2008-09 (Junior): Indoor Track: Ran with the 4X800 meter relay squad at the IC4A Championships (3/7) for a 23rd place finish with a time of 7:58.98 in the prelims ... At A-10's ranked 18th in the prelims with a time of 2:00.05 in the 800 meter ... Ran his best time (1:59.88) in the 800 at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/24). Outdoor Track: Did not compete.
2007-08 (Sophomore): During the indoor season, at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16) competed in the 4X800 meter relay with Scott Vander Molen, Ryan DiOrio, and Brian Tino with a time of 8:04.11.
2006-07 (Freshman): During the outdoor season, competed in the 800 meter run ... At the UMass Eight Way Meet (4/28), finished 16th with a season-best time of 2:00.19 ... Ran the 800 meter in 2:05.62 to a 25th place finish at the UConn Select Meet (4/21) ... Finished 20th at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/14) with a time of 2:01.17 ... Ranked 21st at the UConn Invitational (4/7) with a time of 2:03.62.
Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Seekonk High School he was a two time member of the Division IV Champion in relays ... Member of the indoor and outdoor Division IV Champions as a senior ... Member of the Division IV state champion 4x400 meter relay team as a sophomore ... Named conference all-star as a junior ... Holds school record in 600m ... Also a member of the football team where he received the coaches award.
Personal: Mark Paul Mariano ... Born Oct. 26, 1987 in Providence, RI ... Son of Joseph and Lynne Mariano ... Has two sisters, Corinne and Shelby ... Majoring in Civil Engineering.