Cardinal men's water polo opens MPSF Championship Friday in Los Angeles
2012: Named to ACWPC and MPSF All-Academic Lists ... scored two goals ... netted a goal in win over Pacific at SoCal Tournament (9/30) ... scored second goal in win at Pepperdine (10/14).
2011: Named to ACWPC and MPSF All-Academic Lists ... scored five goals ... netted a goal in season opener against Fresno Pacific (9/4) ... scored in win over USC at SoCal Tournament (10/2) ... netted a pair of goals at the Bronco Stampede (10/22-23) ... scored in win over UC Davis (11/13) ... scored in MPSF quarterfinal win over UCSB (11/26).
2010: Named to ACWPC and MPSF All-Academic Lists ... scored one goal on the year, that coming against UC Davis (9/18).
2009: Named to ACWPC and MPSF All-Academic Lists ... scored five goals on the year ... scored first goal against George Washington at Navy Open (9/6) ... netted a goal against Pepperdine at NorCal Invite (9/19) ... scored twice on first day of UCI Invite (10/10) ... added a goal in MPSF Tournament quarterfinal win over UCSB.
2008: Redshirted the year.
National Team: Member of the U.S. Cadet National Team from 2004-06 ... captained the team from 2005-06, while training and competing in Serbia ... member of the U.S. Youth National Team from 2006-07.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Servite High School ... named Servite's 2007-08 Athlete of the Year ... named the Trinity League's Swimmer of the Year and Athlete of the Year in 2008 ... a three-time first-team All-CIF Southern Section performer (2005-07) ... earned third-team All-CIF Southern Section honors as a freshman in 2004 ... a four-time first-team All-Trinity League pick ... captained both the water polo and swimming teams as a senior at Servite ... earned Defensive Player of the Year award all four years ... helped team to three Trinity League titles from 2004-06 ... team captured CIF Southern Section Division II title in 2005 ... named an Academic All-American by USA Water Polo ... also lettered all four years in swimming ... named Servite's Swimmer of the Year all four years ... a four-time All-CIF finalist ... a 2007-08 NISCA Swimming All-American in the 50-meter freestyle, swimming a time of 21.34 ... played club ball for SoCal Water Polo Academy ... named Junior Olympics MVP while leading team to gold medal in 2004 ... named to Junior Olympics All-America First Team twice (2006-07) ... twice earned Junior Olympics gold (2004-05) and twice earned silver (2006-07) ... led team to National Age Group bronze in 2005 ... twice led squad to Zone championship (2006-07).
Personal: Born in Laguna Hills, Calif. ... management science major ... parents are Perry and Becky LaForge ... has one younger brother, Nick ... grandfather played football for California and a second cousin played baseball at Stanford ... future goals include being a business and technology executive ... hobbies include relaxing ... received the St. Philips Award for Outstanding Senior from Servite High School.