Joe Scherpenberg
Joe Scherpenberg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
La Salle

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 217

Event:
Backstroke/Freestyle

Birthdate:
09/14/1991

Experience:
2L


02/22/2014

Bearcats Conclude American Swimming and Diving Championships

Jackie Keire collected a pair of individual titles during inaugural event.

02/21/2014

Keire Wins Another Title at American Swimming and Diving Championships

Freshman wins 200 freestyle one day after winning 500 freestyle.

02/20/2014

Keire Wins 500 Freestyle to Highlight Day Two at American Championships

Freshman picks-up first conference title for Bearcats since 2012.

02/19/2014

Bearcats Compete on Day One at American Swimming & Diving Championships

Women place third in 800 freestyle relay.

02/01/2014

Bearcats Swept at Kentucky in Regular Season Finale

UC will travel to American Athletic Conference Championships in Louisville, Feb. 19-22.

Bearcats_Strong

2013-14: Leaves UC with his name on six of the program's all-time top 10 lists - 50 freestyle (ninth/20.68), 100 freestyle (seventh/45.06), 200 freestyle (fourth/1:37.76), 500 freestyle (ninth/4:29.25), 100 backstroke (second/49.01) and 200 backstroke (third/1:47.25) ... Swam four of his best times of the season at the Pittsburgh Invitational ... Posted his best 50 freestyle (21.01), 100 freestyle (45.45), 200 freestyle (1:38.34) and 200 backstroke (1:50.66) at Pitt ... Swam his quickest 500 freestyle at the Miami Invitational, touching the wall in 4:29.25 ... Posted his quickest 100 backstroke time of the year at the American Athletic Conference Championships, finishing in 49.53 ... At the league meet, reached the championship finals in the 200 freestyle (sixth/1:39.91) and the consolation finals in the 500 freestyle (10th/4:29.36) and 100 backstroke (eighth/50.57), while helping the 400 medley relay team to a podium finish.

2012-13: Totaled 36 points at the BIG EAST Championships, including a fifth place finish in the 200 backstroke ... Swam the team's fastest 50 (20.68), 100 (45.06) and 200 (1:37.76) freestyles, all at the BIG EAST Championships ... Posted UC's quickest 100 and 200 backstroke times of 49.01 and 1:47.25, respectively, also at the league meet ... Helped the 200 freestyle relay team to a top mark of 1:22.48 at the conference championships, as well as the 400 free relay's top time of 3:01.91, the 800 freestyle relay's quick mark of 6:37.86 and the 400 medley relay's beest mark of 3:19.80, all at the BIG EAST meet.

High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner at La Salle High School ... helped guide Lancers to state meet ... named to All-Great Catholic League following senior year ... set school records in 100 backstroke and 200 medley relay during senior season.

Personal: Full name is Joseph Michel Scherpenberg ... son of Bob and Jan Scherpenberg.

Academic Major: Political Science.