2011-12: Placed third in the 400 IM and seventh in the 500 freestyle at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Posted a fifth-place finish in the 1000 freestyle against Georgia Tech ... Finished second in the 1650 freestyle at William & Mary ... Placed fifth in the 1000 freestyle and seventh in the 400 IM against Virginia ... Posted a fifth-place finish in the 200 IM in the quad meet against Florida State, Duke and UNC Wilmington.
2010-11: Finished 14th in the 400 IM and the 1650 free at the ACC Championships … Placed third in the 400 IM, fifth in the 1650 free and 10th in the 500 free at the Volunteer Invitational.
2009-10: Earned three top-20 finishes at the ACC Championships, posting a 13th-place finish in the 1650 freestyle, placing 15th in the 400 IM and 20th in the 500 freestyle at the ACC Championships… Finished third in the 400 IM, eighth in the 1650 free, 12th in the 500 free and 16th in the 200 butterfly at the Volunteer Invitational…Won the 1000 free against Penn State with his second-fastest finish of the season in 9:26.99 and finished runner-up in the 500 free.
2008-09: Competed in the 400 IM and 1650 free at the ACC Championships … Placed ninth in the 500 free and 10th in the 1650 free at the Volunteer Invitational ... Posted career-best time in the 200 fly and 200 IM at the Clemson meet.
High School: Was a four-time first-team all-district and three-time All-Met honoree, winning the District Swimmer of the Year award as a senior at Osbourn H.S. ... Won the 500 free at three separate regional meets ... Won the 200 IM twice ... Placed third in the 500 free and fourth in the 200 IM and the 200 free relay at the State Finals ... Was second in total points scored at the Virginia Senior Championships as a member of the QDD Swim Team his senior year ... Set the meet record in the 1650 free while also winning the 500 and 1000 free titles ... Named to the Academic All-America team.
Personal: Philip James LaRosa was born on May 15, 1990, in Manassas, Va. … Son of James and Susan LaRosa …Majoring in finance.
|LaRosa's Career Best|
|500 Freestyle: 4:28.90||1000 Freestyle: 9:24.10^|
|1650 Freestyle: 15:32.03||200 Butterfly: 1:53.84|
|200 IM: 1:54.67||400 IM: 3:56.63|
|100 Breaststroke: 1:01.06|
^ Denotes split