University of Iowa Athletics

Jackson Allen

Class Fr.
Hometown Monona, Wis.
High School Monona Grove

Hawk Item — Finished his career ranking fifth in the UI record books in 100 fly (47.57) and ninth in 50 free (19.99).

2015-16 — Swam an NCAA “B” qualifying time in 50 free (19.99) and 100 fly (47.78)… 50 free time was a collegiate best… ranked second on the team in both events… had season-best times of 44.76 (100 free), 1:40.62 (200 free), and 1:51.75 (200 IM)… member of the team’s top 200-free relay (1:18.72) and 400-free relay (2:56.37)… scored in three events at 2016 Big Ten Championships… placed seventh in 200-free relay (1:18.72), was 17th in 50 free (19.99), and 21st in 100 fly (48.19)… won four individual events and five relays on the year.

2014-15 — Swam an NCAA “B” qualifying time in the 100 fly (47.57), a time that ranks fifth all-time in school history… swam collegiate-best times in the 50 free (20.39), 100 free (44.54), 200 free (1:39.70), 100 back (52.80), and 100 butterfly (47.57)… member of the team’s top 400-free relay (2:55.44)… letterwinner

2013-14 — Swam collegiate best times in the 100 free (44.88) and 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships, and in the 50 free (20.47) at the Hawkeye Invitational… was a member of the 400 medley relay team that swam the ninth-fastest time in program history (3:14.66) at the Hawkeye Invite… recorded nine top-three individual finishes, including winning the 50 free at the Hawkeye Invitational… was a member of the winning 400 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay against Michigan State… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Swam collegiate best times in 50 free (20.65), 100 free (45.28), and 100 fly (49.27) at the Big Ten Championships and in 200 free (1:41.22) at the Hawkeye Invitational… posted six top-five finishes… posted six top-five individual finishes… letterwinner.

High School — Two-time All-America and three-time all-state selection… five-time state champion… set a Wisconsin state record as a part of the winning 200-free relay team as a junior… team MVP and team captain as a senior… holds school records in six events… went undefeated in conference dual meets since sophomore season… also went undefeated (8-for-8) at conference meets during junior and senior seasons… best times are 20.99 (50 free), 46.17 (100 free), 1:41.67 (200 free), 50.34 (100 fly) and 200 IM (1:55.40)… high school coaches were Kelly Huson and Matt Pircon and Madison East YMCA coaches were Shane Ryan and Michael Rudie.

Personal — Born Feb. 14, 1994… son of David and Kate Allen… has an older sister, Emily… majoring in philosophy.

Allen’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 19.99 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/16
100 Free 44.54 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
200 Free 1:39.70 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
100 Fly 47.57 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
100 Back 52.80 Michigan 10/3-4/14
200 IM 1:51.75 Western Illinois 2/5/16