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 Ben Allen
Ben Allen
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cedar Hill, Texas

High School:
Cedar Hill

Height:
6-0

Event:
Distance

05/02/2013

Track & Field Leads Big 12 with 41 on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Bears have total of 32 first-teamers between men's, women's squads.

04/21/2013

Track & Field Wins 11 Events At Michael Johnson Classic

Bears get final tune-up before conference meet on Saturday in Waco.

04/13/2013

Track & Field Wins Three Events At Texas Invitational

Junior Erin Atkinson breaks school record in the hammer throw.

01/12/2013

Track Opens With Five Event Wins At Texas A&M Invitational

Bears finish second in both the men's and women's team scores.

05/08/2012

Track Lands Program-Record 41 on Academic All-Big 12 List

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.

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