Swimming & Diving
Getting to Know Jon LaRocque
Where were you born?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
What is your favorite movie?
Why did you choose Michigan State University?
Who is your favourite MSU athlete of all time?
Top 5 songs on your iPod?
1. Metallica - Whiskey in the Jar
GREEN or WHITE???
Who would win in a 25 yd. freestyle...Kathleen Milloy, Matt Gianiodis, or Manny Noguchi?
Junior Season: Set the school record in the 100 backstroke with a 48.33 and posted the third-fastest time in school history with a 1:47.66 at the Big Ten Championships (2/27) ... Clocked the team's fastest time of the year in the 50 back with a 22.92 also at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed first in the 50 back (23.08) and swam a then-school record 48.55 to win the 100 back at the TYR Invitational (11/22) ... Won the 100 back (50.81) and placed second in the 200 back (1:52.45) vs. Iowa (10/25) ... Also competed in the medley and free relays ... Part of the 200 medley relay team that took first place at the TYR Invite and vs. Purdue (1/17) ... 400 medley relay and 200 free relay teams each took first place at the TYR Invite.
Sophomore Season: Won the 200 back vs. Oakland (1/25) with a time of 1:52.48...Took third in the 100 free vs. St. Bonaventure (11/8) with a time of 48.89...Swam the 200 medley and free relays...200 medley relay team took first place at Valparaiso (1/11) with a time of 1:34.70.
Freshman Season: Opened season with fourth-place swims in the 100 and 200 back versus Iowa (10/28) ... Scored in the 200 back at Notre Dame (11/10) ... Placed second in the 100 back (54.44) versus Ball State (12/9) ... Notched a fourth-place effort in 100 back against Purdue (1/13) ... Scored in 100 and 200 back in regular season finale versus Oakland (1/19) ... Competed in the 200 IM and 400 medley relay at the Big Ten Championships.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in swimming and baseball at John Glenn High School ... Earned All-America honors in six events ... Named Independent Swim Conference Swimmer of the Meet four times ... Swam for the Flint Falcons club team for four years.
personal: Born March 15, 1988 in Saginaw, Mich. ... Son of Robert and Debra LaRocque ... Packaging major.
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