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Justin Jacobs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
LeRoy, Mich.

High School:
Pine River

Weight:
165


Jacobs in 2006-07: Produced a 14-17 record after beginning the season at 157 pounds before eventually moving into the starting role as Navy's 165-pounder ... struggled to make the weight change early on, but settled in near the end of the year ... won the first four matches of the year en route to a fourth-place finish at the Eastern Michigan Open ... turned in a 3-2 record at the Nittany Lion Open ... split his four matches at the Southern Scuffle which included a 8-0 victory over The Citadel's Zach Filter in the opener ... made the move to 165 pounds in early January when Navy headed south to the Lone Star Duals ... claimed an 8-3 decision over Lehigh's Manuel Schubert to earn his first dual win over the year and only the second of his collegiate career ... also defeated Leif Ruschmeyer from East Stroudsburg, 3-0, in dual action ... won his opening two matches at the All-Academy Championship before dropping a 3-0 decision to Army's Brian Rowan in the title match ... 11th-ranked Steve Anceravage from Cornell defeated Jacobs in the EIWA Championship opener, but Jacobs came back to earn a consolation victory over Army's Rowan via a medical forfeit ... Jacobs would in turn fall victim to injury in the following match against Harvard's Frankie Colletta to end the year.

2005-06: Opened the season with three-consecutive wins at the Eastern Michigan Open en route to a sixth-place finish ... forced to forfeit his final three matches of the EMU Open due to injury ... owned a 13-4 record at 157 pounds ... placed third at the Navy Classic by winning his last four matches, including a 6-0 decision against Duquesne's Rob Dempsey in the third-place battle ... won his first three matches at the Edinboro Open where he finished sixth ... earned a technical fall (16-0) against Binghamton's Chris Klucka in the opening round and Zach Snyder of Penn State in the third round ... was again forced to forfeit his last two matches because of injury ... also competed at the Southern Scuffle where he put together a 2-2 record.

2004-05: Jacobs had a strong freshman season, posting a 9-4 record ... won five of his last six matches ... placed second at the Edinboro Open, falling to Edinboro's Jay Morrison in the finals ... went 2-2 at the Eastern Michigan Open ... pinned Delaware State's Grant Gray in his lone dual-meet appearance.

High School: A 2004 graduate of Pine River High School, Jacobs enjoyed a success wrestling career, winning three individual state championships (2002, 03, 04) ... posted a 54-1 record as a senior, and was 151-3 during his final three seasons ... was a three-time team MVP, a 2002 All-American and 2004 team captain ... also lettered twice each in cross country and track ... member of National Honor Society ... earned Academic All-State (Mich.) four times and Academic All-America honors ... participated in the Life Leadership Conference.

Personal: Full name is Justin Edward Jacobs ... son of Edward and Denise Jacobs ... born Feb. 15, 1986, in Lapeer, Mich. ... majoring in Oceanography, Jacobs was named to the Superintendent's and Commandant's List both semesters last year ... he is ranked 60th out of his class of 1,085 students in military order of merit ... has earned a 99.9 on his physical readiness test in all seven semesters ... his cousin, Chad Roush, wrestled at Eastern Michigan.

01/01/15 at Southern Scuffle TBA
01/02/15 at Southern Scuffle TBA
01/03/15 at Franklin & Marshall Open JV TBA
01/10/15 Lehigh 7:30 PM
01/11/15 at Maryland 3:00 PM