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Whitney Allen Athlete Profile

Whitney Allen

Positions: Individual Medley, Freestyle, Breaststroke Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2013-2014 Hometown: Frisco, TX Last School: University of Virginia

Before BYU:

 High School

  • Prepped at Frisco High School under Bruce Eubanks
  • A U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifier in the 400 IM and 200 breaststroke
  • Place third in the 400 IM at the 2011 Winter Junior Nationals 
  • Placed 10th in the 200 breast at 2011 Summer Junior Nationals
  • Twelve-time All-State first team
  • Six-time State Champion
  • Ten-time All-American 
  • Three-time Scholastic All-American
  • An AP Scholar from 2010-12
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • President of the Science Club
  • Graduated magna cum laude 

Other College

  • Transferred from University of Virginia
  • Posted season-best 400 IM (4:24.71) against South Carolina
  • Set season-best 100 breast (1:08.45) against Penn State and Indiana
  • Earned season-best finish of fourth in 400 IM against USC


  • Born in Lafayette, Indiana 
  • Daughter of Heidi and Jeff Allen
  • Has two brothers, Jordan and Peyton, and one sister, Mallori
  • Majoring in marketing
  • Coached by Bruce Eubanks at Frisco High School
  • Swam for Brent Mitchell at Metroplex Aquatics
  • Recruited by University of Virginia, Princeton, University of Texas, Texas A&M, Wisconsin, Purdue and North Carolina
  • Enjoys fashion, shopping and the outdoors
  • Aspiring to become fluent in French