ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Mike Mosca
Mike Mosca
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Tenafly, N.J.
High School: Georgetown Prep School
Position: Diving

Harvard record holder in the one meter championship dive (367.25)
Harvard record holder in the three meter championship dive (394.80)

Freshman 2011-12
Won the one-meter and three-meter diving events with scores of 367.25 and 361.95, respectively, against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 12 ... His one-meter score against Cornell and Dartmouth set a new Harvard record, breaking the former record of 347.48 set by Dan Rybalko '06 in 2006 ... Placed fourth on the one meter with a mark of 352.35 and finished fifth on the three meter with a score of 358.35 at the UNC Invitiational Nov. 19 ... Won both the one-meter and three-meter competitions at Columbia Dec. 10 ... Took first on the one meter and second on the three-meter diving board against Brown Jan. 19 ... Placed third in the one and three-meter events at No. 8 Ohio State Jan. 21 ... Won both the one-meter and three-meter events at HYP Feb. 4, posting a score of 363.8 on the one meter and a score of 394.80 on the three ... His three-meter score at HYP set a new Harvard Record ... Claimed first on the one-meter diving board (359.55) at the Ivy League Championships March 3 and placed second on the three meter (366.25) ... His three-meter preliminary round score of 381.15 set a new Ivy League Championships meet record, surpassing the previous mark of 379.65 set by Columbia's Mark Fichera in 2001 ... Earned first team All-Ivy honors in the one-meter dive and second team All-Ivy honors in the three-meter dive ... Placed second in the one-meter dive (684.15) and third in the three-meter dive (766.30) at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships March 10 ... Took sixth in the three-meter synchronized diving competition at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials ... Also placed 18th in the three-meter individual competition at the Olympic Trials ... Earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention accolades.

Before Harvard
Swam for two years at Georgetown Prep and two years at Tenafly High School … U.S. Olympic trials diving qualifier … Four-time All-America selection and named to the national "Elite 8" diver list in 2011 … Two-time Washington Post first team All-Met and two-time metropolitan champion … Two-time Gazette first team and IAC all-league … WMPSSD Diver of the year as a junior … Three-time AAU national champion on the one-meter, three-meter and platform … U.S. Diving regional champion and two-time East runner up … Multiple finalist at junior nationals and senior nationals … Two-time IAC champion and league record holder … Undefeated in high school dual-meet career … Silver and bronze medalist at State Championships in 2008 and 2009 … Received academic high honors at Tenafly and member of National Society of High School Scholars and AP Scholar … Mentor of challenger baseball at Georgetown Prep … Plays the clarinet … Father, Dr. Ralph Mosca, was captain of Davidson  swim team (1981), Mother, Dr. Lori Mosca, is a triathlete and brother, Matt Mosca, is on the Franklin & Marshall cycling team and was a member of Triathlon Team USA (2007-2008).