Late-blooming rookie had one of the biggest impacts on the team among freshmen, scoring at both the NCAA and Pac-12 championships. Amazing final month of the season included the USA Junior title at 5,000 meters and a 5K personal best at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona. Already ranks No. 2 on the UO career 10,000 meter list (32:56.94). A USA Junior Track & Field competitor and the 2011 Pan American Junior Championships runner-up at 3,200 meters. A four-time Wisconsin state champion and a Nike Cross Nationals and Foot Locker national qualifier.
2012-13: Cross Country - Pac-12 Co-Freshman of the Year. Competed in two meets during the regular season. Placed 18th overall at the Pre-Nationals with a time of 20:24.6 (6,000 meters) and contributed to the team finish of second place. Recorded a time of 20:16 (6,000 meters) in the Pac-12 Conference Championships, securing a fifth place finish. Was a key factor in helping the Ducks take home the conference championship title. Placed seventh in the NCAA West Regional and helped Oregon win the meet with an individual time of 19:52 (6,000 meters). A key contributor to the Duck’s national title win at the NCAA Championships with a time of 20:19.5 (6,000 meters) and a 44th place finish individually. Named an honorable mention for the Pac-12 all-academic team.
2011-12: Outdoors - U.S. Junior champion, 5,000 meters. Two-time all-American (5,000 meters, 10,000 meters). Brilliant final month of the season where she was a key to Oregon's fourth straight Pac-12 title and NCAA national runner-up finish. After redshirting the cross country and indoor seasons, opened up in the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Preview (9:41.62). Took third in the 5,000 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational (16:30.59). Raced in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Relays where she was the runner-up in her section in 4:33.52. Began impressive postseason run at the Pac-12 Championships, where she was third in the 10,000 meters (34:37.37) and sixth at 5,000 meters (16:24.10) for the four-time champions. Continued strong running at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds where she advanced in both the 5,000 (16:17.38) and the 10,000 (33:51.70). Then earned the first two all-America certificates of her career at the NCAA Championships. Ran the fastest 10,000 meters by a Duck in 28 years when she finished sixth in 32:56.94. That was also the No. 2 time in school history. Came back to take 13th in the 5,000 (16:43.92). After the college season, Set a pair of PRs at 5,000 meters. Won the USA Junior title at 5K in 16:15.27 and then lowered her time to 16:08.29 in an eighth-place finish at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain. Indoors - Redshirt season. Cross Country - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 4:33.52, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/21/12); 5,000 Meters - 16:09.29 (PR), IAAF World Junior Championships, Barcelona, Spain (7/11/12); 10,000 Meters - 32:56.94, NCAA Championships, Des Moines, Iowa (6/7/12).
Prep: Ran a big PR to capture the 2011 Wisconsin state title in the 3,200 meters as a senior (10:11.48) for Notre Dame Academy. Also had a PR as the state runner-up at 1,600 meters (4:54.25). Ranked third nationally in the 3,200 meters. Qualified for the 2011 USA Track & Field Junior Championships, where she was third in the 3,000 meters (9:33.11). Went on to represent Team USA at the Pan American Junior Championships and was the runner-up at 3,000 meters in a personal-best 9:31.83. Earlier her senior season, finished sixth at the Foot Locker national cross country championships (17.37.0) and 14th at the Nike Cross Nationals. Was the 2010 Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional champion in 17:18.61 (5,000 meters), before moving on to the national race. During the 2010 fall high school season, which was her only year of cross country, set the Wisconsin Division 2 course record by running 13:59 for 4,000 meters to win the state 2A title. Also captured the 2010 Ray Griak Invitational crown. On the track, was a two-time Wisconsin state champion as a junior in 2010, winning both the 1,600 and 3,200 meter crowns to lead Notre Dame Academy to the state title. High School Bests: 1,600 Meters - 4:54.25, 2011; 3,000 Meters - 9:31.83, 2011; 3,200 Meters - 10:11.48, 2011.
Personal: Major is journalism. Full name is Allison, but prefers to go by Allie.
5,000 Meters - 16:08.29,
IAAF World Junior Championships,
Barcelona, Spain, 7/11/12
10,000 Meters - 32:56.94,
Des Moines, Iowa, 6/7/12
3,000 Meters - 9:31.83,
Pan American Junior Championships,
Miramar, Fla., 7/22/11
NCAA Outdoor Track Championships
2012 - 10,000 Meters, 6th, 32:56.94
2012 - 5,000 Meters, 13th, 16:43.92
NCAA Cross Country Championships
2012 - 44th, 20:19.5
NCAA Cross Country West Regional
2012 - 7th, 19:52
Pac-12 Track Championships
2012 - 10,000 Meters, 3rd, 34:37.37
2012 - 5,000 Meters, 6th, 16:24.10
Pac-12 Cross Country Championships
2012 - 5th, 20:16