Mark Allen
Mark Allen
Year: Junior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Palmer Trinity


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2011-12: All-Patriot League First Team for cross country … named the Patriot League Male Runner of the Week after winning the Mount St. Mary’s 5K Duals with a time of 15:25.60 … ran a season-best 8k time of 24:53.92 at the Navy Invitational … tallied a second place finish with a time of 25:48.3 at the Leopard Invitational … placed seventh at the Patriot League Cross Country Championships …  scored points for American at the Mid-Atlantic Regionals with a  44th place finish and 10k time of 31:46.3 … posted a personal-best time of 8:28.13 in the indoor 3,000 meter at the Navy Invitational to place fourth … recorded the sixth-fastest time at American and personal-best (14:32.64) in the indoor 5,000 meter run at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational … placed sixth in the 5,000 meter run and ninth in the 3,000 meter run at the Patriot League Indoor Championship … registered a personal-best time of 1:58.70 in the outdoor 800 meter run at the Navy Invitational Duals … took second in the outdoor 5,000 meter run at the Bison Outdoor Classic with a personal-best time of 14:23.11 … posted a personal-best 3:57.35 in the outdoor 1,500 meter run to place third at the Morgan State Legacy Meet … finished third in the 5,000 meter run at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in the spring.

2010-11: Finished fourth at the Leopard Invitational with a 26:00.20 … scored points for AU at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Meet with a 77th-place finish and 10k time of 32:17 … placed third with a personal-best indoor mile time of 4:25.30 at the Delaware Invitational … recorded the 10th fastest indoor 5000 meter time (14:46.02) in program history at the Patriot League Championships … placed first in the outdoor 5000 meter at Navy with a time of 14:33.48 … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.

2009-10: Completed the mile run at the Delaware Indoor Invitational in 4:36.18 … ran a personal best in the 3000 meter at the Maryland Outdoor Invitational with time of 8:50.54 … earned a fourth-place finish in the 5000 meter at the Navy Invitational with a personal-best time of 14:54.50.

High School: Finished seventh in the 2000 meter steeplechase at Nationals ... placed fifth at Florida state cross country championships ... finished eighth in Florida state track championships in the 1600 meters and fifth at 3200 meters ... also won the Spanish and Pre-Calculus awards.

Personal Records

Indoor Mile: 4:25.30
Indoor 3000: 8:28.13
Indoor 5000: 14:32.64
Outdoor 800: 1:58.70
Outdoor 1500: 3:57.35
Outdoor 5000: 14:23.11