Stephen Schousen, JP McCaskey (Class of 2021)

Name: Stephen C. Schousen

School: JP McCaskey, Lancaster, PA

Graduation Year: 2021

DOB: 03/2003

Email: schousen19@icloud.com

Social media: 

– Instagram: @stephen_schousen

– Strava: Stephen Schousen

Milesplit profile link: https://pa.milesplit.com/athletes/pro/9468313/stats

PRs:

5k Track: 15:38, Solo-time trial (4/25/2020)

5k XC:  16:10, Carlisle Puma Challenge 2019

5k Road:  15:11, Manheim Santa Run 2019 results: http://www.appliedracemgmt.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2019-Santa-Run-OV.pdf

Indoor 1600:  4:38, 2020 Alvernia Golden Wolves Challenge 

Indoor 3000:  9:13, 2020 Philadelphia Public League Invitational at the Armory

Outdoor 3200 (sophomore year):  9:53, 2019 Hoka One One Henderson Invitational

XC/TF Highlights:  2019 Lancaster-Lebanon League first team all star, 2019 PIAA 3A state XC qualifier, Carlisle Puma Challenge Medalist 

Favorite XC/TF memory to date:  Taking second as a team at the 2019 Ben Bloser Invitational.

What do you enjoy most about the sport of XC and/or TF:  The team environment

Academic Highlights:  Honor roll, National Honor Society

Favorite HS class to date and why:  IB Economics and IB History of Europe, as both are engaging and interesting.

I am interested in the following college major(s): Undecided

Career aspirations: I would love to become a semi-professional runner for a few years following college. Long term, I would like to be a physical therapist specializing in the treatment of distance runners, or a coach at the collegiate level.

I am looking for the following in a future college: Small class sizes and opportunities for independent study along with a beautiful campus.

My ideal college coach would be:

Flexible but competitive with an emphasis on team success.

The most important factors I will consider when choosing a college:

– Strong sense of community on campus

– Professors that are eager to engage with students

– Outgoing, supportive, and intellectually engaged classmates

Weekly Highlight: 

Week of:

April 20-26 – 5k solo time trial in 15:38

March 23-29 –

Track workout with the following intervals:

1600 in 4:49

1200 in 3:32

800 in 2:16

and 2×400 in 65 and 63

(2-4 minutes rest including a 200 jog in between each interval)