Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Kenneth Allen
Kenneth Allen

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Hazel Crest, Ill.

High School:
Thornwood HS

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/26/1994

I/O Eligibility:
FR/FR

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Earned second-team All-America honors as a member of the 4x400m relay team that placed 10th at the NCAA Championships ... Competed in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships ... Member of the 4x400m relay team that finished runner-up at the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded two top-five finishes in the 400m, including placing third at the Illinois Twilight with a personal-best time of 47.35 ... Placed second in the 200m at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invite ... Member of the 4x400m relay team that placed second at the Drake Relays with the fifth-fastest time in school history ... USTFCCCA second-team All-American.

Indoor: Member of the 4x400m relay team that placed third at the Big Ten Championships and clocked the fifth-fastest time in school history ... Member of the distance medley relay team that placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships... Competed in the 400m at five meets ... Placed second at the Illini Classic ... Ran a personal-best time of 48.20 at the Spire Invitational.

High School
Finished runner-up in the 400m at the 2012 IHSA State Championships ... Anchored the 4x200m relay team that placed fifth at the 2012 IHSA State Championships ... Anchored the 4x200m and 4x400m relay teams that placed first at the Illinois Prep Top Times meet in 2012 ... Lead the 4x400m relay team to a second place finish at the 2011 New Balance Nationals.

Personal
Parents are Kenneth and Vishnue Allen ... Born on Nov. 26, 1994 ... Hobbies include playing video games and listening to music ... Majoring in kinesiology.

Allen's Personal Bests
Outdoor
200m: 21.99 - Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational (3/29/14)
400m: 47.35 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

Indoor
60m: 7.19 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
200m: 22.27 - Rod McCravy Memorial (1/24/14)
400m: 48.20 - Spire Invitational (2/14/14)
600m: 1:23.43 - Illini Open (1/11/14)

Updated July 2014

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