WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2013-14): Indoor - Ran indoor 400m dash PR time of 56.68i at WSU Open II (2/22/14, Pullman)…ran the anchor leg of 4x400m relay that placed sixth at the MPSF Championships with a season-best time of 3:40.93i…Outdoor - Just missed the final at the Pac-12 Championships with ninth-place prelims finish in a time of 1:00.74…also ran lead leg of eighth-place 4x400m relay in a time of 3:43.55…season-best 1600m relay time was 3:40.21 where Allen ran anchor at Jim Click Shootout…at NCAA West Prelims ran a PR in 400m hurdles of 59.19 for 20th (5/31/14, Eugene)…named to the Pac-12 All-Academic track and field honorable mention team…named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Indoor - Ran the 60m hurdles in a time of 9.19i at Cougar Indoor (1/26/13, Pullman)…400m dash time of 57.34i…at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships anchored 4x400m relay to sixth place with season-best time of 3:42.93i…Outdoor - Season-best time in 400m hurdles was 1:00.50 for 10th place at Pac-12 Championships (5/12/13, Los Angeles)…also anchored the eighth-place 4x400m relay with time of 3:39.95…named to Pac-12 All-Academic track and field honorable mention team.
FRESHMAN (2011-12):Indoor - Did not compete…Outdoor - Ran 400m hurdles in time of 1:02.71 at Cougar Invitational (4/21/12, Pullman).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned six varsity letters at Inglemoor High…three in cross country for coach Frank Shuck…three in track and field for coach D.J. Baddeley…Viking girls’ team won KingCo League championships in 2010 and 2011…won league 300m hurdles titles as junior…senior season was KingCo and district champion in both 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles…finished second at state 4A meet in 300m hurdles and fourth in 100m hurdles…ran school record time of 43.80 in 300m hurdles at state 4A meet.
PERSONAL. Born in January 1993…father Mike was a decathlete on the WSU track and field team and his 7,497 points total from 1978 is the eighth-best in WSU history…mother Deb…older brother Jason…enjoys hunting…received a math excellence award in 2011…majoring in basic medical sciences at WSU.
ALLEN’S WSU BESTS
400m - 56.68i (2014)
60m Hurdles - 9.19i (2013)
400m Hurdles - 59.19 (2014)
PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCES
2014 400m Hurdles 9th 1:00.74
4x400m Relay 8th 3:43.55
2013 400m Hurdles 10th 1:00.50
4x400m Relay 8th 3:39.95
NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCES
2014 400m Hurdles 20th 59.19