Jake Clifton
Senior from San Clemente, Calif.

Weight class:141
Class year:Senior
Hometown:San Clemente, Calif.

Personal: Son of Jay and Shannon. Brother to Nathan, Chad, and Alesa.

Academic: Criminal Justice major.

2015-16: 8-16 record. Two pins, one major decision.

2014-15: 5-8 record. Two pins.


Northwestern (3-3 GPAC, 6-6) hosts Hastings (4-1 GPAC, 10-4) in the Bultman Center tonight at 7:00pm in the final GPAC dual for the Red Raiders. NWC will honor seven seniors tonight prior to the start of the dual.
Northwestern College earned a hard-fought victory against conference foe Doane University, 21-18, in a dual held tonight at the Bultman Center.
Randy Null pinned James Jones at the 6:14 mark in the final match (285) to give Northwestern a 27-23 upset win over No.9 Midland at the NAIA Duals held in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Northwestern dominated DWU in a GPAC dual on Wednesday night. The Raiders received some help from the Tigers, who had five open weights. NWC picked up victories at every contested weight.


Northwestern will send eight wrestlers to Buena Vista on Saturday for the BVU Open. NWC is currently receiving votes in the NAIA national poll and are second in the North Qualifying group.
Northwestern wrestling opens the season Saturday at the DWU Open in Mitchell, S.D. NWC will take 17 wrestlers to compete in the opening meet of the season. Last season, Zach Fishman won the 174 lb. weight class.
The Northwestern wrestling team handed out their team awards in their end of the season banquet at Wells Blue Bunny in Le Mars last week.


Northwestern is coming off of one of the more disappointing seasons in 2012-13, where they finished 2-12 in duals and 1-5 in GPAC duals. The Red Raiders, however, are poised for a big year on the mat.