AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
Represented UC San Diego in four events at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Track & Field Championships ... Ran opening leg of the men's 4x400-meter relay, helping the Tritons secure a third-place finish and a team-best time of 3 minutes, 17.74 seconds to enter the UCSD all-time list with the ninth-fastest time in school history for that event ... Entered the UCSD top-10 list at No. 2 in the 100 prelims with a personal-best time of 10.78 to finish fourth overall and second in his heat before taking fifth overall in the 100 finals (10.85) at the CCAA Championships ... Sprinted the fastest 200 in UCSD history at the CCAA Championships with a personal-record time of 21.59 to place fourth overall in the finals after finishing fourth overall and first in his heat of the prelims with a time of 21.73 ... Was anchor leg of the 4x100 relay at the CCAA Championships in the Tritons' sixth-place showing with a time of 43.34 ... Claimed second-place finishes in both of his 400 races during the season at the Soka Peace Invitational, where he ran the ninth-fastest time in UCSD history of 49.12, and at the Point Loma Collegiate Open, where he stopped the clock with a time of 49.93 ... Opened the season with a second-place result in the 4x100 relay as the first leg (43.71), a third-place showing in the 4x400 relay as the third leg (3:26.25) and a fourth-place finish in the 200 (22.64) at the meet against Cal Poly Pomona and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ... Running the final leg of the 4x100 relay, his team took third at the All-Cal Challenge with a time of 43.15 and fifth at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational for the team's season-best time of 42.70 ... Team in the 4x400 relay finished as high as second place twice during the season at the Point Loma Collegiate Open after crossing the finish line in 3:22.52 and at the Soka Peace Invitational upon ending the race in 3:24.25, running the third leg and first leg in those respective races.
A 2011 graduate of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose ... Had a personal-best time of 11.08 in the 100 at the West Coast Relays, where he finished fourth as a senior (2011) ... Finished fifth (11.39) in the prelims and sixth (11.28) in the finals of the 100 at the West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) Finals during his senior year at AMHS (2011) ... Earned a personal best of 22.41 in the 200 at the West Coast Relays during his seventh-place showing in his final year with the Lions (2011) ... Also played soccer and football as well as ran cross country for AMHS ... Additionally, competed with the North Valley Youth Soccer League (NVYSL) Celtic team in San Jose.
Born April 8, 1993 in Palo Alto ... Son of Todd and Kathleen Rose, who both attended Michigan Tech ... Has an older sister named Jacqueline and a younger brother named Blake ... Jacqueline ran for the UCSD track and field team ... Is an undeclared major in Warren College ... Enjoys diving, driving, and airsofting in his spare time ... Falling and still winning the 200 at the 2012 CCAA Championships as a freshman is his most memorable track and field moment ... Usain Bolt is his favorite athlete ... Cheers for the San Francisco 49ers ... Names "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" as his favorite film ... Would eat only steak for the rest of his life if given the opportunity ... Lists his father as his greatest influence ... Hopes to have a good enough job after graduating from UCSD so he can raise a family in a stable environment and be able to send his children to a good college or university.