MUTigers.com talks with head coach Brian Smith about each weight class going into the season
2012-13:Remained with the squad as the team's Nutritionist.
2011-12: Wrestling a full season at heavyweight for the first time in his career, Glore placed in two open tournaments and won nine matches on the season. He opened the season with three wins at the UCM Open, helping him capture sixth place. He won his opening bout by a 3-0 decision over Tim Tuaquoi (PCC) and won two straight in the wrestlebacks to guarantee a top-six finish, defeating Austin Garza of Lindenwood, 4-3, and pinning Gabi Musallam of Missouri Valley in the second period. In December, Glore took fourth at the Kaufman-Brand Open with a 4-2 record. He dropped his first bout but came back to win four in a row, including one by major decision, on his way to a top-four finish.
2010-11: Spent the first half of the season as the team's starter at 197 pounds. He picked up his lone dual victory of the season against Lindenwood, scoring a 12-1 major decision over Darrell Risinger. During the second semester, Glore moved up to heavyweight, where he placed in all three tournaments that he competed in, highlighted by taking first at the Roger Denker Open. He finished 4-0 at the Roger Denker Open, opening with a fall in 59 seconds before rallying off three straight decisions to take the title. A few weeks later, Glore went 3-2 at the MVC Open, good for a fifth place finish. He went 3-2 again at the National Collegiate Open, where he finished in fourth. Of his three wins at the tournament, Glore took two by bonus points, scoring a major decision over Tommy Sitar of Maryland and pinning Old Dominion's Matt Tourdot in 2:23.
2009-10: Competing in the 197 pound class, Glore registered five of his 10 wins last season by pin. Kicking off the season at the University of Central Missouri Open, Glore won his first match by a 13-4 major decision and followed that up by defeating Oklahoma State's Blake Rosholt 4-2. The following weekend, Glore picked up two more victories, each coming via fall. He first defeated Kyle Studer of Cumberland, pinning him in 2:34, and then pinned Central Missouri's Doug Thompson in 1:05. He'd earn an eighth place finish at the Nittany Lion Open, picking up five victories on the weekend, which included two more wins by fall. In January, Glore took first place at the Roger Denker Open, where he defeated Oklahoma State's Zac White by a 9-2 score in the final match. He later wrestled freestyle at the U.S. Open, where he took eighth place.
2008-09: Of Glore's 11 wins on the year, four were by fall, and two by technical fall. Glore won his first match of his redshirt season by way of fall in 6:20 at the Lindenwood Open. At that same tournament, Glore won four matches, three by fall, the fastest clocked at 1:36 over Jake Mabry of Oklahoma City. The 197-pound grappler closed out the year with a fifth place showing at the Missouri Valley College Open.
High School: A three-time All-American, Glore earned three letters in wrestling and was a high school state finalist his senior year (2008). Glore was also a member of the Jaguars' football team and earned all-district and all-conference honors as a linebacker and fullback. In his senior year (2008), Glore took fifth in Greco and seventh in Freestyle competition in Fargo, N.D. Competing at Senior Nationals in 2008, Glore finished the tournament in sixth place, winning seven matches in a row to tie the tournament record. The first NHSCA All-American from Jefferson County, Glore was ranked 16th in the nation at 215 pounds by Intermat.
Personal: Jake was born Aug. 11, 1989, to Bill and Susan Glore in Imperial, Mo. He has one brother, Joshua (16). Glore is a secondary science education major and hopes to pursue coaching high school wrestling after college.