Competed in six events for the Orange and Blue ... Crossed the finished line 11th overall at the Illini Challenge and the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships ... Was the fifth Fighting Illini to cross the finish line at the Notre Dame Invitational with an 8K time of 25:21 ... Ran a personal best 8K time of 24:53 at Pre-Nationals...Clocked an 8K time of 25:39 at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran a 10K time of 33:20 at the NCAA Midwest Regional.
Saw action in the Saluki Invitational, ran fifth for the Orange and Blue and 28th overall.
Finished 10th in his first collegiate meet at the opening Hawkeye Invitational ... Clocked a 25:35 at the Loyola Lakefront Challenge ... Ran fourth for the team at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished the season in 53rd place at the NCAA Regional meet.
Track & Field
Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Outdoor: Ran a personal-best 9:37.23 in the steeplechase at the Illinois Invitational ... Took third in the steeplechase at the Big Blue Classic. Indoor: Took third in the mile at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational with a season-best time of 4:20.36.
Two-time All-State honoree in the 4x800m relay ... Took ninth at the cross country state meet as a senior in his only season running cross country ... Played soccer for three years.
Born May 5, 1987 ... Has five siblings ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.
Maier's Personal Bests
Track & Field
Mile (Indoor): 4:18.79
3,000m (Indoor): 8:37.22
3,000m Steeplechase: 9:37.23