Swimmers account for nine of the honorees
Milwaukee takes second overall at league meet
Panthers sit narrowly in second with one day two go
Senior backstroker topped a school record
Stelpflug leds way with school record in impressive 1000 free
2012-13: Came in fifth in the 100 freestyle and won the consolation finals in both the 50 and 200 free at the Horizon League Championships ... also helped the 200 free relay team to a second-place finish and the 200 medley and 400 free relay teams to third-place showings at the league meet ... was second in the 50 free and sixth in the 100 fly in a win over Wright State Oct. 26 ... third in the 100 free and fourth in the 50 free over UIC Nov. 3 ... recorded 10 top-five finishes on the season ... named to the Academic All-League Team.
2011-12: Finished eighth in the 200 free, 10th in the 50 free and 11th in the 100 free to help the Panthers to their third-straight team title at the Horizon League Championships ... also earned First-Team All-Horizon League honors and helped break the school record in the 400 free at the league meet ... took third in the 50 free in a win over UIC Nov. 5 ... sixth in the 50 free and 11th in the 100 free at the Stevens Point Border Battle ... 24th in both the 50 and 100 free and 28th in the 200 free at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational Dec. 2-4 ... topped the field in the 50 free against Carthage Jan. 14 ... won the 200 free at Western Illinois Jan. 28 ... took first in the 50 free in a big win over Green Bay Feb. 4.
2010-11: Contributed to Milwaukee's title effort with a fourth-place finish in the 50 freestyle and sixth place finishes in both the 100 and 200 free ... established career-best times in all three events at the championship meet ... earned Second-Team All-Horizon League honors as a member of the 200 and 800 freestyle relay team, both of which set school records ... also member of school-record 400 freestyle and 200 medley relay teams at the meet ... recorded 12 top-three finishes on the season, including five individual wins ... second in the 100 free in the season opener against Wisconsin Oct. 8 ... won the 100 free against Grand Valley State Oct. 15 and also against Boston College Oct. 22 ... also won the 50 free against BC ... topped the field in the 100 free against Wheaton College Nov. 5 ... second in the 50 free in UWM's wins against Carthage Jan. 16 and University of Chicago Jan. 22 ... claimed the victory in the 50 free against Western Illinois Jan. 29 ... Horizon League Academic Honor Roll member.
2009-10: Won the consolation finals of the 100 freestyle and 200 free at the Horizon League Championships, while also placing seventh in the 50 free ... had a great swim in the 200 free finals, moving up from 16th place in the prelims and setting a UWM freshman record in the process ... set season-best times in each event ... key member of relay teams, earning second team all-league honors with the 800 free relay team that set a school mark and earned an NCAA 'B' cut and also with the 400 free relay squad that earned a 'B' cut ... also anchored the school-record 400 medley relay team at the championship meet ... claimed individual wins in the 100 free and 200 free in UWM's win over Valparaiso Nov. 21 ... second in the 50 free at the Falcon Invitational Dec. 4 ... season-best time in placing third in the 100 backstroke against the University of Chicago Jan. 23 ... second in the 100 free against Green Bay Feb. 6.
Prior to UWM: A a transfer to UWM from Wisconsin, where he did not swim as a freshman.
High School: Very distinguished prep career, earning team MVP honors as a senior in leading his team to a second-place finish at the state meet ... 2008 state champion in the 50 freestyle ... he earned all-state honors in four events and all-conference accolades in six ... team captain ... recorded numerous top three finishes at the state meet and holds several Cedarburg High School and Ozaukee Aquatics Center records ... scholar-athlete for all four years ... was recognized by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as its Swimmer of the Week in January of 2008 ... received academic honors all four years ... also played tennis and soccer ... National Honor Society member.
Personal: Son of Larry and Susan Schalla ... a business major ... uncle, Gary, played football for the Eagles ... career goal is to own his own business ... chose UWM because of the good campus, fun team and the variety of activities available ... most memorable sports experience was finishing second at the state meet his senior year of high school ... was a 4-H camp volunteer counselor ... born Feb. 18, 1990.