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  Gabe Larson
Gabe  Larson

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Penn Hills, Pa.

High School:
PA Cyber Charter School/Penn Hills

Event:
BR/IM/FR

02/26/2015

Heiden Breaks 20 Seconds In 50 Free At #ACCMSD

Sean Heiden became the second swimmer in school history to swim the 50 free in less than 20 seconds.

02/24/2015

Men's Swimming Begins ACC Championships Wednesday

Pitt is already in sixth place with 91 points thanks to strong diving performances last week.

02/24/2015

Swimming & Diving Programs Named To Scholar All-America Team

Both teams had top-50 GPA's in the entire country.

02/07/2015

Pitt Swimming & Diving Ends Regular Season With Sweep Of Villanova

Men close out the season with five straight wins, while the women won their seventh in a row.

01/31/2015

Pitt Swimming & Diving Go Unbeaten At Senior Recognition Meet

The Pitt women win four dual meets while the men win two.

2014-15: Placed seventh in the 50 free against both Duke and Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern ... Was fourth in the 50 free against St. Bonaventure ... Versus Bucknell, took third in the 50 free, fifth in the 200 breast and fourth in the 100 back ... Swam in four bonus finals at the Pitt Invite, winning each of them to finish 17th overall in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly and 100 back, while helping Pitt win the 400 free relay ... Competed in three races at the ATaT Winter Nationals ... Was third in the 200 IM and fourth in the 200 breast against West Virginia ... Placed fifth in the 200 breast and sixth in the 100 breast at Denison ... Won the 100 breast and was runner-up in the 200 breast at the Senior Recognition Meet ... Placed first in the 200 breast, second in the 200 IM and third in the 100 breast at Villanova.

2013-14:
Finished third in the 100 breaststroke against Bucknell... Finished second in the 200 breaststroke against Bucknell...At the Pitt Panthers Invitational, he finished third in the 100 yard butterfly...finished second in the 200 medley relay at the Pitt invite...Competed at the ATaT Nationals...Finished fourth in the 200 Breast against Denison...Swam the 200 IM, 100 Breast and the 200 Breast at the ACC Championships...Made the C final and finished twenty-third at the ACC Championships in the 100 Breaststroke.

High School: Lettered all four years of varsity swimming...made the WPIAL's all four years in his events (IM,FR,BR)...made PIAA Class AAA states in the 100 Breast, 200 IM in 2011 and the 200 Free in 2012...broke six school records at Penn Hills...was a part of the club team Penn Hills Dolphins from 2004-2012...also played volleyball in high school.

Personal: Born July 3, 1995...son of William and Linda Larson...his dad played volleyball at Pitt...has five siblings (Christian, Micah, Tory, Vicki and Charis)...majoring in exercise science

Larson's Personal Best Performances
Event Time Date Venue
50 Free
20.84 11/21/2014 Pitt Invitational
100 Free
45.71 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational
200 Free
1:45.37 1/31/2014 vs. Villanova
500 Free
4:55.46 11/21/2014 Pitt Invitational
100 Back
52.84 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational
100 Breast 55.08 2/26/2014 ACC Championships
200 Breast 2:01.39 2/26/2014 ACC Championships
100 Fly 49.89 11/21/2014 Pitt Invitational
200 IM 1:47.89 11/21/2014 Pitt Invitational
400 IM 4:13.65 10/26/2013 vs. Bucknell