Cantello on Rose: "His peers elected him captain basically due to his performance on the field. Aftrer three years experience and a good summer of training, he should continue to help lead the pack."
At Navy: Earned varsity letters with indoor and outdoor track and field team in 2003-04 ... ran the 3000-meter event twice during the 2004-05 indoor season.
2004: Ran in seven meets ... was Navy's top runner in three meets ... earned three top-10 finishes ... was named the Patriot League Male Runner of the Week Sept. 28, after placing 20th out of 187 runners (25:45.4) at the Iona Invitational ... placed third out of 80 runners at the Navy Invitational (25:15.33) ... ran a fourth-place time of 25:27.31 to lead Navy to a 25-34 victory over Army in the Star Meet ... finished in 10th place in a time of 25:58.60 at the Indiana State Invitational ... also competed in the Patriot League Championship and the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional.
2003: Earned Second-Team All-Patriot League honors after finishing in 11th place at the league meet ... took second place against Army as the first Mid to cross the finish line ... posted a seventh-place finish at the Navy Invitational with a time of 25:43.34 ... opened the season with a 10th-place showing at the Great American Legends Race at Purdue ... also competed at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional.
2002: Competed in three varsity meets as a freshman, including the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship where he helped the Mids tie for fifth ... captured 24th place at the Fordham Invitational ... notched his season-best time at the Heptagonal Championship with a 26:22.20.
High School: Attended Houston High School ... lettered three times in cross country and track ... was a member of the 2001 cross country squad that captured county, region and state championships ... also was a four-time letterman in wrestling.
Personal: Son of Donald and Dee Rose ... born July 25, 1984, in Florence, Ala. ... majoring in history.