University of Iowa Athletics
Fly

Colter Allen

Class Sr.
Hometown Zimmerman, Minn.
High School Fridley

Hawk Item — Finished his career with top-10 times in school history in two events… ranked third in the 100 fly (47.07) and 10th in the 200 fly (1:47.79).

2017-18 Honors — Recipient of the Jim Marshall Award, given to a senior who contributed to the best of his athletic ability… CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-American… Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to the Dean’s List for the fall and spring semesters. 2017-18 — Swam to a collegiate-best and NCAA “B” qualifying times at 2018 Big Ten Championships in the 100 fly (47.07) and 200 fly (1:47.79)… swam to career-bests in 50 free (21.61) and 100 free (47.73) at Shamrock Invitational, and 200 IM (1:49.62) at the Big Ten Championships… placed 18th in the 100 fly and 21st in the 200 fly at the Big Ten Championships… ranked second on the team in 100 fly and third in the 200 fly and 200 IM.

2016-17 Honors — Honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American… Academic All-Big Ten honoree… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to the Dean’s List during fall and spring semesters. 2016-17 — Swam collegiate-best times in the 100 fly (47.98), 200 fly (1:49.08), and a season-best time in the 200 IM (1:50.82)… swam to a NCAA “B” qualifying time in 100 fly… placed 22nd in 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships… ranked second on the team in 100 fly.

2015-16 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten… named to UI’s Dean’s List for fall and spring semesters. 2015-16 — Swam collegiate-best times in 200 free (1:41.61), 100 back (50.38), and 200 back (1:54.69)… had season-best times of 59.47 (100 fly), 1:51.76 (200 fly), and 1:52.22 (200 IM).

2014-15 Honors — Named to the Dean’s List in both the fall and spring semesters. 2014-15 — Swam collegiate-best times in the 50 free (21.74), 100 free (47.61), 200 free (1:44.38), 100 fly (49.12), 200 fly (1:50.76), and 200 IM (1:49.63)… 200 IM time was the third-best on the team… recorded 11 top-5 finishes… letterwinner.

High School — All-America honoree in 100 fly as a senior… four-time all-state and all-conference selection… two-time Minnesota state champion in the 100 fly and 200 IM… earned All-America consideration both as a sophomore and junior… named Section Swimmer of the Year in 2013 and 2014… holds Fridley High School records in nine events — 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 200 IM, 100 fly, 100 back, and as a member of the 200 and 400-free relays and 200-medley relay… placed seventh nationally in the 50-fly (LCM) at the Summer NCSA Junior Nationals with a 25.36… top times include 48.53 (100 fly), 20.99 (50 free), 1:40.54 (200 free), 4:39.34 (500 free) and 1:53.18 (200 IM)… swam club for Dave Bentz and the Great Wolf Swim Team.

Personal — Born Oct. 3, 1995… son of Jeff and Shirley Allen… has two brothers, Bryce and Keanan… majoring in business.

Allen’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 21.61 at Shamrock Invitational 1/26/18
100 Free 47.61 at Michigan State 10/17/14
200 Free 1:41.61 at Shamrock Invitational 1/30/16
100 Back 50.38 at Shamrock Invitational 1/30/16
200 Back 1:54.69 at Northwestern 1/23/16
100 Fly 47.07 at Big Ten Championships 2/23/18
200 Fly 1:47.79 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/18
200 IM 1:49.62 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/18