Mike Larocca
Mike Larocca
Height: 6-1
Year: Junior
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, Calif.
High School: Dana Hills HS
Position: Decathlon

UC Santa Barbara
Competed in the decathlon at Conference and took tenth place, scoring 5976 points...His decathlon included a second-place, 718-point performance in the 1500m with a time of 4:34.07...Qualified for Conference in the high jump with a clearance of 6'4.75" (1.95m) at the Cal Poly Invitational...Was sixth in the decathlon at the Sam Adams Combined with a score of 5706.

High School
Qualified for the California State Meet in 2007...Competed in the South Coast League of the CIF-SS Div. I...Was all-league and all-county his junior year...Co-MVP of the Dana Hills track team his junior and senior seasons...Held high school marks of 6'8" in the high jump, 40.12 in the 300m intermediate hurdles, and 15.12 in the 110m hurdles...Had a 4.1 GPA and was a scholar-athlete all four years.

Majoring in biology and hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon involved in sports medicine...Enjoys beach volleyball and cycling...Loves his family and his dogs, and is grateful for their support.

Collegiate Career Bests
Decathlon - 5976 
(Big West Conference Championships, 5/9/2009)