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 A.J. Allen

2011 GNAC CHAMPION (4x100-meter relay)

2014: INDOOR – Posted season-bests of 7.17 seconds in the 60-meter dash and 23.20 seconds in the 200-meter dash at GNAC Championships. OUTDOOR – Did not compete.

2013: INDOOR – Made indoor debut with personal-best and team’s second-fastest 60-meter time of 7.13 at the GNAC Championships on Feb. 15-16 and 23.14 in the 200 meters at the University of Washington Open on Feb. 10 … OUTDOOR – Improved his personal records in the 100 and 200 meters at the GNAC Championships, helping UAA to a fourth-place team finish … posted season-best times of 10.90 in the 100 meters and 22.38 in the 200 meters.

2012: Set then-career bests at the GNAC Championships in the 100 meters at 10.95 and in the 200 meters at 22.39 … 100-meter time ranked fifth all-time in the UAA record book, while 200-meter time was eighth … led UAA in both events throughout the season … lead off leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished third at GNACs with a season-best time of 42.14.

2011: Earned first GNAC title and all-conference honor in the men’s 4x100-meter relay as lead-off leg, helping UAA to title with a time of 42.20 … completed second season with team’s 3rd-fastest time in 100 meters at 11.14, recorded at the Bryan Clay Invite on April 15 … posted 5th-fastest 200-meter time at 22.95 at Bryan Clay Invite … ranked 11th in the GNAC in the 100 meters.

2010: Recorded UAA’s 2nd-fastest 100-meter time of the season at 10.95 and 5th-fastest 200-meter time of 22.57 at the Northridge Invite on March 13 … 100-meter time ranked 5th on the UAA all-time list, while 200 meter-time was 8th … 100-meter time was also the 6th-fastest in the GNAC and 2nd-fastest in the league for a freshman in 2010.

BEFORE UAA: Competed in football and track & field for Lathrop High School, earning two letters in both sports … Alaska state champion in the 100 during senior season … member of the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relay teams that placed 3rd and 2nd at state, respectively … finished 3rd at the state meet in the 100 as a sophomore … posted personal bests of 10.96 in the 100 and 23.44 in the 200 … helped Lathrop to the Region VI Track & Field title in 2007 and 2009.

MAJOR: Aviation technology.

 

INDOOR CAREER BESTS

60-Meter Dash: 7.13 (2/15-16/13 at GNACs)

200-Meter Dash: 23.14 (2/10/13 at UW Open)

OUTDOOR CAREER BESTS

100-Meter Dash: 10.90 (5/10-11/13 at GNAC Championships)

200-Meter Dash:  22.38 (5/10-11/13 at GNAC Championships)

Long Jump: 14-7.25 (3/5/11 at UNLV Invite)

 

Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fairbanks (Lathrop HS)
Experience: 4 Letters
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