Allison Maio
Allison Maio
Year: Junior
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Xavier College Prep
Major: Business

Allison Maio Action Photos

2014 West Coast Conference Cross Country All-Academic Honorable Mention

AS A JUNIOR (2014-2015): (XC) Finished with a time of 23:24.1 in the women's 6k at the West Coast Conference Preview Meet ... posted a time of 19:18.07 in the women's 5k at the Montana Invitational ... finished with a time of 22:22.7 in the women's 6k invitational at the Bronco Invitational ... ran the women's 6k at the West Coast Conference championships in 23:33.3 ... closed out the season with a 6k time of 24:34 at the NCAA West Region Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-2014): (XC) Ran 19:36.1 at the 5k USF Invitational … ran 19:04.6 at the SCU vs. SMC 5k Dual Meet … posted a 6k time of 22:57.3 at the Pepperdine Invitational ... ran 24:44.1 at 6k Stanford Invitational … finished the SF State Invitational 6k race in 22:57.7 ... ran 21:54.40 at the 6k Bronco Invitational … ran 24:19 in the 6k race at the West Coast Conference Championships ... closed out the season with a 6k time of 22:15.6 at the NCAA West Region Championships.

(TRACK) Began the season with a 5000m time of 18:32.15 at the SF State Distance Carnival ... posted a 5000m time of 18:22.36 at the Bryan Clay Invitational ... ran the 5000m race at the Brutus Hamilton Open in 18:09.81 ... finished the West Coast Last Chance Open 5000m race in 18:16.64.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-2013): (XC) Competed at the USF Invitational 5k with a time of 19:00.2 ... posted a 6k time of 23:09.9 at the Stanford Invitational ... ran 18:35 in the 5k at the Bronco Invitational ... placed 12th at the Doc Adams Invitational 6k in 22:23. 

(TRACK) Ran in the Johnny Mathis Invitational 1500m race with a time of 4:55.7 … ran 18:10.1 in the SF State Distance Carnival 5k race … earned 18:08.55 in the Chico Distance Carnival 5k … competed in the Woody Wilson Invitational 1500m run in 4:57.95 … raced in the 5000m run in 18:23.90 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational.


Cross Country: 5k - 18:35.6 (2012 Bronco Invitational) ... 6k - 21:53 (2013 Bronco Invitational).

Track: 1500m - 4:55.7 (2013 Johnny Mathis Invitational) ... 5000m - 18:08.55 (2013 Chico Twilight and Distance Carnival).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Xavier College Prep in Phoenix, Ariz. ... ran cross country and track for Jeff Messer, Dave Van Sickle, Vito Perrone and Haley Jones ... team won the state title in cross country ... member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Club ... Best Marks in Cross Country: Silverado Golf Course 5k: 19:06; NXN Southwest 5k: 19:59 ... Best Marks Track: 1600m 5:25; 3200m 11:31.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Keith and Vicki Maio ... father, Keith, attended University of New Mexico and mother, Vicki, attended Arizona State University ... father is the President and CEO of National Bank of Arizona ... she has one older brother, David, and one younger sister, Jenna ... hobbies include tennis, golf, zumba, and cooking.

WHY I CHOSE SANTA CLARA: I chose Santa Clara because when I walked onto campus I felt like it was a place I belonged.  I love all the people I've met and I love the campus! I also love the area Santa Clara is in, being so close to San Francisco, but not right in the city.