Larry Formosa
Larry  Formosa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Homer Glen, Ill.

High School:
Lockport Township HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
Freestyle/Butterfly


02/28/2013

Gophers in Fifth After Day Two of Championships

Minnesota has 133 team points heading into Friday's events

02/26/2013

No. 14 Gophers Set to Compete at Big Ten Championships

Minnesota will open competition at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center on Wednesday night.

11/30/2012

Day One of Jean Freeman Invite Concludes

The Gophers won six of the ten events on the night

11/30/2012

Day One of Jean Freeman Invite Concludes

The Gophers won six of the ten events on the night

11/09/2012

Gophers Wrap Up Day One of Grand Prix

Minnesota had 11 appearances in the Championship Finals

2012-13 • Senior Season: Placed seventh in both the 100 fly and 400 free relay against Iowa (11/2)•competed in the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, was a member of the 400 freestyle relay and had the fourth-fastest time as a member of the 200 medley relay at Michigan (10/5).

2011-12 • Junior Season: Established a new top time at the Big Ten Championships • finished 27th in the 100 fly (49.15) • member of the eighth place 200 medley relay • finished 30th in the 200 fly • posted a third place finish in the 100 fly at the Triple Duals • swam in the winning 200 medley relay against Hawaii • Academic All-Big Ten • letterwinner.

2010-11 • Sophomore Season: Swam a new top time in the 100 fly at the Spring Speedo Championships • set his new top time in the 200 fly at the Minnesota Challenge • Academic All-Big Ten • letterwinner.

2009-10 • Freshman Season: Posted his best 100 and 200 fly times at the Spring Speedo Championships • swam on second place 200 free and 200 medley relay teams at the Minnesota Challenge • had the team's fourth-best 100 fly time on the season.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Lockport Township High School in Homer Glen, Ill. • finished sixth in the 200 free relay his senior year at the Illinois State Championships • earned All-American honors from NISCA his senior season • swam for the Lockport Homer Swim Club under head coach Monique Witkowski • former teammate Kevin Moran swims for the University of Iowa.

Personal: Born November 4, 1990 • majoring in mechanical engineering • son of Larry and Mary Formosa • has one younger brother, Chris • enjoys playing the clarinet.

Formosa's Top Times:
100 fly • 49.15 • 2/24/12
200 fly • 1:53.60 • 2/4/11
100 back • 50.82 • 2/24/12

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition

6/21/2017

Both the men's and women's teams earned academic distinction from the coaches association.

Former swim coach Eckelkamp Passes Away

6/14/2017

Gopher Athletics is saddened to learn that former assistant men's swimming and diving coach Steve Eckelkamp has passed away at his home on June 10, in Mount Juliet, Tenn.

LeBlang Takes Learned Leadership to Next Season

6/7/2017

Junior diver Alan LeBlang discusses his leadership role for the upcoming season with GopherSports.com.

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