|High School:||McHenry Community|
Will continue to swim the backstroke and butterfly events, per the staff, and will look to position himself to qualify for nationals.
2018-19: Earned all-conference honors as part of Wooster’s third-place 400 freestyle relay at the NCAC Championships … Relay logged a NCAA Div. III “B” cut and broke the program’s record at 3:03.21 … Turned in a 46.33 100-free split as the leadoff leg of the 400 free relay, which is the third-best 100 free time in program history … Individually, placed sixth at NCACs in the 200 fly at 1:51.93 after breaking the school record with a 1:51.78 in the prelims … Also qualified for the championship final in the 100 backstroke at the league championship and placed eighth with time of 51.85 … Additionally, a key relay contributor at the NCAC meet, evidenced by helping the Scots finish fourth in the 400 medley relay (3:37.33), fifth in the 200 free relay (1:24.55), and sixth in the 200 medley relay (1:34.62) … Rounded out NCAC swims with a 13th-place showing in the 100 fly (50.35).
2017-18: Qualified for a pair of championship-heat starts at NCACs … Placed seventh in the 100 fly (50.63) after turning in the second-fastest time in program history – 50.51 – in the prelims at NCACs … Touched eighth in the 200 fly at NCACs at 1:54.21 … Logged the fifth-fastest time in the 100 back – 52.55 – at NCACs before taking 15th at 53.95 … Helped the Scots to a fifth-place showing in the 400 medley relay (3:28.62) and a sixth-place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:35.60).
2016-17: Earned all-conference honors in the 400 medley relay as part of the third-place effort at 3:27.03 at the NCAC Championships … Broke Garrett Layde’s school record in the 200 fly with Div. III “B” cut time of 1:52.39 in the prelims before settling for sixth-place in the NCAC’s championship heat at 1:53.90 … Part of Wooster’s fifth-place 200 medley relay that hit the wall at 1:34.86 at NCACs … Individually, placed 11th at NCACs in the 100 fly with a 51.71 after a 51.43 in prelims … Prelim time marked the sixth-fastest in program history … Cracked Wooster’s top 10 list in the 100 back with a 53.86 in prelims at NCACs before placing 18th with time of 54.52.
Prior to Wooster: Two-time MVP of the Fox Valley Conference while prepping for Craig Fowles at McHenry Community High School … Competed in the state championships as a sophomore, junior, and senior … Lettered in swimming and water polo.
Personal: Born April 20, 1998 … Son of Peter and Tamara Schopen … Majoring in philosophy and religious studies.