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Larry Virgilio
Larry Virgilio

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pine Bush, N.Y.

High School:
Pine Bush

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
02/26/1993


05/30/2014

Captains Named for Upcoming Swimming and Diving Season

Karr and Fittin are the women's captains, while Savoy and Virgilio are leading the men's team

05/30/2014

Captains Named for Upcoming Swimming and Diving Season

Karr and Fittin are the women's captains, while Savoy and Virgilio are leading the men's team

02/09/2014

Lions Land Four Atop Podium on Final Day of OSU Invitational

The four victories give Penn State a two-day total of seven victories in Columbus

02/08/2014

PSU Records Three First-Place Finishes at Day One of OSU Invite

Harrison Grimm, Tim Maurer and Larry Virgilio each won their individual races on Saturday

02/07/2014

Penn State Swimmers Travel to Columbus for Ohio State Invitational

10 swimmers from the women's team and eight from the men's team will compete this weekend

LION CAREER
2012-13: Competed three events throughout the season, including the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly ... Won the 50 freestyle race at the OSU Invite (2/9-2/10/13), finishing with a time of 20.77, the best mark of his career ... Set a personal record in the 100 freestyle at the OSU Invite with a mark of 45.63 ... Competed in the 100 butterfly at the OSU Invite for the only time during the season, finishing in 53.03 in the event.

2011-12: Participated in three events at the Big Ten Championships (2/22-2/25/13), recording season-best times in the 50 freestyle with a time of 21.03, the 100 freestyle, finishing in 46.18 and the 100 butterfly, touching the wall in 53.07 ... Competed in nine events, seeing the most action in the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle.

HIGH SCHOOL
Coached by Kevin Blackwell in high school and for club team Pine Bush Elite ... Three-time All-American ... Named New York Swimmer of the Meet during the 2011 state championships ... Set more than 40 records between high school, section and states during career ... Three-time state champion in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 medley ... Two-time state record holder in the 100 free and 200 medley relay ... Member of undefeated league, county and sectional champion team for last three years of high school ... Member of medley relay that won states in 2010, setting a state record ... Earned four letters.

PERSONAL
Lawrence James Virgilio was born February 26, 1993 in Rhinebeck, N.Y. to Tom and Anne Virgilio ... Has four siblings: Nick, Mike, Lorraine and Rose ... Rose swam for Seton Hall ... An honor graduate of law and leadership academy ... Majoring in criminiology.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I signed with Penn State to further my swimming skills and qualify for NCAAs with an amazing team and coaching family."

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