MEMBER SIGN IN
Don't have an account? Click Here
Share |
Print
Jim Rosa
Jim Rosa
Position: Distances
Other Position: Distances
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: West Windsor, N.J.
High School: West Windsor-Plainsboro North
Major: Mgt. science & engineering
0
0
Rosa Photos
*Three-time All-America*

Career Bests (thru 2015):

  • 5,000 Meters: 13:50.55
  • 10,000: 28:57.51
  • 3,000: 8:04.69
  • 1,500: 3:50.28
  • Mile: 4:07.70
  • Two Mile: 8:51.46

At Stanford:

  • Earned All-America honors by placing fifth at the 2013 NCAA cross country Championship, finishing as the top American-born runner in the field, and sixth in 2015.
  • Sixth at the 2014 NCAA outdoor championships in the 10,000.

2015 Season:
Outdoors

  • Did not compete

Indoors

  • Ran in one race, finishing fourth in the 5,000 at the MPSF Championships in 13:59.33.

2014 Season:
Outdoors

  • Placed sixth in the 10,000 in his first NCAA outdoor championship meet while running a personal record 28:57.51.
  • Deftly moved up through the field, and earned first-team All-America honors by finishing among the top eight.
  • Ran the final 1,600 in 4:24.
  • Was fourth in the 5,000 at the Pac-12 Championships in a PR 13:50.55.
  • Ran 29:33.56 for the fourth-fastest time at the NCAA West Prelims.
  • 10th in the 10,000 'B' race at the Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford in a then-PR 29:00.13.
  • Third in the Big Meet 3,000 in 8:04.96.
  • Named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

Indoors

  • Did not compete.

2013 Season:
Outdoors 

  • Placed seventh in the Pac-12 Championships in the 10,000 in a personal best 29:47.53.
  • Was 16th at the NCAA West Prelims (30:26.23).
  • Second in the Big Meet in the 3,000 in a PB 8:04.69.
  • Ran season 5,000 best of 14:07.23 at the Payton Jordan Invitational.

Indoors 

  • Placed sixth in the MPSF Championships in the 5,000, running a personal record 13:59.76.
  • Placed 19th at MPSF's in the 3,000, in 8:15.77.
  • Ran a season-best mile of 4:08.89 at the Armory Invitational.
  • Competed in four meets, running the mile, 3,000, and 5,000 twice each.

2012 Season:
Outdoors

  • Placed 11th in the 5,000 at the Pac-12 Championships, running 14:17.72.
  • Clocked 3:50.28 in the 1,500 at the Stanford Invitational.
  • Also ran 1:56.83 in the 800 at the Cal Outdoor Opener.
  • Ran 4:10.77 for the mile at the Texas Relays.
  • Ran on a 4x1,500 relay that clocked 15:20.09 at the Texas Relays.

Indoors

  • Ran in two events at the MPSF Championships.
  • Placed 11th in the 5,000 in 14:09.99.
  • Placed 15th in the 3,000 in 8:10.58.
  • Ran 4:09.29 in the mile at the UW Indoor Preview.

Cross Country:

  • Finished sixth at the 2015 NCAA Championships, helping Stanford to third place. 
  • Earned All-America, West Region, and Pac-12 first team honors in 2013.
  • Placed fifth at the NCAA meet and was the top American-born runner in the field.
  • Was the 2013 Pac-12 and West Region runner-up, both to eventual NCAA champ Edward Cheserek of Oregon.
  • His regional 10K time of 29:43 at Haggin Oaks in Sacramento bettered his track PR of 29:47.53 for the same distance.

High School:

  • Won three New Jersey Meet of Champions titles.
  • Won outdoor Meet of Champions titles in the 3,200 in 2009, and the 1,600 in a meet record 4:07.89.
  • Also captured a Meet of Champions title in cross country, with a 5K time of15:15, the No. 2 time at the Holmdel Park course, behind his brother Joe.
  • Won the Nike Northeast Regional.
  • Was No. 4 on the all-time state list in the two-mile at 8:51.46, and No. 3 in state history in the mile at 4:07.70.
  • Runner-up at the 2010 Nike Outdoor Nationals in the two-mile, losing only to his twin brother Joe.
  • Ran two-mile in 8:57.56 to finish third at the 2011 Nike Outdoor Nationals.
  • As a sophomore, won the New Jersey Meet of the Champions in the 3,200 in 9:03.69.
  • He also set a New Jersey sophomore record of 9:02.38.
  • 2008 cross country team won the state championship.
  • Team won four consecutive New Jersey Group 3 cross country championships.
  • Member of the national record-setting 4xMile indoor relay.
  • Captained the cross country, indoor and spring track teams his senior year.

Personal:

  • Son of Larry and Patricia Rosa.
  • Has a twin brother, Joe, who runs at Stanford.
  • Has two older siblings, Larry and Kiki.
  • Brother Larry swam for Rutgers University, reaching the finals at the Big East Championships.
  • His father swam in the Pan American Games for Puerto Rico.
  • Majoring in management science and engineering.

 Career Statistics:

Year Season (Meets) Event Season Best Conf. Finish W. Prelims NCAA Champs.
2015 Outdoors (0) -- -- -- -- --
  Indoors (1) 5,000 13:59.33 4 (MPSF) -- --
2014 Outdoors (5) 10,000 28:57.51 -- 4 6
    5,000 13:50.55 4 (Pac-12) -- --
    3,000 8:04.96 -- -- --
  Indoors (0) -- -- -- -- --
2013 Outdoors (5) 10,000 29:47.53 7 (Pac-12) 16 --
    5,000 14:07.23 26 (Pac-12) -- --
    3,000 8:04.69 -- -- --
  Indoors (4) 5,000 13:59.76 6 (MPSF) -- --
    3,000 8:13.55 19 (MPSF) -- --
    Mile 4:08.89 -- -- --
2012 Outdoors (6) 5,000 14:17.72 11 (Pac-12) -- --
    1,500 3:47.75 -- -- --
    Mile 4:10.77 -- -- --
    800 1:56.83 -- -- --
  Indoors (4) 5,000 14:09.99 11 (MPSF) -- --
    3,000 8:10.58 15 (MPSF) -- --
    Mile 4:09.29 -- -- --

 

#gostanford