Maxim Bakana
    Maxim Bakana


    Normal, Ill.

    High School:
    Normal Community




    Two more Salukis punch tickets NCAA Finals

    Jeneva McCall advances in discus, Douglas Palacious in triple jump


    Two Salukis advance to finals on first day of NCAA West Regional

    Jeneva McCall, Kim Fortney punch tickets to NCAA Finals in the shot put


    Track and Field set for NCAA West Regional

    Fifteen Salukis to compete May 24-26 in Austin, Texas


    Fifteen Salukis declare for NCAA West Regional

    Event takes place May 24-26 in Austin, Texas


    Track and Field closes MVC Championships with five more titles

    Jeneva McCall named Most Valuable Athlete/Most Outstanding Field Athlete

    Updated July 28, 2011

    2010-11: Earned All-MVC Honors for indoor and outdoor season in the triple jump...Competed in six meets during the indoor season compiling twelve top-five finishes...Earned first place finishes in the triple jump at three events...Placed second in the triple jump and forth in the long jump at the MVC Indoor Championships...Participated in six events during the outdoor season...Finished first in the long jump at the Memphis Tiger Invitational...Competed in the MVC Outdoor Championships in the long jump and triple jump.

    2009-10: Named all-Missouri Valley Conference performer in the triple jump for indoor and outdoor track...Won the triple jump at three events: the McDonald's Invitational, SIU Spring Classic, and Illinois State Redbird Classic...Finished no worse than tenth during the whole season in the long jump...Notched nine top ten finishes in the long jump...Season bests were 23-02.00 (7.06m) in the long jump and 48-08.75 (14.85m) in the triple jump.

    2008-09: Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Regionals in the triple jump with a mark of 49-04.50 as he won the Joey Haines Invitational...Finished second in the triple jump at the 2009 MVC Indoor Championships with a jump of 48-03.25...Was second in the long jump a the McDonald's Invitational, Jan. 30-31, with a personal-best leap of 23-00.75...Also finished second during the outdoor season at the Indiana Invitational in the triple jump.

    2007-08: Did not compete during the 2007-08 season.

    High School: Earned Track MVP honors three years in a row at Normal Community High School...All-conference honoree as a junior and senior...All-State performer as a senior...Posted personal bests in the triple jump (46-11.75) and long jump (21-06) as a senior...Also an all-conference selection in football as a senior.

    Personal: Undecided on his major... Born July 8, 1989... Son of Dana Bakana and Fidelia Ngoma.