Maxwell Knowles
Maxwell Knowles
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chatsworth, CA
Events: Throws
Major: PPE/Economics-Accounting
College: Claremont McKenna

Enters senior season ranked No. 4 in CMS history in the javelin (199'0")

2018-19 (Junior): SCIAC Champion (javelin) ... USTFCCCA All-West Region (javelin) ... NCAA Qualifier (javelin) ... SCIAC All-Academic Team … USTFCCCA All-Academic selection ... 
Won the javelin at the SCIAC Championships with a PR of 199 feet even, placing fourth all-time at CMS ... Finished 12th at the NCAA Division III Championships ... Also competed in the discus and shot put at SCIACs, earning a PR in the shot put with a throw of 10.60 meters (34'9.5") ... Won the javelin at the third SCIAC Multi-Dual meet at 173'6" ... Set a PR at the time with a throw of 185' at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, finishing fifth ... Had a PR in the discus at the Rossi Relays with a throw of 105'6" (32.17 meters).  

2017-18 (Sophomore): All-SCIAC (javelin) ...
Finished second at the 2018 SCIAC Championships in the javelin with a throw of 54.43 (178'7") to earn All-SCIAC honors ... Had a season-best of 180'8" in the javelin, which he set at home during a SCIAC Multi-Dual.

2016-17 (First-Year): Came in eighth place at SCIAC Championships in the javelin with a top throw of 153'3" (46.71 meters) ... Won the javelin at the second SCIAC Multi-Dual with a throw of 162'0" (49.38 meters).

Attends Claremont McKenna, where he has a dual major in philosophy, politics and economics and economics-accounting, along with a minor in financial economics ... Spent the summer (2018) working as a Data and Marketing Intern for a political media company in Arizona ("I learned a lot, made new friends, and even got to explore the Grand Canyon and Sedona!") ... Involved on campus with the ASCMC, Pomona Ventures, CMS Christian Athletes, and FYG Program ... Lists "Poetry and Philosophy" as his favorite course that he has taken in college so far.