2014-15: Redshirt season ... Put together a 4-4 mark while wrestling unattached ... Wrestled four matches for Northwestern at the 2014 Midlands, winning two ... Scored in double digits each time, including a 16-6 major decision of Jack Carda of Air Force (12/29) ... Was also 2-2 at the Michigan State Open to begin the year with a pair of bonus-point wins over Craig Thomas of Ohio State (11/2) and Bryson Begley of West Virginia (11/2).
2013-14: Competed at Big Ten Championships for NU at 184 lbs...Posted 12-17 record in first year of varsity competition...Won one match each by tech fall and fall...Won first four duals of the season, starting 4-0...Defeated Tyrece Jones (Appalachian State) by 17-0 tech fall at 6:20 at Keystone Classic...Won three matches at Wisconsin Open...Won two matches at Midlands...Earned dual wins vs. SIUE and Stanford...Went 0-2 at Big Ten Championships.
2012-13: Posted 7-20 record on the season while wrestling unattached and on the varsity squad ... Made first career start, wrestling at heavyweight, Jan. 13 vs. Nebraska ... Wrestled two matches at heavyweight ... Made 184 lbs. dual debut Jan. 20 ... Captured first dual win, a 7-5 decision, vs. Bryan Loughlin (NIU) on Feb. 8 ... Compiled a 5-10 record while competing unattached before entering the starting lineup (2-10 on varsity) ... Competed at 2013 Big Ten Championships ... Wrestled 96 kg in freestyle at the 2013 ASICS University Nationals.
High School: 2012 New York state runner-up ... 2011 New York state qualifier ... Two-time New York Section I, Division I champion (171 lbs., 182 lbs.) ... Fourth-place finish at the 2012 Eastern States Classic ... Named to the Journal News First Team in 2011 and 2012 (171 lbs., 182 lbs.) ... 2012 All-State, All-League, All-Section ... 2011 All-League and All-Section ... 2010 All-League ... School record for most career wins (135) and single-season wins (51) ... Four-year letterwinner and two-year captain ... Competed in the New York - New Jersey Charity Challenge All-Star Dual Meet ... Member of Iowa Style Wrestling in 2011-2012 ... Also played football for three seasons.
Personal: Born Jacob Daniel Berkowitz ... Son of Clive and Leslie Berkowitz ... Chose Northwestern over Binghamton, Maryland, Franklin & Marshall and New York ... Major is undecided.