Maxine Goyette
Maxine Goyette
Year: Senior
Hometown: El Dorado Hills, Calif.
High School: Oak Ridge HS
Position: Distance

Goyette had a breakthrough sophomore campaign, finishing in the top-25 at the Big West Cross Country Championships. She rolled that momentum into the spring and captured runner-up honors in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big West Track Championships. She showed her versatility by adding a sixth place finish in the 5,000m at the Big West Championships. She is sixth all-time on the UCSB list in the 3,000m steeplechase. 

2016 Cross Country

Redshirt year. 

2015-2016 Outdoor Track

Competed in ten competitions for her fourth year season. Coasted to a 1st place finish at All UC in the steeplechase with a time of 10:53.92. Set a personal best in the 3000m by running 9:58.06 at the Big West Double Dual for 2nd. Dropped another huge personal best less than a month later in the steeplechase by running an incredible 10:29.85 at the Bruins Legends of Track and Field Invitational for 2nd overall, moving up to #4 all time on the school records list. This performance also qualified her entry to the NCAA West Regional Meet for the first time in track. Set a third personal best at the Cal Poly Dual in the 1500 with a time of 4:36.13 for fourth. Captured a 3rd place finish at the Big West Championships in the steeplechase with a time of 10:55.63. 

2016 Cross Country

Raced in six competitions for her final cross season. Opened up at the Lagoon Meet as the #1 scorer for the Gauchos with a 5K time of 18:23.3 for 5th overall. Ran 21:38.8 at the UC Riverside Invitational placing 23rd overall. Clutched out a huge performance at the Big West Championships running 20:59.7 for an outstanding 8th place finish to help the lady Gauchos to a 2nd place as a team. 

2014-2015 Outdoor Track
Redshirt Year.  

2014 Cross Country
Raced in six cross country competitions during her junior campaign. Placed third at the UC Riverside Invite with a 6k season's best of 21:00.5. Ran #5 for the Gauchos at the Stanford Invite, placing 74th. Ran #6 at Pre-Nationals, breaking the tape in 24:17.8. Ran #4 for the Gauchos at the Big West Championships, finishing 22nd overall with a 6K clip of 21:45.  

2013-2014 Outdoor Track
Goyette toed the line in 12 races, grabbed four wins and recorded nine top-2 finishes. She finished the year with a silver medal performance at the Big West Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase, dipping under 10:50 for the second time of the year. Set her personal best in the 3,000m steeplechase of 10:47.93 at the Cal-Nevada Championships, taking second overall. Stepped up to the 5,000m at the Big West Championships and finished 6th overall in 17:44.54. Won the Cal Poly Dual in the 3,000m steeplechase, inspiring her teammates to a thrilling team win. 

2013 Cross Country 
Took the line in six competitions as a sophomore. Scored in the No. 5 spot at the Big West Championships, finishing 21st overall in 23:16.7. Capped off the season by clipping off a 21:13.1 at the NCAA West Regional to finish 87th overall and in the No. 3 spot for the Gauchos. Overall Goyette tallied three top-10 finishes on the year. (Lagoon 5th, UCR Invite 6th, Santa Clara 9th) 

2012-2013 Outdoor
Captured 8th place in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big West Championships. Took 2nd in the steeplechase at the Big West Challenge Cup with a lifetime best of 11:03.72. Set her best in the 1500m at the Bryan Clay Invite at 4:46.32. 

2012 Cross Country
Ran an 18:15.78 in the 5k at the UCSB Lagoon Open...Ran an 18:16.67 in the 5k at CSU Northridge...Ran a 21:53.0 in the 6k at the UC Riverside Invitational.

At Oak Ridge High School, ran a 5:05 in the 1600m on May 18th, 2012...Ran a 11:15 in the 3200m at the Woody Wilson Invitational.

Born to Paul Gayette and Vanet Cross on April 27th, 1994...Pre-Biology major at UCSB...Also played soccer and softball in high school...Favorite sports team are the San Francisco Giants and 49ers...Favorite movie is the Sandlot...Enjoys watching tv and playing with their dogs.

Personal Bests
1500m- 4:36.14 (2016 UCSB/Cal Poly Dual Meet) 
3000m Steeplechase- 10:29.85 (2016 Bruins Legends of T&F Distance Carnival) 
5000m- 17:44.54 (2014 Big West Championships)  

Big West Championships

2016- 3,000m Steeplechase, 3rd, 10:55.68

2016- 5,000m, 17th, 18:19.30

2014- 3,000m Steeplechase, 2nd, 10:48.13
2014- 5,000m, 6th, 17:44.54 

2013- 3000m Steeplechase, 8th, 11:32.81
2013- 5000m, 23rd, 19:53.14

Big West Cross Country 

2015- 6k, 8th, 20:59.6

2014- 6k, 22nd, 21:45

2013- 6k, 21st, 23:16.7  

NCAA West Regional (Cross Country)

2015- 6k, 138th, 22:46.8

2014- 6k, 143rd, 22:41.9

2013- 6k, 87th, 21:13.1