Allison George

Allison George

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Andrew, Grenada

High School:
St. Joseph's

Last College:
Essex County Junior College

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
01/03/1988

Experience:
3 years

2008 (JUNIOR): Anchored the 4 x 100 relay to an NCAA title in Des Moines, Iowa as the squad established a school record of 42.59 to become the second fastest school ever ... Set career best times of 11.34 and 22.72 during the Big 12 Championships, placing fifth (11.34) in the 100 and fourth in the 200 (22.72) ... Qualified for the Olympics, competing for Grenada in the 200 where she ran in the first two rounds at the Birds Nest in Beijing ... Finished sixth in the 100 and fifth in the 200 during Midwest Region meet ... Advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA 200, placing 10th ... Indoors set PRs of 7.39 (60) and 23.77 (200) ... During Big 12 Indoors she placed sixth in the 60, fifth in the 400 (55.61) ... Ran lead-off leg of 4x1 when Aggies placed second in a then school record of 42.69 during Penn Relays ... Also ran anchor leg during winning effort at Texas Invitational ... Handled second leg of 4 x 200 when Texas A&M won the Penn Relays title (1:31.21) after setting a school record (1:30.96) in the prelims ... Anchored the winning 4 x 200 (1:33.46) at Texas Relays ... First leg of 4 x 400 relay that placed seventh at NCAA Championships (3:33.79) and second at Big 12 Championships (3:33.53) ... Indoors ran on 4x4s that placed third at New Balance Collegiate and won the Husky Invitational.

COLLEGE: 2007 graduate of Essex County Junior College in New Jersey ... Lettered two years, coached by Michael Smart ... Won NJCAA 400 outdoor title with a personal best clocking of 53.79 in 2007 ... Also ran on winning 4 x 400 at NJCAA Outdoor Championship ... Essex placed fourth in team standings ... During the 2007 NJCAA Indoor Championships, claimed both the 55 meters and 200 meter titles ... Won the 55 in 7.02 seconds after running a personal best 7.00 in the prelims ... Won the 200 in 24.42 seconds after setting a personal best of 24.30 in the prelims ... Part of runner-up 4 x 400 relay during NJCAA Indoors in which Essex captured the team title ... Established personal best of 7.58 in 60 during 2007 Fastrack Invitational in New York ... Achieved triple victories during 2007 Susquehanna Open, winning 55 (7.10), 200 (indoor best of 23.95) and 400 (55.60) races ... Double winner at 2007 Yale Springtime Invitational, claiming the 200 (24.44) and 400 (55.12) ... During 2006 NJCAA Indoor meet, placed fifth in 60 (7.66 / 7.60 prelim) and fourth in the 200 (24.97)... Ran on third place 4 x 400 as Essex finished second in team scoring ... During 2006 NJCAA Outdoor meet ran on third leg of runner-up 4 x 400 ... Double champion at the 2006 New York Relays, winning the 100 in a personal best of 11.78 and taking the 200 in 24.44 after a 24.20 PR in the prelims ... Finished sixth in 200 at 2006 Carifta Games under-19 division ... Placed seventh in 200 at 2004 Carifta Games under-17 division.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2005 graduate of St. Joseph's Convent in Grenville, St. Andrew's ... Valedictorian of her class ... Lettered five years ... Coached by Ericer Fortune and Wayne McSween ... Competed in 100, 200, 400 and long jump ... Senior champion in 2005, Junior champion in 2004 and twice a Sub-Junior champion in 2002 and 2003 ... Set her career best of 23.27 in the 200 during 2004 season ... Won Junior championship in long jump during 2003 Interschool competition, while placing second in 100 and 200 ... Also claimed Senior championship in 2005 Interschool event ... St. Joseph's finished second in team scoring at 2003 Intercollegiate ... Lettered in netball (basketball) and received MVP award.

PERSONAL: Allison Magdalene George is the daughter of Patsy George ... Born January 3, 1988 in St. Andrew's, Grenada ... Has eight siblings, Annrose, Alice, Alicia, Anil, Kennio, Kenisha, Kayla and Devron ... Majoring in Leadership with a minor in Sociology and English ... Hobbies include singing and studying ... Member of Aggies Can ... Started competing at age 10 ... Chose Texas A&M since it has one of the best athletic programs, a great environment and caring people.

Career Bests (entering 2009)

* 60 meters 7.39 * 100 meters 11.34 * 200 meters 22.72 / 23.77 [i] * 400 meters 53.79