2013 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in all eight meets ... Won the 300-meter dash and set a program record with her 39.31 at the Holiday Preview (Dec. 6) in Ames, Iowa ... Placed forth in the 200 meters (24.91) and 10th in the 60-meter dash prelims (8.00) at the Arkansas Invitational (Jan. 10) ... Third in the Holiday Inn Invitational (Jan. 17-18) 200-meter dash with 24.53 and forth in the 400 meters in 55.72 ... Finished third in the 400-meter dash in 56.84 and part of the 4x400 relay team that finished forthat the Gladstein Invitational (Jan. 24-25) in Bloomington, Ind. ... Competed in three events at the Varsity Apartment Invitational: Sixth in the 60-meter dash finals (7.76), second in the 200-meter dash (24.94), and first in the 4x400 relay (351.37) ... Another first place finish in the 4x400-meter relay at the Missouri Invitational (Feb. 7) ... At the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 14-15), placed seventh in the in the 200-meter dash in 24.58, third in the seeded 400-meter dash in 54.31, and ninth in the 4x400 meter relay in 3:46.96 ... Competed in four Missouri Valley Conference Championships (Mar. 1-2) events: Second in the 200-meter dash finals (24.28), won both the 400-meter dash prelims (55.55) and finals (54.47), and placed first in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:45.26.
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.