22 Sam Markle
22 Sam Markle
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Jr
Hometown: Bethany, Conn.
High School: Saint Thomas More
Position: G
Major: Criminology

2011-12: NE-10 Commssioner's Honor Roll (Spring Semester).

2010-11: Started all 30 games, averaging 29.4 minutes per game. Averaged 5.3 points, 2.4 rebounds, a team-best 5.0 assists and a steal per game. Finished second in the NE-10 for assists per game and fifth for assist/turnover ratio (1.7). Averaged 5.5 points, 2.4 rebounds, 5.2 assists and a steal in 30 minutes per game in NE-10 play. Contributed 7.1 points on 42.9-percent shooting from the field, including 8-for-20 (40%) from three-point range, while converting 73.9% of his free-throws, with 2.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists and a steal per game in 12 road contests. Had ten points, four rebounds and three assists at Merrimack (11/23). Posted his first career double-double with 11 points, on 5-of-8 shooting, and a career-high 11 assists in win over Assumption (1/11). Scored a career-high 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting with four assists and two steals in double-overtime setback at American International (1/19). Contributed 11 points, five assists, four rebounds and a steal in overtime win at Le Moyne (1/25). Registered 11 points on 3-of-4 shooting, including 2-for-3 from beyond the arc, with seven assists in win over Southern New Hampshire (2/19). Chipped in seven points, six assists, three rebounds and a steal in NCAA Tournament matchup with Bloomfield (3/13).

2009-10: Appeared in all 30 games off the bench, averaging 2.8 points and 1.7 rebounds in 18.1 minutes per game. Scored a season-high nine points with three rebounds at Saint Michael's (11/29). Had five points, three rebounds, two assists, a block, and a steal against District of Columbia (11/21). Seven points and an assist against Southern Connecticut (1/6). Collected seven rebounds against Pace (1/9). Five points and five assists at Assumption (1/12). Seven points, four assists, and four steals at UMass Lowell (2/6). Eight points and five rebounds at Bentley (2/24).

Postgraduate: Prepped one year at Saint Thomas More School in Oakdale, Conn. Played basketball and baseball. Named MVP of baseball team.

High School: 2008 graduate of Amity High School. Four year letterwinner, serving as captain his senior season. Named team MVP as a junior and senior. Received All-Conference and All-Area honors. Member of Connecticut Gold AAU team.

Personal: Born March 25, 1990, New Haven, Conn. Son of Peter and Denise Markle of Bethany, Conn. Has a sister, Devin (23), who played lacrosse at the University of Vermont. Majoring in criminology. Participates in the Brockton Mentor Program. Lists Ken Griffey, Jr., as a favorite athlete.

Year GP-GS Min./Avg FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3FGA Pct. FT-FTA Pct. OR DR Tot Avg A TO Blk Stl Pts. Avg. Pts
2009-10 30-0 542/18.1 24-66 .364 8-32 .250 29-43 .674 9 42 51 1.7 56 45 4 19 85 2.8
2010-11 30-30 882/29.4 51-142 .359 13-47 .277 43-63 .683 9 62 71 2.4 150 89 5 29 158 5.3
Totals 60-30 1424/23.7 75-208 .361 21-79 .266 72-106 .679 18 104 122 2.0 206 134 9 48 243 4.1