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Karl Bishop
Karl  Bishop

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cheshire, Conn.

High School:
Cheshire

Height:
5-10

Event:
Distance Freestyle

Graduated:
2016


09/16/2017

Bishop Fourth At Open Water Championship

UConn begins the dual meet season on October 13 vs. Yale.

06/28/2017

Bishop Sets Career-Best At USA Nationals

Rising sophomore also competed in 800 meters.

As a Freshman in 2016-17: Was second in the 1650-yard freestyle at the American Athletic Conference Championship in a time of 15:02.00...earned all-conference honors for that performance...was second in the 1650 at the Princeton Invitational in 16:15.84...in the summer of 2017, was 15th in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the USA Swimming National Championships in Indianapolis in 15:31.96 and was 32nd in the 800-meter freestyle.

Before UConn:
Earned four varsity letters from Cheshire High School..an All-American and All-State swimmer in the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle…team captain his junior and senior seasons...swam with the Cheshire Sea Dogs club team...participated in the YMCA Long Course Championship in July 2016 in Indianapolis...registered a 3:58.90 second finish in the 400-meter freestyle and earned first place in both the 1500-meter freestyle (15:35.36) and 800-meter freestyle (8:11.69)...the 800-meter result beat a national record by over 12 seconds...also competed in the 1500-meter freestyle at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha...was a scholastic All-American and member of schoo honor roll.

Personal Profile: Karl R. Bishop...son of Denise and Keith Bishop… has two brothers -- Daniel and Drew…undecided on a major.

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