|High School:||McHenry Community|
Go-to guy in the butterfly events, per the staff … Could expand role into middle-distance and distance freestyle events, per the staff.
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 backstroke – 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.