|High School:||La Costa Canyon HS|
2012-13 -- Finished freshman season by coming in 15th place to score two points in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Pac-12 Championships, with a time of 2:02.62 (four-hundredths off his season-best pace) … was also 19th in the 400 IM at the Pac-12 finals (3:54.83), and was 22nd in the 200 IM (1:49.57, eight-hundredths off his season-best time) … other season-best times included 1:41.22 in the 200 free, 52.55 in the 100 back, 1:52.21 in the 200 back, 1:52.28 in the 200 fly and 52.65 in the 100 fly … opened the year showcasing his versatility by winning team King of the Pool honors at the annual exhibition pentathlon.
Prep -- Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 400-meter IM, with a seed time of 4:28.84 (No. 77 on the psych sheet; Ryan Lochte was No. 1) … as a senior at La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad, won repeat titles at the San Diego Section Division 1 Championships, claiming the 200-yard IM in 1:53.52 and the 100 back at 51.87 seconds, and also swam a leg for the championship 400 free relay squad (3:13.93) … also during senior year, was named an athlete of the week by the San Diego Union-Tribune and the San Diego Hall of Champions after winning the 200 IM and 100 fly (52.00) at the Sundevil Invitational at Mt. Carmel High School … as a junior, earned NISCA/Speedo All-America honors in two events: the 200 IM (in 1:50.56, ranking 30th nationally) and the 100 back (50.59, ranking No. 63) … was also named to the Union-Tribune all-academic first team … also visited Notre Dame and UC Santa Barbara; chose Cal Poly because he "loved the school and the swim program."
Personal -- Born Michael Mackle on May 6, 1994 in Encinitas … parents are Rob and Patty Mackle … father swam at Indiana for legendary coach James "Doc" Counsilman from 1983-86, and as a senior, was on the Hoosiers' last Big Ten Conference championship-winning 800 freestyle relay team for more than 20 years … mother swam for Hawai'i from 1986-87, and held top-10 times in program history in both the 1,000 and 1,650 frees more than 25 years later … has a brother, Duke, and a sister, Katlin … majors in mechanical engineering.