Ally  Colvin

Ally Colvin

Maryville, Tenn.

High School:



In: Jr./Out: Jr.

Mile 5:12.07 (2009)
3000m 10:38.91 (2009)
5000m 18:11.11 (2009)
1600m 5:13.5 (H.S.)
3200m 11:38 (H.S.)

UT CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Twice named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Honors - Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Saw action in three meets...Ran 5:16.80 in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational...Ran 800m leg on sixth-place DMR unit at the Penn State National...Outdoors - Did not compete outdoors.

2009: Honors - Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Made the travel squad for the SEC Indoor Championships, recording a career-best 5:12.07 readout in the mile...Charted a 10:38.91 PR in the 3000m at the Kentucky Invitational...Scored for UT at the Texas A&M Dual, finishing fourth in the 5000m at 18:11.11...Outdoors - Redshirted outdoors due to nagging injuries.

HIGH SCHOOL: Ran track and cross country four years at nearby Maryville High School and also participated in basketball for part of her prep career for the Rebels...Collected all-region accolades in track her final three seasons and was named Blount County Best Female Distance Runner her last two years...Garnered all-state honors in the 800 meters and 4x400m relay as a senior, finishing third and second, respectively...Contributed to MHS finishing third at the 2008 Class AAA state meet...Owns school records in the 800m, 1600m, 3200m, 4x400m relay and 4x800m relay...Prep career bests include 2:19 for 800m, 5:13.5 for 1600m and 11:38 for 3200m...Earned all-region acclaim in cross country as a freshman, sophomore and senior...Was the Blount County champion as a freshman...Member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Ally is enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Is interested in a career as a sports nutritionist...In her spare time, she enjoys playing ultimate frisbee or basketball, swimming and hanging out with friends...Joined the track & field program at UT along with fellow Maryville High School product Ellen Wortham...Says it had always been a dream of hers to be a Lady Volunteer...Comes from a long line of Tennessee alums, including her grandmother, mother and father...Has an older brother, Michael, 24...Alecia Nicole "Ally" Colvin was born in Maryville, Tenn., on May 24, 1990...Her parents are Robert Colvin Jr. and Susan Kelley.


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