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     Ivan Kopas
    Ivan Kopas


    Kikinda, Serbia

    High School:
    Technical School Kikinda

    Last College:
    Stony Brook



    Men's Swimming Breaks Relay Record at ACC Championships

    Pack meets NCAA "B" standard


    No. 22 Men's Swimming Heads to ACC Championships

    Nationally-ranked Pack squad looks for more record-setting performances


    State Swimming & Diving Hosts UNC on Senior Day

    Wolfpack hosts Heels at 11 a.m. on Saturday


    Pack Tops Georgia Tech, Falls to Florida State

    NC State swimmers and divers claimed the top spot in 13 events


    Wolfpack Women Win, Men Tie Against No. 17 Virginia Tech

    NC State women's team defeated the Hokies 160-140, while the men's team tied VT at 150 points

    ACC CHAMPION: 2012
    ALL-ACC: 2012

    2012-13: Posted the second-best time in the 100 backstroke ... Posted the third-best time in the 200 backstroke
    2011-12: Swam the backstroke leg on the 400-medley relay team that won the ACC Championship ... Posted the second-best time in school history in the 100 backstroke with his lead-off split of 48.14 ... Also swam the third-fastest time in the 200 backstroke in 1:44.91 ... Placed fifth in the 200 backstroke and sixth in the 100 backstroke at the ACC Championships ... Swam NCAA "B" standards in three events ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team.

    2010-11: Recorded the third-best 200 backstroke in school history with a 1:45.40, and the fifth-fastest 100 backtroke in school history with a 49.07 ... Swam the leadoff leg of the second-fastest 400-medley relay in school history ... Hit an NCAA "B" cut qualifying standard in the 200 backstroke ... Had the fastest times on the team for the year in both the 100 and 200 backstroke ... Took first 10 times, five times each in the 100 and 200 backstrokes ... Finished in the top-five 18 times ... Named to the ACC Honor Roll.

    2009-10: Competed at Stony Brook ... Won American East Conference titles in both the 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke ... Collected all-conference honors ... Set facility and school records in both the 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 200 individual medley ... Studied in Serbia prior to transferring to NC State.

    PREP/PERSONAL: Lettered in swimming for four years at the Technical School in Kikinda, Serbia ... Set Serbian short and long course meters records in the 50 backstroke ... Competed in the 50 backstroke, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 100 freestyle ... Swam with the Novi Sad club team ... Majoring in electrical engineering.

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