Won the 500 free at Louisville in 4:32.61... Placed second in the 500 free against Indiana and Kentucky with a season-best 4:31.99... Took second in the 200 back at the Tennessee Invitational with a season-best 1:46.81... Finished fourth in the 1000 free at South Carolina with a season-best 9:33.05... Took fifth in the 200 free against Indiana and Kentucky in 1:40.58... Placed fifth in the 400 I.M. at South Carolina with a season-best 4:10.19. Finished tenth in the 100 back at the Tennessee Invitational with a season-best 50:47... Took sixteenth place in the 100 free at the Tennessee Invitational with a season-best 47.42... Had a career best during the SEC-Prelim. in the 100 Backstroke with the time of 49.43, placing him in 18th
PRIOR TO UT
Three-time state champion in the 100 backstroke and was named first-team all-state in his sophomore, junior and senior years, in addition to earning All-America honors ... Competed at Junior Nationals four times and placed and finaled in the 100 and 200 backstroke in Atlanta ... Part of a team that finished fourth at the Junior Nationals in the 400 medley relay ... In club competition, competed for the Kansas City Blazers, who won six sectional team titles.
Born March 25, 1993, in Blue Springs, Mo. ... Parents are Mike and Jacki Scheffer ... Has an older brother, Matthew, and a younger brother, Daniel ... club coach, Gardner Howland, swam at UT ... Plans to major in business administration or math.