Bears have total of 32 first-teamers between men's, women's squads.
Bears get final tune-up before conference meet on Saturday in Waco.
Junior Erin Atkinson breaks school record in the hammer throw.
Bears finish second in both the men's and women's team scores.
Baylor placed a total of 36 on the first team and five more on the second team
2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
2011 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
2011 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
Eight-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2012 Cross Country: Ran in five events while scoring in Baylor's top-five three times...Helped the Bears to a second-place finish at the Bear Twilight Invitational by taking seventh in 19:08.6 over the 6,000-meter distance...Tallied a 112th-place at the Stanford Invitational (8K) in 26:19...Was BU's fourth runner across to finish 58th at the Big 12 Championships (8K) in 26:24.7 as the Bears were seventh as a team...Named to the fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors.
2012 Track: Competed in three meets during the indoor season...Tallied season-best time in the mile of 4:16.78 at the Razorback Invitational to finish 18th...Also ran in three meets during the outdoor season...Posted a season-best 3:58.59 in the 1,500-meters to take fifth at the Michael Johnson Dr Pepper Classic...Turned in a time of 8:57.86 in his lone 3,000-meter race at the TCU Invitational...Named to the spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors.
2011 Cross Country: Competed in six meets, scoring in team's top five one time...Had season-high 32nd-place finish at Bear Twilight Invitational with six-kilometer time of 20:13.6...Placed 85th at Big 12 Championship with eight-kilometer time of 27:30.7...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors...Named to the fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.
2011 Track: Opened indoor season with career-best mile time of 4:19.80 at Razorback Invitational to place ninth...Finished third in 3,000 meters outdoors at TCU Invitational with career-best time of 8:59.22...Finished ninth at UTA Bobby Lane Invitational in 1,500 meters with time of 4:05.79...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's honor roll.
2010 Cross Country: Competed in three meets, two unattached...Placed 295th at Chile Pepper Festival in only race attached.
2010 Track: Did not compete...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009 Cross Country: Competed unattached in Bear Twilight Invitational, placing 36th with time of 21:49.3...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and fall Baylor Dean's List.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and field and cross country...Helped team to runner-up finish at state meet...Holds school record in 1600 meters and 3200 meters...Two-time district champion in 1600 meters...Cross country captain...Member of Honor Roll and earned Texas Scholar and Distinguised graduate honors...Personal bests of 4:32 for 1600 meters and 9:55 for 3200 meters.
Personal: Full name is Benjamin St. John Allen...Born April 22, 1991 in Cedar Hill, Texas...Son of Charlie and Amy Allen...Majoring in english.