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Jim Rosa
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Windsor, N.J.
High School: West Windsor-Plainsboro North
Major: Mgt. science & engineering
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* Two-Time All-America *

At Stanford:

• The top American-born runner at the 2013 NCAA Championships, finishing fifth to earn All-America honors.

2014 Season (Senior):

• Did not compete.

2013 Season (Junior):

Placed fifth at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, completing the 10K course in 30:08.9.
• Earned his first All-America honor.
• Was the top American-born runner at nationals.
• Earned All-West Region honors by finishing second to eventual NCAA champion Edward Cheserek of Oregon, at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento.
• Led Stanford to the West Region title, running 29:43 (10K).
• Named to the All-Pac-12 first team.
• Finished second at the Pac-12 Championships, trailing only occasional high school summer training partner Cheserek.
• Ran 24:42 (8K) in the race at Coal Creek Golf Course in Louisville, Colo.
• Placed second to teammate Erik Olson at the Stanford Invitational (24:25, 8K).
• Was Stanford's No. 3 at Pre-Nationals, placing 14th (23:44.83, 8K).
• Team No. 1 at season-opening USF Invite, placing third overall (25:20.2).

2012 Season (Sophomore):

• Named to the USTFCCCA All-West Region team after sixth in the NCAA West Regionals in Seattle.
• As team's No. 2 runner, helped Stanford to West Regional title, running 29:52 for 10K.
• Placed 45th at Pac-12 Championships in Santa Clarita, Calif., running 24:44 for 8K.
• Placed 166th as Stanford's No. 6 runner at NCAA Championships in Louisvlle,Ky., clocking 31:16.7 over 10K.
• First-place Stanford's No. 1 runner in Wisconsin adidas Invitational, placing 19th (8K, 23:44).
• Raced in five meets.
• Was ninth at Stanford Invitational (8K, 24:10).
• Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2011 Season (Freshman):

• Placed 192nd at the Wisconsin Invitational with a time of 25:30.

Track and Field:

• Earned first-team outdoor All-America honors by placing sixth in the 10,000 in his first NCAA championship meet while running a personal record 28:57.51 in 2014.
• Has a 5,000 best of 13:50.55.

High School:

• Won the 2010 New Jersey cross country championship.
• Also captured state crowns in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters.
• Runner-up at the 2010 Nike Outdoor Nationals in the 2-mile, losing only to his twin brother Joe.
• 2008 cross country team won the state championship and placed fifth at the Nike Cross Nationals.
• Squad won four straight New Jersey Group 3 championships.
• Member of the national record-setting 4xmile indoor relay.
• Captained the cross country, indoor and spring track teams his senior year.


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