Northwestern finishes fourth among 10 Big Ten schools in the field
2013: Competed in four races ... Recorded a season-best 5K time of 19:21.89 at the NIU Huskie Open, finishing tenth for the Wildcats and 24th overall (Nov. 8) ... Did not race in any 6K events ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2012: Competed in five events in a strong freshman campaign ... Recorded a season-best 5K time of 18:10.42 and finished fourth for the 'Cats and sixth overall at the Northern Illinois Open (Nov. 2) ... Ran in two 6K events on the year, with a personal-best 22:09 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational and a 22:25 at the Spartan Invite ... Finished fourth among Wildcat runners with a time of 18:18 at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational.
High School: Lettered all four years in cross country and track ... Three-time IATCC All-State performer, twice being named to second team, and two-time IHSAA All-State runner ... Personal-best 5K cross country time of 18:32 ... Member of three state championship-winning teams, finishing as a runner-up in 2009 ... Team placed fifth at 2011 Nike Cross Country Nationals ... Also an all-state performer in the 3,200, placing sixth as a junior in 2011 ... Helped Team Indiana win the MidEast Meet of Champions ... National Honor Society member and Academic All-State honoree in cross country and track.
Personal: Born Allison Grace Jacobsen ... Daughter of Katie and John Jacobsen ... Middle school and high school teammate of current 'Cat Renee Wellman ... Chose Northwestern over Butler, Purdue and Penn ... Plans to major in economics.