Track & Field

 
Richard Allen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Metairie, La.

High School:
John Curtis Christian

Height:
5-9

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/11/1994

Richard Allen

Allen's Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
Outdoor
100 Meter 10.73 (3/29/14)
200 Meter 21.79 (5/9/14)

2013-14 (Freshman)

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in eight regular-season meets on the season, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...participated in the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, the 4 x 100 meter relay and the 4 x 400 meter relay...scored points at the C-USA Outdoor Championships (5/18) in the 4 x 100 meter dash, finishing eighth with Sherman Badie, Taurean Nixon and Devon Breaux in a time of 41.14 ...ran a personal best in the 100 meter dash at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/29) with a time of 10.73, the second best mark in the event on the season by the team...posted a finish of 21.79 in the 200 meter dash at the Seminole Twilight (5/9)...posted eighth place finishes in the 100 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold (10.82 on 4/19) and in the 200 meters at the South Alabama Invitational (22.19 on 4/12)...ran in all six 4 x 100 meter relay team performances as the second leg, helping post the season's top time of 40.92 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19), a time that stood as fourth-best in school history at season's end...4 x 100 meter relay team won the event title at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/29) with a time of 41.14...ran in one 4 x 400 meter relay team, anchoring the group that finished 11th at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:19.20.

About Richard Allen

High School: Letterman at John Curtis Christian in River Ridge, La....was a member of three outdoor and two indoor state championship teams, the Division II 4x200 relay champions as a sophomore and junior, and posted the top indoor 55-yard dash (6.52) in the nation as a junior...also played footballat John Curtis...off the track, was a member of the National Honor Society, A-Honor Roll, Math Club, Interact Club and Jefferson Chamber Youth Leadership Program...named to 2012 LHSAA All-State Academic Football Composite Team and won the 2012 Bausch & Lomb Science Award.

Personal: Born Richard Joseph Allen, II, on Nov. 6, 1994, in Metairie, La...son of Rick Allen and Frazilia Wiggins...proposed major is chemistry.

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