As a Freshman (2016): Named to the 2015-16 BIG EAST All-Academic Team … played in seven games starting in one … tallied two goals and three assists on the season … picked up two groundballs … put seven of his nine shots on goal for a .778 shots on goal percentage … saw his first collegiate action against Drezel (March 19) … scored his first career goal against Hofstra (March 26) … tallied two points on one goal and one assist against Providence (April 2) … notched an assist against Denver (April 16) and Georgetown (April 30) … appeared in the last seven games of the year.
At Bergen Catholic: Lettered four years at midfield … named Third Team All-County and All-League … team received top-20 ranking in U.S. Lacrosse Magazine … helped win a state championship, two county championships and three league championships at Bergen … also lettered four years in hockey … recruited by Drexel, Navy, Colgate, Lafayette, Manhattan and Providence.
Personal: Son of John Larsen … has one sister; Haley (15) … full name is Zachary Elvis Larsen … goes by Zach … majoring in biology … wishes to become a doctor or dentist after graduation … listens to rap music pregame … chose St. John’s for great academics, great lacrosse and it’s close to home … names his mother as most influential person in athletic career because “she was the best supporter and always there for me.”
Larsen Up Close
Favorite Book: “1776” by David McCullough
Favorite Movie: “Role Models”
Favorite Food: Steak and lobster
Favorite Pro Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Favorite Song: “It Wasn’t Me” by Shaggy