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     Max Downey
    Max Downey


    Highland Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Highland Park



    UIC Touts 10 Spring Academic All-Horizon League Honorees

    Softball leads the Flames with three recipients


    Sixty-Three UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL 2013-14 Honor Roll

    Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters


    Night of Champions Banquet Honors Student-Athletes

    Women's Tennis wins Academic Team of the Year for the seventh time in 12 years


    Track & Field Concludes Action at Marquette Duals, U of C Invite

    Flames took home five first-place finishes


    Sixty-Two UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL 2013 Fall Honor Roll

    Women's Track & Field and Cross Country led UIC with nine selections

    Career-Best Outdoor Marks
    Shot Put:
    11.42m (3/30/13)
    35.66m (4/20/13)
    39.65m (4/25/14)

    Career-Best Indoor Marks
    Weight Throw: 13.00m (2/22/14)

    Downey Records

    2014 Outdoor: Participated in the hammer throw at the Twilight Invitational placing 10th with a toss of 39.65m... Threw a season best 35.39m toss in the Discus Throw at the Chicagoland Championships.

    2014 Indoor: Placed fourth in the weight throw at the Windy City Rumble with a toss of 12.48m... Earned seventh place overall in the weight throw at the Margaret Bradley Invitational with a heave of 13.00m.

    2013 Outdoor: Boasted a toss of 11.42 meters in the shot put at the St. Joseph's Puma Invite (3/30/13), the 15th-longest throw in the Horizon League during the outdoor season ... Recorded a throw of 35.66 meters in the discus throw at the Huskie Open (4/20/13) ... Posted a toss of 37.13 meters in the hammer throw at the St. Joseph's Puma Invite. 2013 Indoor: In the shot put, posted a toss of 9.82 meters at the Dick Pond Open (1/11/13) ... Recorded a throw of 12.80 meters in the weight throw at the North Central Invitational (1/18/13).

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-sport athlete in football and track and field ... named all-conference in the shot put during his senior season ... received high academic honors in his junior and senior years ... son of Fred and Joanna ... sibling named Matt ... enrolled as an Entrepreneurship major.