Yaneika Malcolm
Yaneika Malcolm

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Montego Bay, Jamaica

High School:
Mt. Alvernia High

  • '09 NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier (4x400m relay)
  • '09 NCAA Indoor Provisional Qualifier (Distance Medley Relay)
  • '09 MVC Outdoor Champion (4x400m relay)
  • '09 All-MVC (Indoor 4x400-meter relay)
  • '09 All-MVC (Outdoor 4x400-meter relay)
  • '08 MVC Indoor Champion (distance medley relay)
  • '08 MVC Outdoor Champion (4x400m relay)
  • '08 All-MVC (Outdoor 400m, 4x400m relay)
  • '08 All-MVC (Indoor 4x400m relay, distance medley relay)
  • '07 MVC Outdoor Champion (4x400m relay)
  • '07 All-MVC (Outdoor 400m, 4x400m relay)
  • MVC Scholar-Athlete (2007, 2008, 2009)
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2009)

At Missouri State: In addition to being an NCAA qualifier, Yaneika Malcolm is one of the top sprinters in the MVC and looks to capture a fourth-straight MVC Outdoor Championship in the 4x400-meter relay....2009: Malcolm and her teammates finished first in the 4x400-meter relay at the MVC Outdoor Championships, as well as at the Missouri Invitational, the Joey Haines Invitational and the Kansas Relays ....Finished fourth in that same event at the Iowa State Classic and second at the Sun Angel Classic....At the MVC Indoor Championships, her 4x400 relay team finished second, while she placed seventh in the 400-meter dash....Was 10th in the 200-meter dash at the Missouri Relays and the SIU Edwardsville Twilight....Her 4x100-meter relay team finished second at the SIU Edwardsville Twilight....She set a personal best in the 200-meter dash (24.71) and finished sixth at the MVC Outdoor Championships, where she also finished second in the 400-meter dash and fourth in the 4x100-meter relay....She was an NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier in the 4x400-meter relay and earned All-MVC honors in that event in both the outdoor and indoor seasons....2008: Malcolm finished sixth at the Missouri Invitational in the 200-meter dash....Won the 600-yard run and the 4x400-meter relay at the Kansas State Wildcat Invitational....Ran a personal-best time of 55.97 seconds in the 400-meter dash at the Razorback Invitational....Had a top-10 finish in the 400-meter dash at the Indiana Relays....Set a personal best in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.33 seconds at the Iowa State Classic....Was a member of the fourth-place 4x400 meter relay team at the Iowa State Classic....Won the distance medley relay and finished in third-place in the 4x400-meter relay at the MVC Indoor Championships....Kicked off the outdoor season finishing second in the 400-meter dash at the Missouri Relays....Placed third in the 400-meter dash and sixth in the 200-meter dash at the Big Bear Invitational....Took second and third in the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays, respectively, at the Kansas Relays....Finished 11th in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Arkansas Twilight....Won the 4x400-meter relay at the MVC Outdoor Championships....Placed third in the 400-meter dash and set a personal best in the 200-meter dash at the MVC Outdoor Championships....Finished ninth at the NCAA Mideast Region Championships in the 4x400-meter relay....2007: Malcolm ran the third leg of the Bears' 4x400-meter relay team that won the MVC outdoor title (3:39.59); she was also a part of MSU relay teams that won at the SIU Spring Classic 4x400 crown in 3:43.96....Malcolm finished third in the 400m at the conference outdoor meet with a personal best of 55.41 to earn All-MVC honors....She was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete team at the conclusion of the outdoor season....2006: At the Tulsa Duels, Malcolm placed eighth in both the 200- and 400-meter dashes, posting times of 26.68 and 1:00.00, respectively....Malcolm finished 14th in the 200m at the Mississippi State Invitational, finishing in 26.09....She came in 10th in the 400 meters at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a personal-best run of 56.85....Malcolm also placed 17th in the 200m at the MVC outdoor meet, posting a personal best of 25.25, and ran a leg of the fourth-place 4x400-meter relay team, which posted a time of 3:49.57....Background: Malcolm placed second in the 400m at the Western Championships for Mt. Alvernia High....Personal: Yaneika Malcolm was born February 26, 1988, in Kingston, Jamaica....Daughter of Norman and Jacqueline Malcolm.

Missouri State Career Bests for Malcolm

Event

Best

100m (outdoor)

12.51

200m (indoor)

25.33

200m (outdoor)

24.71

400m (indoor)

55.97

400m (outdoor)

54.93

600yd (indoor)

1:25.06

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