: 2007 Class 6A Alabama State Champion...2007 Class 6A Most Outstanding Wrestler at the State Tournament...2007 nationaly ranked 29th in the Wrestling USA senior class rankings...2006 state runner-up...2004, 2005 State Qualifier...was a two-time section champion...placed sixth in 2006 Super 32...NHSCA Senior Nationals participant.

Personal: Born March 19, 1989...son of Sherri and Troy Elkins...member of Mu Alpha Theta, FCA and DECA...his greatest athletic achievement was winning a State Championship and being named 6A Most Outstanding Wrestler...his most respected sports figure is Randy Couture...his favorite pro sports team is the Atlanta Braves...chose Newberry over Appalachian St., Virginia Tech and Nebraska.