ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Mike Mosca
Mike Mosca
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tenafly, N.J.
High School: Georgetown Prep School
Position: Diving
Major: History and Science
House Affiliation: Lowell

Harvard record holder in the one-meter dive (387.05)
Harvard record holder in the three-meter dive (412.42)

Personal Records
One meter: 387.05 (Ivy League Championships, 3/7/13)
Three meter: 412.45 (at Brown, 1/17/13)

Sophomore 2012-13
Won both the one-meter (338.10) and three-meter (338.30) diving events against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 10 ... Also swept the diving events against Columbia with a one-meter score of 337.35 and a three-meter score of 338.55 ... Placed third on the one meter with a score of 331.30 and took fourth on the three meter with a score of 343.10 at the UGA Fall Invite Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 ... Broke his own school records on both boards at Brown Jan. 17, turning in a one meter score of 372.45 and a three meter score of 412.45 ... Three meter score at Brown stands as the pool record ... Posted scores of 359.70 and 393.05 to take first on the one and three meter, respectively, at the Shamrock Invitational Jan. 25-26 ... Won the three-meter diving event with a DeNunzio Pool record of 399.45 and placed second in the one meter diving event with a score of 330.40 at HYP Feb. 2-3 ... Placed first in both the one- and three-meter dive with scores of 393.23 and 365.55, respectively, at Penn Feb. 16 ... Earned two first team All-Ivy honors in the one-meter dive and the three-meter dive ... Named the Karl B. Michael High Point Diver of the Meet at the Ivy League Championship ... Scored 387.05 in the one-meter dive and a 409.85 in the three-meter dive to win both events at the Ivy League Championship (March 7-9) ... One meter score surpassed the previous Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center record which he set earlier in the year ... Qualified for NCAA Zone A Championships with a second place finish in the one-meter dive with a total score of 677.60 (March 15-17) ... Placed 32nd in the one-meter dive (262.60) and 28th in the three-meter dive (311.60) at the NCAA Championships (March 28-30) ... Competed at the 2013 USA Diving World Championships Trials where he placed sixth in the three-meter synchro, 11th on the one-meter and 18th on the three-meter.

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).