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Joe Rosa
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Windsor, N.J.
High School: West Windsor-Plainsboro North
Major: Mgt. science & engineering
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At Stanford:Stanford's No. 1 runner most of the 2012 season, including on the Cardinal's NCAA West Regional championship team ... a two-time NCAA Championships runner ... 2012 All-Pac-12 first team selection.

2013 Season (Junior): Season curtailed by injury ... ran one race unattached, placing third at the Doc Adams Invitational in Davis, Calif., on Nov. 9 in 24:13 (8K).

2012 Season (Sophomore): Named USTFCCCA All-West Region after placing fourth at the NCAA West Regionals in Seattle ... was Stanford's No. 1 runner in the race, with a time of 29:44 over 10K, leading the Cardinal to the title... an All-Pac-12 first-team selection ... Stanford's No. 1 runner in three of his five races ... placed sixth in the Pac-12 Championships in Santa Clarita, Calif., as the Cardinal's No. 1 on its second-place team ... he ran 23:35 for 8K ... placed 112th at the NCAA Championships in Louisvlle, Ky., as No. 3 runner on Stanford's16th-place team ... highest collegiate finish to date was third-place at the Stanford Invitational (8K, 24:10) ... also 21st at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (8K, 23:44).

2011 Season (Freshman): Came through at the NCAA West Regionals, placing 19th as Stanford's No. 4 runner in 29:53 and helping Stanford to the team title ... placed 25th at the Pac-12 Championships with a time of 23:57 ... Stanford's No. 7 runner at the NCAA Championships, placing 154th in 31:13.6 ... placed 113th at the Wisconsin Invitational with a time of 24:54.

Track and Field: Earned first-team All-America honors by placing fifth in the 5,000 at the 2014 NCAA indoor championships, and seventh in the same event at the 2014 NCAA outdoor meet, setting a personal best of 13:31.69 in the latter ... ranks No. 8 on Stanford's all-time indoor and outdoor lists in the 5,000 ... won the 2014 Pac-12 title in the 10,000, running a PR of 29:16.71.

High School: Won the 2010 Nike Outdoor Nationals in the 2-mile, edging his twin brother Jim ... came in second in the same meet in 2011 ... two-time Nike Cross Nationals individual champion for cross country ... holds three course records, as well as the national junior class record in the 2-mile (8:44) ... 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-setting4xmile indoor relay ... team came in second at the 2011 nationals in the DMR ... captained the cross country and track teams his senior year.

Personal: Son of Larry and Patricia Rosa ... has a twin brother, Jim, 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 ... full name is Joseph Cesar Rosa.