John Shorter
John Shorter
Height: 6-2
Weight: 197
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.
High School: Manheim Township
Class: 197/ Hwt.
Major: Criminal Justice

2016-17: Had another strong year as he wrestled in 32 matches as a junior for the Spartans ... went 23-9 with nine pin fall wins and one major decision ... won the Roger Williams tournament at 197 ... finished sixth at the NCAA Division III Regionals in York ... owns a career mark of 79-35 ... has earned 33 career pin fall wins.

2015-16: Saw action in 39 matches as a sophomore ... went 24-15 with 10 pins ... the 10 pins were the second highest total on the team (Mike Spencer-20) ... had a pair of major decision wins ... placed sixth at the Mideast championships as he has now placed in both of his regional tournaments ... all three of his wins at regionals were pins ... has accumulated 57 wins in two years for the Spartans.

2014-15: Wrestled in 41 matches as a freshman at 197 lbs. ... recorded a record of 32-11 with 14 pin falls, four major decisions and 13 decisions ... recorded a nine-match pin streak ... placed third at the Monarch Invitational ... placed second at the New Standard Corp. Invitational ... placed sixth at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships.

Personal: Is a criminal justice major while he is also pursing a minor in legal studies ... is the son of Mike and Lori Shorter ... born on August 12, 1996 ... wrestled for Tim Rice at Manheim Township ... was a PIAA Triple A seventh place finisher as a senior at Manheim Township ... earned NWCA Scholar All-American honors as a sophomore.