Maksim Korolev
Maksim Korolev
Year: Senior
Hometown: Harrisonville, Mo.
High School: Harrisonville
Major: Human Developmental and Regenerative Bio
House Affiliation: Eliot

USTFCCCA Cross Country All-American … USTFCCCA Northeast Region Athlete of the Year … USTFCCCA All-Region honoree and first team All-Ivy League … Ranked 11th overall at the Paul Short Invitational … Placed second overall at the competitive Wisconsin adidas Invite with a time of 23:14 … Posted a conference-record time in the 8K at the Heptagonal Championships to take home the Ivy League individual title at West Windsor Fields … Won the NCAA Northeast Regionals at Van Cortlandt Park with a time of 30:11.6 … Capped an outstanding senior season at the NCAA Championships, placing third overall with a time of 29:59.5 … Finish was the highest in Harvard history … Became first top-five finisher from Harvard since Paul Gompers ’86-87 and the third Crimson athlete to finish in the top 25.  

Finished in first place against rival Yale crossing the line in 24:20.39 over the eight-kilometer course Sept. 14 ... Crossed the finish line in 18th place out of 300 runners, posting a time of 23:44 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational Oct. 12 ... Posted a time of 24:24.3 and crossed the line as Harvard’s second scorer at the Heptagonal Championships Oct. 27 ... Crossed the finish line at the NCAA Regionals with the second fastest time of 30:16.2 Nov. 9 ... Earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors … Crossed the finish line in a time of 31:43.8 at the NCAA Championships while representing Harvard Nov. 17

Finished sixth at the HY(P) Meet Sept. 17 with a time of 24:44 … Placed 98th overall at the Paul Short Invitational Sept. 30 clocking in at 25:32.

Top Harvard finisher at the Iona Meet of Champions Sept. 18, placing 11th overall with a time of 25.31 ... Placed fifth at the Harvard-Yale Meet Sept. 24 with a time of 25:43.64 ... Rounded out Harvard scorers at NCAA Regionals with a 100th-place time of 32:09.6 on the 10K course.

Before Harvard
Four-year member of the track and cross country teams at Harrisonville … Gatorade Missouri Runner of the Year and Kansas City Metro Runner of the Year 2009-10 … Named to the All-Midwest second-team in 2009 … Captured the individual state cross country title in 2009 ... Wont both the 1,600 and 3,200-meter events at the 2010 outdoor track state championships, posting personal bests of 4:13.60 and 8:55.96, respectively ... All-state in cross country all four years and all-state in track as a sophomore, junior and senior … Earned all-state recognition in both the 1,600 and 3,200-meter events.