Ari Markle
Ari Markle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gates Mills, Ohio
High School: Mayfield
Last College: Back/Fly/Fr

2006-07 - Junior Season

Registered the team's third-fastest time in the 100 backstroke (52.91) and 200 backstroke (1:58.53) as well as the fourth-fastest time in the 100 butterfly (51.21)...picked up a win in the 200 backstroke against Valparaiso (10/21) and a win in the 100 backstroke at the Cleveland City Meet (11/10)...scored points for the squad in the 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke at the league championships.

2005-06 - Sophomore Season

Solidified the team's backstroke corps, while also competing in the free and fly sprints...owned the team's second-fastest times in the 100 back (51.98) and 200 back (1:54.84), with both coming at the Horizon League Championships...also posted season-best time in the 100 fly (50.57) at the league championships...swam to a season-best time in the 50 free (22.33) at the Miami Invitational (12/3).

2004-05 - Freshman Season

Posted season-best times in the back events at the Horizon League Championships, where he placed seventh and ninth in the 200 back and the 100 back, respectively...ranked among the top 10 in the conference in both events...clocked the fourth and fifth-fastest times on the squad in the 100 and 200 fly.

High School

Advanced to state championships in the 100 back and 100 fly his junior and senior years and in the 100 fly as a sophomore...All-American for swimming in Ohio.

Personal

Born March 28, 1986 in Chicago, Ill...son of Jonathan and Cynthia Markle...has three brothers, Jeff, Tim and Alex...earned CSU's Athletic Academic Excellence Award in 2005...communication major.