2012: Outdoor - Finished seventh in the pole vault (15 feet, 3 inches) at the Spec Towns Invite.
2012: Indoor - Reached 15 feet, 9 inches to take seventh in the pole vault at the VT Elite meet.
Clemson 2011: Outdoor - Finished fifth at the ACC Championships after clearing 16 feet, 2 ¾ inches...Qualified for the NCAA East Regionals...Posted a season-best effort of 16-4.75 to win the Miami Hurricane Invitational...Had a mark of 16-3 to take third at the Spec Towns Invitational...Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team. Indoor - Was seventh at the ACC Championships, reaching a top height of 16-5.25...Won the Tiger Paw Invitational after clearing a personal-best 16-6...Was the runner-up at the JRF Combined Events Invitational with a mark of 15-9...Won the an early season showdown at the Clemson Invitational.
High School: Earned All-America honors after finishing sixth at the 2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals after cruising over the bar at 16-0.25...Won the 2009 USATF Junior Olympic national Championships as a junior...Two-time GHSA AAAAA state champion and back-to-back Atlanta Track Club Pole Vault Man of the Year...Holds three class records (freshman-10-6, sophomore-14 feet and senior) for the pole vault at Mill Creek...Also played football at Mill Creek.
Personal: Born August 7 , 1991...Son of John and Robin Kopanski...Intending to major in Sport Management.