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    Courtney Allen
    Courtney Allen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Monument, Colo.

    High School:
    Air Academy

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    Sprint Free



    1998-99: Earned individual All-America honors in the 50 and 100 free ... Finished second in the 50 free, the highest individual finish in NU history, and sixth in the 100 free ... Also earned All-America honors as a member of the 200 and 400 free relay and 200 medley relay teams ... Named Honorable Mention All-American as a member of the 400 medley relay team ... Set Northwestern records in both the 50 free (22.47) and 100 free (49.02) at NCAAs and helped set a Big Ten Championships record in the 200 free relay (1:30.17).

    1997-98: Transferred from the University of Texas ... All-American (200 and 400 free relay, 200 and 400 medley relay) ... Big Ten Finalist in 50 and 100 Free.

    1996-97: Advanced to the NCAA Championship meet as a freshman at Texas in the freestyle events ... earned Honorable Mention All-America honors with an 11th-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay (3:23.24) at the NCAA Championships ... tied for sixth in the 100 freestyle (51.50) at the Big 12 Conference Championships and finished eighth in the 50 freestyle with a 23.80 mark ... set UT career bests in the 50 freestyle (23.50) and the 100 freestyle (50.90) in the preliminaries of the NCAA Championships.

    High School: All-American as a senior at Air Academy High School in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... three-year letterwinner ... 1995 Colorado State Champion in the 100 freestyle ... 1995 Colorado Swimmer of the Year ... All-state and all-conference for three years ... team won Metro League Conference titles in 1993 and 1995.

    Personal: Born Courtney Suzanne Allen on 11/11/77 ... Daughter of James and Susan Allen ... Won medals in the 50 (gold) and 100 Free (bronze) and 400 Free Relay (gold) for U.S. National Team at the 1999 World University Games in Spain ... Communication studies major ... Earned 1997 Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention All-Academic honors.

    Allen's Personal Bests

    50 Free - 22.47
    100 Free - 49.02
    200 Free - 1:51.86
    100 Fly - 58.84