Women’s Track and Field’s Maya Miklos Chosen for Phi Beta Kappa

Women’s Track and Field’s Maya Miklos Chosen for Phi Beta Kappa

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's track and field sprinter Maya Miklos has been selected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society, as announced by Harvard this week. 

Miklos was among the 'Junior 24' selected to join Harvard's chapter of the nation's oldest academic honor society. The accolade is bestowed on those whose coursework demonstrates not only high achievement, but also breadth of interest, depth of understanding, and intellectual honesty, as stated on Phi Beta Kappa's website.

Miklos won the 2019 Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track and Field Championships title in the women's 500m with a program-record time of 1:11.78. Her time is the second-fastest in indoor Heps history and the sixth-fastest by an Ivy runner all-time. 

She is a mathematics and physics concentrator, a resident of Phorzheimer house and comes to Harvard from Palo Alto, California.