2016-17 Men's Swimming
Christopher Bean IM
Robert Bretl Free
Hunter Brown Free
Karsten Cook Free/Fly/Back
Grant Girten Back/Free
Harrison Jenny Free/Back
Brendon Johnson Back/IM
Cody Jones Free
Dylan Kirar Free/IM
Ethan Leach Free/Back
Ryan Manderfield Free
Joseph North Free/Fly
Dylan Ogle Fly/Free
Max Penn Breast/Back/Free
Arman Salim Fly/Free
Austin Scheer Free
Spenser Shaffer Free/Back
Mac Sogandares Free/Breast
Peyton Stambeck
Eric Villasenor Free
Jacob Villasenor Free/Back
Zach Zernechel IM/Fly
Full Roster
Spenser Shaffer

Spenser Shaffer

Events Free/Back
Yr. Fr.
Hometown LaPorte, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) LaPorte

2017-18: One of the Crusaders' top freestyle sprinters as a sophomore ... ranked second on the team in the 50 free (22.42) ... finished the season third on the team in both the 100 free (48.03) and the 200 free (1:46.82), as well as the 200 back (2:00.44).

2016-17: During his rookie campaign, Spenser added depth to the freestyle and backstroke races. In the 50-free, he went a 22.78, he swam a 48.96 in the 100-free, and put up a time of 1:47.56 in the 200-free. His top time in the 100-breast was a 1:05.44, and a 2:03.49 in the 200-back, both of which were fourth-best on the team. At the Horizon League Championships, Spenser anchored the 200-free relay that went 1:26.60, which is now ninth-best all-time in Valpo history.

Prep: Three-time letter winner for the Slicers…200 freestyle relay record holder…MAKO swim team, Club Team and State Team for three seasons…received engineering, academic and technical degrees.

Personal: Son to Ann and Jim Shaffer…major is mechanical engineering.