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  Tori Allen
Tori Allen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence Central

Event:
Pole vault


Collegiate Best:

Pole Vault Outdoor: 12-06.00

Pole Vault Indoor: 12-06.00

NCAA East Regional Qualifier

Pole Vault: 2007

All-ACC

Pole Vault: 2007

All-ACC Academic

2008:

Outdoor

· Placed sixth at the ACC Championships in the pole vault, clearing a height of 12-01.50/3.70m.

· Took fourth at the FSU Relays with a vault of 12-01.50/3.70m

Indoor
· Matched her career-best jump of 12-06.00/3.81m at the Tyson Invitational in which she tied for fourth.

· Placed fourth at the ACC Championships with a vault of 12-01.50/3.70m.

· Earned second at the Clemson Invitational with a mark of 12-05.50/3.80m in the pole vault.

2007:
Outdoor

· Finished tied for 10th in the pole vault at NCAA East -Regionals with a 12-00.00/3.68m mark.
· Earned All-ACC honors by clearing a height of 12-05.50 to take third and qualify for the regional meet.

Indoor
· Notched a 12-05.50/3.80m mark at the ACC Championships.
· Broke 12' four times during the season, including a 12-01.50/3.70m at the New Balance Invitational.

2006:
Outdoor
· Season-best mark of 12-05.50/3.80m ranked her fourth overall and the best freshman vaulter in the league.
· Won the pole vault at the Golden Twilight.
· Had the eleventh highest vault in the region.
· Won her first collegiate competition, taking the Snowbird Invitational pole vault crown with a height of 11-11.75/3.65m.

Indoor
· Pole vaulted career best 12-06.00/3.81m at the ACC Championships, finishing in 5th place.
· Finished 4th at the Florida Intercollegiate, pole vaulting 11-05.75.
· At the Clemson Opener, vaulted 10-11.75 to place 4th.

Prep:
· Only female pole vaulter on an all male track and field team, until she successfully spearheaded a Title IX lawsuit that led to the introduction of girls' pole vault at the high school level in Indiana.
· 2003 Indiana High School State Champion and 2004 runner-up.
· Member of the World Junior Championships team.
· At the age of 13, only female climber to hold all four major domestic competitive titles in rock climbing.
· Youngest female climber to ever summit the Nose of El Capitan (2001).
· 2002 Speed Climbing Champion at the ESPN X-Games.
· Youngest ever X-Games champion and set a new competition record in the process.
· Junior Olympic Pole Vault Champion.


Personal: Born July 30, 1988 .... Majoring in Fashion Design ... Has her own signature rock climbing doll ... Is a motivational speaker ... Released a motivational book entitled "Life Rocks!", which encourages and empowers children to take responsibility for making positive choices in their lives ... Started an organization called FREAK, which encourages young female athletes to exhibit sportsmanship ... 2005 recipient of the Cosmo Girl Born To Lead Award for creating a sportsmanship program ... Moved to Benin, Africa when she was four with her parents on a Christian Mission.

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