Max Storms
Max Storms


Kansas City, Mo.

High School:


Karissa Schweizer Named SEC Freshman of the Year

She was the first freshman across the line at the SEC Championships


70 Track & Field Athletes Recognized on SEC Honor Roll

53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements


Max Storms Qualifies for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Storms is the first Tiger Track & Field athlete to hit a qualifying standard for 2016


Cross Country Continues Making All-Academic Lists, Storms Earns Individual Honor

This is the 48th consecutive All-Academic honor for the Lady Tigers


Storms Races to New Personal Record at NCAA National Championship

Max Storms ended his senior season with a new PR and a 56th place finish


Max Storms Senior Gallery

Max Storms - Senior Gallery, 05/05/2014

Missouri Personal Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
8K 24:01 Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 10/12/2012
10K 30:23.2 NCAA Championship 11/17/2012
1500m 3:46.86 LSU Invitational 04/07/2012
3K 8:22.15 Big 12 Championship 02/2012
5K 14:18.71 Big 12 Championship 02/2012
10K 29:15.61 Mt. SAC Relays 04/2012


  • University of Missouri 10,000m Record Holder (29:15.61)
  • 2011 Drake Relays 4x1600m Champion
  • Academic All-Big 12 for Cross Country (2011) and Track (2012)
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic Track Team (2012)


Cross Country - Protected home turf when he won the men's 8K at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge with a final time of 26:43.07...Led the Tigers with a 46th-place finish in the 5-mile race at the Notre Dame Invitational, clocking in at 24:53...Was 76th in the 8K at the NCAA Pre-Nationals, posting a time of 25:29...Took 25th in the 8K race at the Big 12 Championship finishing in 24:25...Finished the 10K course at the NCAA Midwest Regional in 32:27.01 to earn 42nd place...Was named to the Academic First Team All-Big 12

Indoor Track - Was arguably the Tigers' top distance runner during the indoor season and reset personal-best marks in the 3K and 5K...Ran a 4:28.10 for the Mile at the MU-KU Dual, good for 7th place...Travelled to the GVSU Big Meet, where he raced a 14:33.41 for 9th in the 5K...At the Big 12 Championship, Max earned new PRs in the 3K and 5K, racing the 3K in 8:22.15 for 25th and the 5K in 14:18.71 for 12th

Outdoor Track - Continued his outstanding year with more personal records and a new Missouri school record...Began the season with a 1st place finish at the Missouri Relays, clocking in a 14:21.68 5K...Took 2nd in the 1500m at the LSU Invitational, racing to a new PR of 3:46.86...Went on to take 5th in the 10K at Mt. SAC Relays, racing to a new PR and Missouri School Record of 29:15.61...Was part of the winning 4x1600m team at the Drake Relays...Was 14th at the Big 12 Championship in the 5K, finishing in 14:28.30...Finished the season at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, where he was 34th in the 10K, crossing the line in 31:36.81


Cross Country - Led Mizzou with a 50th place finish at the Greater Louisville Challenge with a time of 24:43.08...Came in 20th overall, 2nd among the Tigers, at the Bradley Classic, clocking in at 24:48...Paced the Tigers once again at the Big 12 Championships, finishing 39th in 25:26.49...Closed out the season with a Tiger-best 53rd place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 10K PR of 31:21.83

Indoor Track - Started the season with a 2nd place performance at the Missouri Invitational, completing the Mile in 4:22.16...Was 4th at the KU-MU Dual in the 3K, crossing the line in 8:48.19...Ran 8:27.44 at the Iowa State Classic to take 12th in the 3K

Outdoor Track - Took 3rd in the Stanford Invitational 5K, finishing in a season-best time of 14:19.04...Followed that up with a series of 1st place finishes, starting with the Tom Botts 1500m, which he completed in 3:51.71...Took 1st at the Indiana University Invitational, crossing the line in 14:44.11 for 5K...Also won the 3K at the Georgia vs. Missouri Dual Meet in 8:29.20...Was 15th at the Big 12 Championship in the 5K, finishing in 14:38.86


Cross Country - Ran to a 62nd place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional after clocking a 10K time of 32:49.80...Ran for Mizzou at the Big 12 Chamionship, placing 58th overall with a season-best time of 26:32.90...His season-best 10K time came at the Arkansas Chile Pepper Invitational, where he placed 51st in 31:42.44...He also ran at the Roy Griak Invitational, where he placed 77th for the 8K in 26:42

Indoor Track - Ran the 3K at the Missouri Invitational, placing 4th in 8:42.26...Was 2nd at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge for the 3K, finishing in 8:47.66

Outdoor Track- Took 3rd in the 1500m at the Missouri Relays, crossing the line in 4:03.49...Won the Tom Botts Invitational 3K in 8:30.51...Was 11th in the 5K at the Oregon Pepsi Invitational, finishing in 14:45.29...Ran the 1500m at the Arkansas Twilight, finishing in 4:07.98 for 19th...Finished out the season at the Big 12 Championship, where to was 24th in the 10K, finishing in 32:25.37

High School:

Ran for Archbishop O'Hara HS under coach Mike Martin...He was the West Central Cross Country Champion in 2007 and 2008...Earned the MSHSAA Class 2 State Cross Country Title in 2007...Max was a 3-time MSHSAA All-State athlete for Cross Country (2006-2008)...Named to the First Team All-Metro Cross Country by the Kansas City Star (2007, 2008)...On the track, Max was a 5-time West Central Conference 3200m Champion (2007-2008), 1600m Champion (2009), and 800m Champion (2009)...Earned 5 MSHSAA All-State honors for the 3200m (8th-2007, 2nd-2008, 4th-2009) and 1600m (6th-2008, 5th-2009)...First Team All-Metro for 1600m by the Kansas City Star (2009)...High School Bests are 4:17.12 (1600m), 9:22.74 (3200m), and 15:31.07 (5K XC)


Parents are Mike and Mary Pat, brother Boomer, sister Melissa...Born October 1, 1990 in Kansas City, MO...High School Valedictorian...Was a Team Captain at Missouri...Earned the Bill Rawson Award for an Outstanding Freshman (2010) and the Derrick Peterson Award (2011)...Brother, Boomer, and sister, Melissa, are both Mizzou alumni...Dad runs 75+ miles per week...Once ate two full Gumby's pizzas in one sitting...Studying Civil Engineering

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