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T.J. Schenkel
T.J.  Schenkel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richboro, Pa.

High School:
Council Rock South

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
07/08/1993


04/20/2015

Swimming & Diving Hands Out 2014-15 Major Awards

Savoy and Fittin voted most outstanding swimmers

04/10/2015

PSU Divers Set to Compete at Synchronized National Championships

Schenkel, Scanlon and Knauss will compete in pairs during the three-meter in Greensboro

03/11/2015

Schenkel Caps off Zones with 12th Place Finish in 3 Meter

Senior finishes 13th in preliminaries and then 12th during finals

03/09/2015

Schenkel Finishes 14th in One Meter at NCAA Zones

Senior is highest placing PSU diver with his 12-dive score of 541.60

03/06/2015

Handful of PSU Divers Set to Compete at Zones

Diving coach Dennis Ceppa will take five divers (3 men and 2 women) to Buffalo this weekend

ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN
2013-14, 2012-13

CAREER BESTS

Event Score Date Competition
1-Meter 331.13 1/25/14 Navy
3-Meter 355.43 1/25/14 Navy
Platform 233.25 2/25/12 Big Ten Championships

LION CAREER
2013-14: Top performer on the Nittany Lions in the 1- and 3-meter diving events with the highest scores of the season in both events by any diver on the team ... Won the 1- and 3-meter diving events at Navy (1/25), the Bucknell Invitational (11/24) and against St. Bonaventure and Towson (2/1) and the 1-meter at Villanova (1/17) ... Scored a personal best 331.13 at Navy (1/25) to win the one-meter diving event ... Score was the best mark by any Nittany Lion during the season in the 1-meter ... 3-meter 355.43 score at Navy was a career-best and also the top score of the season by any diver ... Named Academic All-Big Ten.

2012-13: Won the 1-meter diving event vs. Villanova (11/10/12) with a then-personal record score of 301.05 and the 3-meter event with a mark of 332.92, also a then-career best ... Also competed in the platform diving event three times, achieving a score of 214.85 at the Big Ten Championships (2/27-3/2/13), his best score of the season ... Received the Robert E. Galbraith Diving Award ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011-12: Competed in the 1- and 3-meter dives in nine events ... Recorded a season-high 283.50 score on the 1-meter board against Buffalo (2/3) ... Recorded a season-high score of 289.59 on the 3-meter board against Arkansas and Navy (1/14) for a fourth place finish ... Earned two third-place finishes against Lehigh (2/4): on the 1-meter board with a score of 272.85 and the 3-meter board with a score of 270.83.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned All-State honorable mention and All-District accolades ... Earned second at the All-Suburban One National Division Championships ... Placed third at the PIAA District 1 AAA Championships ... Captured ninth place at the PIAA AAA Championships ... Dove for Steve Janski at Council Rock South ... Competed for Candice Gotlibe on the Blue Dolphin Diving team ... Lettered four years in swimming and diving.

PERSONAL
Timothy Jordan Schenkel was born July 8, 1993 to Tim and Joan Schenkel ... Has one sister, Jaclyn ... Majoring in engineering.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because it's the best school."

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