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Nona Allen
  • Senior,
  • Marietta, Georgia

Has six career top-10 finishes (best of fourth, five times)...Top 5k cross country time is 17:50.99, top 6k cross country time is 21:56.16.

2000 XC: Appeared in six meets with three Top 10 finishes... Finished 29th, third for Florida at the NCAA South Region Championships with a time of 21:56.16... Was the fourth scorer for Florida at the Southeastern Conference Championships with a 31st-place time of 22:51.05... Was third for the team and 39th overall at the Furman Invitational with a time of 19:02.00... Ran seventh overall and third for Florida with a time of 22:33.02 in her first 6k race, the Gator Invitational... Finished second for Florida and fourth overall at the Tennessee Invitational with a time of 18:49.96... Was the third Florida finisher and the fourth overall finisher at the Nike Twi-Light Invitational with a time of 18:50.75.

1999 XC: Competed in seven meets... Placed fourth for the Gators and 202nd overall at the NCAA Championships in 18:47.20, her first career competition at the NCAA meet ...Finished fifth for the Gators and 27th overall at the NCAA South Regional in 17:50.99...Finished second for the Gators and 18th overall at the SEC Championships in 18:34.40...Sixth at the Gator Invitational in 18:18.86... Named SEC Athlete of the Week for 9/20 after her performance at the Crimson Classic... Set a new 5k personal best of 18:10.29 while tying her career-best finish of fourth at the Crimson Classic...Earned her third top-10 finish at the Nike Twi-Light, tying her personal best of fourth in 18:50.84.

1998 XC: Competed in four events for the Gators...Earned her first top-10 finish in her first collegiate race, the Nike Twi-Light, taking 10th in 19:03.60... Earned her personal best fourth-place finish while leading the Gators at the Walt Disney Classic, finishing in a season's best time of 18:25.00.

Prep: A four-time Athlete-of-the-Year at Pope High under coach Bob Sheskey... Helped lead Pope to four state cross country titles and one state track title...Also lettered in basketball... Lists her most outstanding athletic performance as scoring a season-high 38 points against Marietta High.

Personal: Born October 26, 1979...Parents are Kenneth and Beverly Allen... Earned Youth Leadership Award...Career ambition is to be an Athletic Director.

Major: Sport Management.

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