Five Nittany Lions to compete in the zone diving qualifiers
LION CAREER 2012-13: Penn State's best all-around diver during his sophomore year ... Turned in career-best performances in the one-meter and three-meter diving events ... Won the one-meter diving competition vs. Villanova (11/10/12) with a personal record score of 301.05 and was victorious in the three-meter event with a mark of 332.92, the best score of his career ... 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 in the competition of the season ... Received the Robert E. Galbraith Diving Award ... Named Academic All-Big Ten for his success in the classroom.
2011-12: Competed in both the one- and three-meter dives in nine events ... Recorded a season-high score of 283.50 on the one-meter board against Buffalo (2/3/12) for a fourth place finish ... Earned fourth place on the three-meter board with a score of 286.05 against Buffalo ... Recorded a season-high score of 289.59 on the three-meter board against Arkansas and Navy (1/14/12) for a fourth place finish ... Earned two third-place finishes against Lehigh (2/4/12) on the one-meter board with a score of 272.85 and the three-meter board with a score of 270.83.
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.
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."