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1 Jake Potratz
1 - Jake Potratz
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: So.
Hometown: Norwalk, Iowa
High School: Norwalk
Position: GK
Honors & Awards
  • 2017 All-IIAC
  • IIAC Defensive Player of the Week, 10/1/17
  • IIAC Defensive Player of the Week, 9/17/17
  • IIAC Defensive Player of the Week, 9/3/17
  • 2017 Team Newcomer of the Year
  • 2017 Defensive co-MVP
  • Letterwinner
2017 | freshman
  • Named to the All-Iowa Conference Team
  • Started 17 games in goal, going 13-3-1 with a 0.95 goals against average
  • Made 87 saves and posted three shutouts
  • Posted the fourth-best goals against average in school history
  • Named IIAC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 1 after going 2-0 with 11 saves in wins over Iowa Wesleyan and Dubuque
  • Named IIAC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 17 after allowing just one goal and making seven saves in 180 minutes as the Storm went 3-0
  • Named IIAC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 3 after making 18 saves in wins over No. 25 Wis.-Whitewater and Illinois Tech
  • Made a season-high 11 saves in the win over No. 25 Wis.-Whitewater in the season-opener
Prior to Simpson
  • Attended Des Moines Area CC as a freshman
High School
  • A 2016 graduate of Norwalk High School
  • Coached by Dustin Kralik
  • Was a three-time, first team all-state pick
  • Named Elite All-State by the Des Moines Register as a senior
  • A three-time first team all-conference and academic all-conference pick
  • Helped the Warriors to state championships in 2014 and 2016
  • School record holder with 34 career shutouts
  • Also lettered in basketball
Personal
  • Son of Kevin and Lia Potratz
  • Has one sister, Kylie
  • Majoring in exercise science
  • Named to Dean's list two times