Illinois State concludes home slate for the indoor season
Day 2 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships
Indoor: Ran a personal-best 7.15 in the 60-meter dash to finish fourth at the Boilermaker Invitational...Captured a career-best 23.22 in the 200-meter race to finish 11th in a field of 44 competitors...Finished fourth with a time of 3:36.31 at the Redbird Open as a part of the 4X400-meter relay team...Placed 10th with a leap of 20-09.00 (6.32m) in the long jump...Jumped to a personal-best 21-04.75 (6.52m) to finish third at the Boilermaker Invitational in the long jump...Concluded his season with a leap of 20-09.25 (6.33m) at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships.
Outdoor: Ran a personal-best 11.03 in the 100-meter dash at the Redbird Spring Invite to finish fifth...Earned a personal-best 22.47 in the 200-meter run at both the SIUE Cougar Invite and Benedictine Twilight...Captured a first-place finish as a part of the 4X100-meter relay that ran a 43.20...Notched a first-place finish at the Redbird Spring Invite with a personal-best leap of 22-08.50 in the long jump.
PRIOR TO ISU
Lake Park High School: Four-year letterwinner on the track ... named all-conference junior and senior year ... team won IHSA 3A Track & Field Championship his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... 2012 state qualifier ... finished sixth at the 2012 IHSA Class 3A State Championships in the 4X100-meter relay, turning in a time of 42.66 ... holds personal-best times of 11.17 and 22.86 in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, respectively ... also participated in the long jump and holds a personal-best mark of 20-01.75.
Personal: Born 5/16/1994 ... son of George and Antonia Almissis ... siblings are John and Pete ... plans to major in business management.