Boilermakers take six decisions in 18-14 road victory
Reeled off a 23-12 overall mark as a junior ... opened the season with three straight wins and a 5-1 mark in the Eastern Michigan Open (11/5), good for third place in the 141 class ... Earned first place at the Body Bar Invitational (11/19), piling up 43 points in a trio of victories ... Went 3-2 at the Cliff Keen Invitational (12/2), with both losses coming to nationally ranked opponents ... Posted a 4-0 record at the Purdue Duals, including a 15-0 technical fall over Bloomsburg's Joe Hasseman ... Notched a 15-0 technical fall win over MacMurray's Chris Kelly at the 2005 Midlands Championships (12/29) ... Tallied three consecutive wins at the Lone Star Duals (1/7) and extended his win streak to five with back-to-back wins in duals against Boise St. and Cal. St. Bakersfield ... went 1-5 in the Big Ten Duals, topping Nick Spatola of Indiana.
2004-2005 (SOPHOMORE, 141)
Was 16-9 during his sophomore season, including 2-4 against NCAA qualifiers and 1-1 vs. All-Americans ... opened the season with a 3-0 blanking of eventual All-American Cassion Pero of Illinois at the Missouri Open (11/21) ... picked up a first-place finish at the Kent State Open (12/4), going 4-0 in the bracket with one fall and one major decision ... went 2-2 at the 2004 Midlands Championships (12/29-30) ... defeated Kent State's Jason McGee (1/16) in dual action by 15-4 major decision ... placed fourth at the Missouri Valley Open (1/29), going 6-2 in the tournament with two pins.
2003-2004 (FRESHMAN, 141)
Posted a season record of 9-7 at 141 pounds ... finished in fourth place at the Harris Auto Center Open in Ashland, Ohio (11/23) ... recorded a fall at the 1:12 mark over Old Dominion's Jason Earnhardt in the Virginia Duals (1/9-10).
Did not compete during initial season at Purdue.
Four-year letterwinner at Valparaiso High School with a career record of 168-12 ... began high school career with a 44-7 record and a semi-state championship ... was the state runner-up as a freshman ... won the conference title as a sophomore, compiling a 36-3 record ... claimed sectional, regional and semi-state championships as a junior before ending season as state runner-up with a 40-2 record ... completed high school career with a perfect 48-0 senior campaign, claiming conference, sectional, regional, semi-state and state titles ... lettered two years in cross country ... coached on the mat by his father, John Cook.
Born on Dec. 25, 1983, in Valparaiso, Ind. ... full name is Jason Edward Cook ... son of Lorie and John Cook ... has one sister, Angie ... enjoys playing Frisbee golf and Ultimate Frisbee ... majoring in education.