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  Matthew Tankle
Matthew Tankle

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

High School:
Salesianum

Position:
BACK/IM

12/04/2013

Pitt Swimmers Head to AT&T Winter Nationals

Panthers to race with top American competition

11/25/2013

Panthers Win 25 Events at Pitt Invitational

Winter Nationals up next for the Panthers

11/24/2013

Panthers Continue to Dominate the Pitt Invitational

Action concludes Sunday at Trees Pool

2012-2013: Against St. Bonaventure he was part of the 200 medley relay team that placed third and individually finished fourth in both the 100 and 200 back...Swam the 200 medley and 400 free relays, as well as the 100 and 200 backstroke against Virginia...Placed fourth in the 200 back(1:57.04)and fifth in the 100 back against Cincinnati...Against Notre Dame he placed fourth in the 100 back...At the Pitt Invitational he had career-bests in the 200 IM (1:55.26), 200 back and 100 back...At West Virginia, hewas part of both the 200 medley relay team and the 400 free relay team that placed third...Placed third in the 200 yard medley relay at the Western PA Invitational where he also took first in the 200 yard back.

High School: Served as captain of the four-time team state champion team...is a six-time individual/relay state champion...captured the state title in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke...holds a state record in the 200 medley...three-time first team all-state selection and one time all-American...finished second as senior top athlete...voted Sportsman of the Year...won both the Provincial Medal of Honor and the Jefferson Cup Award.

Personal: Born April 1, 1994...son of Joseph and Karen Tankle...has two sisters, Denise (20) and Bernadette (16)...majoring in Political Science.