- Springfield, Va.
Updated: July 3, 2014
General: Competed in the 2012 USA Diving Winter National Championships.
2013-2014: Competed in the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships, finishing ninth in the platform with a score of 603.05, 11th in the 1-meter with a score of 587.10 and 16th in the 3-meter with a score of 622.35 … Against No. 18 Virginia, finished fourth in the 3-meter … At Tennessee, placed fifth in both the 3-meter and the 1-meter … Against NC State, finished third in the 3-meter and fourth in the 1-meter … At the VT Swimming Challenge, captured fourth place in the 3-meter event.
2012-13: Hit NCAA Zone scores at every meet this season ... Named to the All-ACC Academic team for the second-straight year ... Placed eighth in the 3-meter and ninth in the 1-meter and platform at the NCAA Zone A Championships ... Scored a career-high 15 points for Tech at the ACC Championships, finishing 10th in the 1-meter and platform and 16th in the 3-meter ... Placed sixth in the 3-meter and seventh in the 1-meter at Virginia ... Took second in the 1-meter and fifth in the 3-meter against William & Mary and Miami ... Finished fifth in the 3-meter and sixth in the 1-meter at NC State ... Took fifth in the 1-meter and seventh in the 3-meter against Tennessee ... Placed fourth with a career-best 318.38 in the first platform event of the season at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Hit another career-best 351.70 in the 3-meter event that was good for a fourth-place finish at Georgia Tech ... Placed sixth in the 3-meter event at Duke ... Took third in the 1-meter event and fourth in the 3-meter event in the season-opener at North Carolina.
2011-12: Placed 10th in the 3-meter and 12th in the 1-meter at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships ... Finished 15th inthe platform, 16th in the 1-meter and 24th in the 3-meter at the ACC Championships ... Posted fifth-place finishes in the 1 and 3-meter events in the dual meet against Georgia Tech and Miami ... Placed fifth in both the 1 and 3-meter events against Virginia ... Earned seven points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, placing seventh in the platform event with a score of 261.75 ... Placed sixth and seventh in the 1 and 3-meter events, respectively, at Ohio State ... Finished third in the 3-meter with a season-best 341.60 in the quad meet against Duke, Florida State and UNC Wilmington ... Placed sixth in both events against North Carolina ... Finished fifth in both events, while qualifying for the NCAA Zone meet in the season opener against NC State.
2010-11: Finished 11th on the 1-meter, 14th on the 3-meter and 17th on the platform at ACCs … Finished eighth on the platform, 23rd on the 3-meter and 25th on the 1-meter at Zone A Championships … Placed sixth on the platform and the 3-meter and 11th on the 1-meter at the Volunteer Invitational.
High School: Competed for West Springfield High School and the Dominion Dive Club … AAV National Finalist 2007 … AAV National Qualifier 2008, 2009 … Junior Olympic National Qualifer for 1m and 3m 2010 … Holds the 6-dive and 11-dive records at West Springfield.
Personal: John Tyler Trope was born on June 17, 1992, in Fairfax, Va. … Son of Jim and Laura Trope … Has two older siblings … Majoring in communications.
|Trope's Career Best|
|1-Meter: 314.75||Platform: 318.38|