Stanford Record Books: 500 Free (15th, 4:17.24, 2012), 1650 Free (9th, 15:51.26), 400 IM (5th, 3:44.93, 2012)
National and International Competiton: Swimming at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, swam 23rd in the prelims of the 200-meter back (2:02.20) and was 32nd in the 400 free prelims (3:56.76)... swam at the U.S. Senior Nationals in his future home pool in the summer of 2011, finishing14th in the B Finals of the 200 back (2:01.10), 21st in the C Finals of the 200 IM (2:02.22) and C Finals of the 400 free (3:54.80)... swam 13th at the Santa Clara Invite in the B Finals of the 400 IM and was 20th in the C Finals of the 400 free... Olympic Trials qualifier... swam for the U.S. at the National Youth Championships... also a member of the U.S. Junior National team.
2011-12 (Freshman): Finished off his first collegiate season as a three-time All-American in the 400 IM, 500 free and 1650 free for 22 points... finished 12th in the 1650 free (14:51.26) one of three Cardinal to score on the final day... on Saturday was sixth in the 400 IM (3:45.07) after a 3:44.93 prelim... opened up NCAAs with a 13th place finish in the 500 free (4:17.87) after a 4:17.24 prelim... On second day of Pac-12 championships won the 400 IM (3:44.97) nearly a second ahead of teammate Matt Thompson (3:54.64)... was fourth at Pac-12s in the 1650 free (15:05.15) behind teammate and champion Chad La Tourette. Also tenth in the 500 free (4:21.01).... runner up to La Tourette in the 500 free at the Arena Invite in the fall and second to La Tourette in the 1650 free against USC.
High School: Letterman at McDonogh School where he was a prep All-American all four years and a scholastic All-American as well... set the high school records in the 100 back, 200 free, 500 free and 200 IM before departing... swam for the legendary North Baltimore Aquatic Club since 1999, which has featured five Olympians, including Michael Phelps... was a four-time state record holder with North Baltimore and a junior national champion.
Personal: Son of Andrew and Sheila Cosgarea... father, Andrew, swam at Penn State and was the team's captain, mother, Sheila, swam at Virginia.... has two younger brothers, Alec and Will, who both swim in high school.