- 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier - 2009 NCAA West Regional Qualifier
UNLV: A powerful hurdler who is an honors candidate as a senior ... Enters her second year with the Rebel program ... The lone returner that competed at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships.
2009: Made an instant impact for the Rebels, competing in four indoor meets and nine outdoor meets ... Finished third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.84 at the Lumberjack Invitational in her first indoor meet ... Came in fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.76 at the Mountain Ts Invitational ... Turned in a season-best time of 8.42 to finish third in the 60-meter hurdles at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Started her outdoor career by winning the 100-meter hurdles (13.99), finishing second in the 200 meters (25.23) and running a leg on the 4x100 meter relay team that finished first with a time of 46.65 ... Turned in a strong performance at the Willie Williams Classic, coming in third in the 100-meter hurdles (13.72) and seventh in the 100 meters (12.05), while also running a leg on the 4x100 relay team that took first with a time of 46.16 ... Finished third in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.69 at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... Posted a season-best time of 12.06 in the 100 meters to finish 10 th at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Added a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.68 at the meet ... Picked up a third-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, clocking a time of 13.60 ... Finished third in the 100-meter hurdles (13.55) and fifth in the 100 meters (12.09) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Posted a season-best time of 13.55 in the 100-meter hurdles to finish third at the NCAA West Regional ... Clocked a time of 13.86 in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships but did not advance to the finals.
Laney: Spent two years at the junior college located in Oakland, Calif. ... Won the 2007 California Junior College title in the 100-meter hurdles and has a personal-best of 13.46 ... Competed in the 100 and 200 meters as well, turning in bests of 11.66 and 24.49 respectively.
High School: Graduated in 2006 from Staggs HS in Stockton, CA ... A three-year letterwinner for the Kings ... Helped her squad to the 2006 state championship and the 2004 and 2006 conference championships ... Named the team's MVP her sophomore, junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Candise Maxwell ... Born on Feb. 15, 1988, in Stockton, CA. ... The daughter of Brenda Roots and Travis Maxwell ... Majoring in criminal justice.