Mark Merli
Mark Merli
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Peckville, Pa.
High School: Valley View
Events: Jumps
Major: Exercise Science
  • Two-year letter-winner who finished his career with three individual school records while running on the school record holding 4x100 meter outdoor relay team
  • Holds the indoor and outdoor long jump school records and the outdoor triple jump program record

Senior Year (2018-19)

  • Competed in 12 meets over the indoor and outdoor seasons
  • Set four personal records during the season
  • Finished fourth in the triple jump and fifth in the long jump at the Landmark Conference Indoor Championships on Feb. 23
  • Was fifth in the long jump, eighth in the triple jump, and 13th in the 100 prelims at the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships on May 4-5
  • Recorded 12 top-five finishes on the season highlighed by his win in the long jump at the Golden Ram Invitational on Mar. 23

Junior Year (2017-18)

  • Competed in the 60-meter dash, the long jump, triple jump and 4x200 relay during the indoor season.
  • Finished fifth in both the long jump (6.21 meters) and triple jump (12.83 meters) at the Landmark Conference Indoor Championships on Feb. 24, 2018.
  • Competed in the 100-meter dash, the long jump and the triple jump during the outdoor season.
  • Finished fourth in the long jump at the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships on May 5-6 with a leap of 6.31 meters.

Personal Best Marks

Event Meet (Date) Mark
55 DuCharme Invitational (Feb. 10, 2019) 6.99
60 River Hawk Opener (Nov. 30, 2018) 7.64
100 Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships (May 4-5, 2019)  11.61
200 John Covert Classic (Jan. 27, 2018) 25.33
Long Jump  Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships (May 4-5, 2019) 6.60m 
Triple Jump  Landmark Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 24, 2018) 12.83m 


Awards & Honors

  • CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team (2019)
  • Landmark Conference Winter All-Sportsmanship Team (2019)
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2018, 2019)
  • Landmark Conference Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 4, 2019)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Feb. 11, 2019)

High School/Personal

  • Prepped at Valley View, earning four letters in both soccer and track & field.
  • Member of the National Honor Society.
  • Son of Chester and Cathy Merli.