Allison Proffitt
Height: 5'8"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Downers Grove, IL
High School: Downers Grove North HS
Position: Distance

Proffitt graduated from Downer Grove North High School where she competed under coach Timothy McDonald…Competed in both cross country and track all four years…Earned all section track in 2010 and 2012…Made all conference track in 2012 and all conference cross country in 2010 and 2011…Earned all-regional and all-sectional cross country in 2010.

Allison Proffitt was born December 23, 1993 in Chicago, Il to parents John Proffitt and Patricia Burke…Enjoys singing and hiking…Favorite movie is “500 Days of Summer”…Favorite musician is Ed Sherren…Enjoys reading The Harry Potter Series…Most memorable athletic achievement was finishing seventh individually in the 2010 West Aurora Cross Country Stampede to lead team to a win…Lists personal heroes as her grandma, twin brother, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Jordan Hasay…Favorite aspect of college track and field is the team unity…Belongs to the UCSB Honors Program, RCSA and is a regents scholar…Is a chemistry major with hopes of becoming an environmental advocate or science teacher.


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