Ross Van Allen
2012-13 TCU Spirit Award
100 free - 46.82
200 free - 1:40.60
500 free - 4:31.51
1000 free - 9:31.74
1650 free - 15:44.90
Senior Season (2012-13): Competed in the 1,650 free (ninth, 15:49.15), 200 free (12th, 1:41.71), 500 free (13th, 4:33.35) and 200 medley relay at the Big 12 Championships ... ranked fourth on the Horned Frogs in the 1,000 and 1,650 free and 200 and 500 free ... earned win in 200 free at UTPB.
Junior Season (2011-12): Competed in the 500 free (eighth, 4:31.51), 200 free (11th, 1:40.66), 1,650 free (fifth, 15:44.90) and 400 free relay (second, 3:00.35) at the C-USA Invite ... 400 free relay team earned NCAA `B' cut ... finished second in 800 free relay at UIW Invite ... took third in 1,000 free at UC-San Diego ... posted pair of third-place finishes in 1,000 free and 400 free relay against SMU.
Sophomore Season (2010-11): Notched personal bests in the 500-free and 1650-free at the MWC Championships ... His time of 4:33.03 in the 500-free was good for 13th at the conference meet ... Added a 15:51.78 in the 1650-free which was the 10th-best time ... Qualified for the consolation finals at the MWC Championships in the 200-free and notched a seasonal-best 1:41.42 for 15th place overall ... Best 1000-free time was a 9:39.04 against Air Force
Freshman Season (2009-10): Competed at five different distances during the freestlye season ... Logged a 48.14 in the 100-free at the Short Course Nationals ... Rest of his top times came at the MWC Championships ... Touched in 1:42.24 for the 200-free, in 4:35.30 for the 500-free, in 9:34.21 for the 1000-free and 15:55.83 for the 1650-free
High School: Helped lead North Central High School to the Indiana State title in 2006 ... Earned runner-up finishes in 2007 and 2009 ... Two-time All-American in the 200- and 500-free, as well as a member of the 200- and 400-free relays ... 400-free relay state champion as a senior ... Named a co-captain for the Panthers in 2009 ... Selected as to the academic all-conference squad and was an academic All-American as a senior ... Competed for the Washington Township Swim Club for coach Charlie Fry
Personal: Son of Mark and Jeannie Van Allen ... Has two sisters, Clara and Grace, and a brother, August ... Sister, Clara, is a junior on a swimming scholarship at Boston University ... Majoring in kinesiology/movement science and pre-vet
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