Althia Maximilien
Althia Maximilien

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bridgetown, Barbados

High School:
Hastings Christ Church

Event:
Sprints

06/11/2014

MSU 4x100 Relay 20th at NCAA Track & Field Championships

Borders, Joseph, Maximilien Husbands run 46.00 in semifinals;

06/10/2014

Bears Set for NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Missouri State to compete in triple jump, 4x100-meter relay in Eugene

05/31/2014

MSU 4x100 Squad Qualifies for NCAA Championships

Borders, Joseph, Maximilien, Husbands nab final spot in sprint relay at national meet

05/30/2014

Broomfield 10th in NCAA Triple Jump Prelims; Advances to Eugene

Sophomore first MSU competitor to move on to NCAA finals since 2012

05/30/2014

Three Track Bears Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Team

Broomfield, Husbands, Scott tabbed for academic merits; seven earn All-MVC

06/06/2014

Althia Maximilien Looks Ahead to the NCAA Track & Field Championships

Althia Maximilien Looks Ahead to the NCAA Track & Field Championships

05/28/2014

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews NCAA Outdoor West Region Preliminary Rounds

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews NCAA Outdoor West Region Preliminary Rounds

05/15/2014

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews 2014 MVC Outdoor Championship

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews 2014 MVC Outdoor Championship

04/11/2014

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews Missouri Relays

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews Missouri Relays

02/27/2014

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews MVC Indoor Championships

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews MVC Indoor Championships

Awards/Honors
2012-13 Track & Field: All-MVC Outdoor (200m, 400m, 4x100m, 4x400m) ... USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American (400m) ... All-MVC Indoor (200m, 400m) ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2011-12 Track & Field:
USTFCCCA All-American Honorable Mention (400m) ... MVC Track Athlete of the Week (March 27, 2012) ...
All-MVC Indoor (400m, 4x400m) ... All-MVC Outdoor (400m, 4x100m, 4x400m) ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll

2013 Track & Field
Indoor:
Named USTFCCCA second team All-American following 13th-place finish in 400 meters in NCAA championships ... Ran 53.33 on March 8, the third-best time in school history ... Earned All-MVC honors in both 200 and 400 meters ... Appeared in nine meets ... Won 200 meters individually at Saluki Open (Jan. 11) in 24.92 ... Also ran winning anchor leg in 4x400-meter relay in 3:49.70 ... Won 600 meters at Missouri Invitational (Jan. 18) in 1:33.63 ... Victorious in 400 meters at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet (Jan. 26) in 54.35 ... Won 200 finals at MVC Championships on Feb. 23 in 24:55 ... Also claimed 400-meter title at Arkansas Final Qualifier (March 1) in 53.06 prior to All-American performance at NCAA meet.

Outdoor: Earned All-MVC honors in 200 and 400 meters and 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays ... Appeared in eight meets ... Won 400 meters at Mississippi State Conference Challenge on March 23 in 54.26 ... Won 800 meters at Razorback Spring Invitational on March 30 in 2:15.39 ... Won 200 meters at K.T. Woodman Classic on April 12 in 24.28 ... Second in all four of her events at MVC Championships ... Ran 200 and 400 in 23.63 and 53.25, respectively, and 4x100 and 4x400 in 45.40 and 3:39.44 ... Ran 28th in 400 at NCAA Championships Preliminary Rounds in 54.30.

2012 Track & Field

Indoor: Had a good start to her collegiate career, posting a time of 56.10 and a third-place finish in the 400m dash at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic ... Won her first competition at the Arkansas Invitational 600m run with a time of 1:31.17 ... A week later, won the Saluki Open 400m dash in 56.40 ... Finished third in the 200m dash (25.28) at the Saluki Open ... Notched another top-10 finish at the Indiana Relays, claiming sixth in the 800m run with a time of 2:13.23 ... Was runner-up in the Varsity Apartments Invitational 200m dash (25.03) ... Won the 400m dash at the Iowa State Classic (54.91) ... Helped the Bears to the MVC indoor championship by finishing second in the 400m dash (54.63) and fourth in the 200m dash (24.67) ... Participated in the Arkansas Last Chance Meet and placed fifth in the 200m dash (24.41).

Outdoor: Won her first outdoor event of the year, the Bobby Lane Invitational 400m dash, with a time of 54.23 ... Won another 400m dash at the Arkansas Spring Invitational, that time in 53.63 ... Also finished sixth in the 200m dash (23.91) at the Arkansas Spring Invitational ... Was fourth in the 100m dash (11.96) at the Tom Botts Invitational ... Took fourth in the 400m at the John McDonnell Invitational with a time of 53.36 ... At the MVC Outdoor Championships, finished second in the 400m (53.74) and fourth in the 200m dash (24.00) ... Advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary 400m dash and finished ninth in 53.38 ... Also was part of the 4x100m relay team that finished 15th at the West Prelims ... Had a strong showing at the NCAA Championships 400m dash, crossing the finish line in 53.07, which was good for 19th place ... Competed internationally at the Barbados Nationals, where she won the 400m dash in 53.70 ... Also competed at the NACAC U23 meet, in which she placed seventh in the 400m dash with a time of 53.65.

Background
Attended the Lodge School in Bridgetown Barbados, as well as the Barbados Community College and Hastings Christ Church ... Competed in various World Championship Junior events, traveling all over the world.

Personal
Althia S. Maximilien was born March 14, 1991 ... Daughter of Aiphonsus and Frumentia Maximlien ... Has five siblings: Josiah, Amanda, Jacqualine, Millicent Maximilien and Cassandra Carter ... Sisters Amanda and Millicent both competed at the collegiate level in track and field, while brother Josiah competed in soccer ... Majoring in hospitality & restaurant administration, with dreams of becoming a pastry chef and a professional athlete.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
60-meter dash (indoor) 7.76 Varsity Apartments Invitational 2/1/14
200-meter dash (indoor) 24.28 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 3/1/14
300-meter dash (indoor) 39.31 Holiday Preview 12/6/13
400-meter run (indoor) 53:06 Arkansas Final Qualifer 3/1/13
600-meter dash (indoor) 1:31.17 Rod McCravy Memorial Meet 1/26/13
800-meter run (indoor) 2:13.23 Rod McCravy Memorial Meet 1/27/13
100-meter dash (outdoor) 11.92 Missouri Relays 4/12/14
200-meter dash (outdoor) 23.61 Jace LaCoste Invitational 5/3/14
400-meter dash (outdoor)
53.07 2012 NCAA Championships 6/6/12
800-meter run (outdoor) 2:15.39 Razorback Spring Invitational 3/30/13

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