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07/07/2016

Pitt Places 244 Members on 2015-16 ACC Honor Roll

Conference Record 4,367 Student-Athletes Recognized

02/27/2016

Panthers Finish 10th at ACC Men's Swimming and Diving Championships

Sett, Lierley, Rice earn top individual marks

02/26/2016

Stachel, Calegan Shine in Day Three of ACC Championships

Panthers strong in 100 breast, post season best in 400 medley relay

01/30/2016

Pitt Swim & Dive Teams Dominate on Senior Day

01/16/2016

Pitt Swimming and Diving Sweeps Denison

Meme Sharp shatters team and pool 1M Dive record

2015-16: Opened the season with two top-five marks against Georgia Tech … placed third in the 100 yard back with a time of 50.62 … placed fourth in the 200 yard back with a mark of 1:50.83 … earned a pair of top-three nods against Bucknell … was the champion of the 100 yard back with a time of 51.24 … placed third in the 200 yard back, touching with a time of 1:54.27 … grabbed another pair of top-five finishes at the tri-meet with Virginia Tech and Notre Dame … earned fourth in the 200 yard back with a time of 1:50.75 … placed fifth in the 100 yard back with a time of 51.34 … swam to a pair of top-two finishes at the Pittsburgh Invitational … was the champion of the 200 yard back with a time of 1:47.52 … took second in the 100 yard back with a time of 50.10 … earned two top-three finishes against regional foe West Virginia … placed second in the 200 yard back with a time of 1:50.95 … placed third in the 100 yard back with a time of 51.58 … earned two individual titles against Denison … won the crown in both the 100 yard back (50.77) and 200 yard back (1:50.36) … was again the winner of the 100 yard back and 200 yard back with times of 50.90 and 1:50.65, respectively, at the Western Pennsylvania Invitational … concluded the season at the ACC Championships … placed 26th in the 200 yard back with a time of 1:46.74 … took 34th in the 100 yard back with a time of 49.38 …. Placed 50th in the 50 yard free with a time of 21.19.

2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, placed fourth in the 100 back and third in the 200 back ... took second in the 100 back against St. Bonaventure ... against Bucknell, was third in the 200 back and fifth in the 100 back ... at the Pitt Invite, swam to second in the 200 back and fifth in the 100 back ... raced in both the 100 back and 200 back at AT&T Winter Nationals ... against West Virginia, placed second in the 200 back and third in the 100 back ... at Denison, was second in the 100 back and third in the 200 back ... won both the 100 back and 200 back at the Senior Recognition Meet ... placed first in the 100 back and second in the 200 back at Villanova ... finished ECAC Championships with four personal best times and swam in two championships finals, taking third in 100 back and second in 200 back.

2013-14: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... finished second in the 100 back against Bucknell ... finished third in the 200 back against Bucknell ... at the Pitt Invitational, he took first place in the 200 medley relay and finished third in the 200 back ... competed at the AT&T Winter Nationals ... finished third in the 100 back against Denison ... first place finish in the 100 back and 200 back against Villanova ... finished first in the 100 back and 200 back at the Western PA Invite ... competed at the ACC Championships ... swam in the consolation final and set a season best time in the 100 back (49.95) at the ACC Championships.

2012-13: Against St. Bonaventure was part of the 200 medley relay team that placed third and individually finished fourth in both the 100 back and 200 back ... placed fourth in the 200 back (1:57.04) and fifth in the 100 back against Cincinnati ... against Notre Dame 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, he was part of both the 200 medley relay team and the 400 free relay team that placed third ... placed third in the 200 medley relay at the Western PA Invitational where he also took first in the 200 back.

High School: Served as captain of the four-time team state champion team ... six-time individual/relay state champion ... captured the state title in the 100 free and 100 back ... holds a state record in the 200 IM ... 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) ... dual major in finance and supply chain management.

 

Matthew Tankle’s Career Performances

Event

Time

Date

Venue

50 Free

21.19

2/24-27/2016

ACC Championships

400 Free

4:53.79

11/20-22/2016

Pittsburgh Invitational

500 Free

4:44.30

11/20-22/2016

Pittsburgh Invitational

100 Back

49.38

2/24-27/2016

ACC Championships

200 Back

1:46.74

2/24-27/2016

ACC Championships

Matthew Tankle

Matthew  Tankle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

High School:
Salesianum

Event:
BK/FR

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