Awards/Honors 2011-12 Track & Field: MVC Track Athlete of the Week (March 27, 2012) ... All-MVC (400m, 4x100 and 4x400) ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
Personal Bests 2-mile: 12:55 (Sept. 1, 2012)
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.