Mark Timko '94
Sharp-shooting guard Mark Timko poured in 1,255 points in three seasons as a member of the Grove City College menís basketball program from 1991 to 1994.
Timko earned All-Presidentsí Athletic Conference as a sophomore and again as a junior. As a senior, he emerged on the regional and national scene with his play during the 1993-94 season.
Timko fired in 670 points that season, which ranked as the second highest single-season total in program history. He led the conference and the region in scoring, averaging 26.8 points per game.
In his final home game at Grove City, Timko set a new program and Grove City College Arena record by fi ring in 47 points against Waynesburg. He drained six three-pointers that afternoon, setting a single-game program mark.
Timko led the nation in three-point accuracy in his senior year, connecting on 53.4 percent of his att empts. The Apollo-Ridge (Pa.) High School graduate earned the conferenceís Most Valuable Player following the 1993-94 season. He also earned NABC All-Region honors.
Grove City capped Timkoís senior year by receiving the programís first postseason invitation in five years as the Wolverines qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference Tournament under head coach John Barr.
During the 2014-15 academic year, the Presidentsí Athletic Conference honored Timko as a member of its 60th Anniversary Team.
Timko graduated from Grove City in 1994 with a bachelorís degree in English/secondary education.