|High School:||Stevenson HS|
The rookie campaigne for LaPorte was very successful as he set records in the 500 free style, 1000 free style, and 1650 free style.
Matthew is the son of David and Lisa LaPorte. He has three siblings and will be majoring in Marketing.
LaPorte graduated from Stevenson High School. While attending, he won the conference, city, and county championship. He was also an All-Ohio swimmer in the 500 free style.