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
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."