Elise Allen
Elise Allen
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Beltsville, Md.
High School: Eleanor Roosevelt
Position: Mid-Distance

2016 Outdoor: Competed in the 800m run during the spring, with her best finish coming at the America East Championships with a time of 2:20.63, the best of her career.

2015-16 Indoor: Ran in the 800m and 1,000m for UMBC in the winter... Set a season best time in the 800m at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge, finishing the race in 2:21.33... Earned a seventh place finish at the Penn State Relays in the 1,000m with a time of 3:08.36.

2015 Outdoor: Competed in 800m events for the Retrievers during her second outdoor season for the Retrievers... Ran her best time of the season at the Mason Spring Invitational, finishing the event in a time of 2:27.60.

2014-15 Indoor: Competed in the 800m run for the Retrievers in the winter... Set her best time of the season at the Bison Opener... Her time of 2:20.79 is both a season and career best. 

2014 Outdoor: Ran in the 800m events for UMBC, recording a top time of 2:22.97 at the cross-town Morgan State Legacy Meet… Also competed in the event at the Mason Spring Invitational and the Big Dawg Invitational at UMBC Stadium… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Competed in the 500m and 800m events during the winter season for the Retrievers… Posted a top 800m season time of 2:26.22 at the Terrapin Invitational… Ran in the 500m event at the Penn State Relays, clocking in at 1:22.47.

Background: Named an Honorable Mention by The Gazette after the 2011 and 2012 cross country seasons… Helped lead Eleanor Roosevelt to the 2012 4A Indoor Track and Field state championship… Named to the All-Gazette First Team for indoor track in 2012 and 2013… Also named to the First Team for outdoor track in 2012… Part of the 4x400 team which placed 15th in the large schools division at the 2012 Penn Relays.

Personal: Daughter of Karl and Christine Allen… Her mother swam collegiately at Penn State…  Has one older brother, Matthew, and one younger sister, Alyson… Plans to major in chemistry… Born Apr. 14, 1995.