Rashida Allen
Rashida Allen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Montego Bay, Jamaica

High School:
Mount Alverina High

  • '09 NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier (4x400-meter relay)
  • '09 MVC Outdoor Champion (4x400-meter relay)
  • '09 All-MVC (Indoor 200-meter dash, 4x400-meter relay)
  • '09 All-MVC (Outdoor 4x400-meter relay)
  • MVC Scholar-Athlete (2009)

At Missouri State: Rashida Allen is a standout on the Bears' relay teams and also competes in the jumps and other sprints. She will shoot for her second-straight MVC Outdoor Championship and birth as a NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier....2009: Allen and her 4x400-meter relay team won the Missouri Invitational, where she also finished sixth in the 60-meter hurdles....During the indoor season, she set career bests in the 60-meter hurdles (8.95), the 200-meter dash (24.67) and the 60-meter dash (7.80)....Took home third place in the 200-meter dash at the Indiana Relays....Finished fourth in the 60-meter dash at the Central Missouri Classic....Ran on the second-place 4x400-meter relay at the MVC Indoor Championships....Competing in the elite division at the Missouri Relays, she finished fifth in the 200-meter dash....Finished first in the 4x400-meter relay and third in the 4x100-meter relay at the Joey Haines Invitational....Established a career best in the 100-meter dash (12.12) at the Sun Angel Classic, finishing fourth....At that event, her 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay teams finished first and second respectively....Won the Kansas Relays in the 4x400-meter relay....Won the SIU Edwardsville Twilight in the 200-meter dash and set a career best in the event (24.14)....At the MVC Outdoor Championships, her teams finished first in the 4x400-meter relay and fourth in the 4x100-meter relay....Her 4x400-meter relay team was an NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier....2008: Allen finished seventh in the triple jump and 10th in the 60-meter dash at the Missouri Invitational....Won the 200-meter dash at the Kansas State Wildcat Invitational and set a personal-best in the 60-meter hurdles and triple jump at the event....Placed third in the 200-meter dash at the Indiana Relays....Ran a personal-best 7.94 second 60-meter dash and 25.59 second 200-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic....Finished 10th at the MVC Indoor Championships in the triple jump....Posted a sixth-place finish in the triple jump and an 11th-place finish in the 100-meter dash at the Missouri Relays....Placed second in the triple jump and the 200-meter dash at the Big Bear Invitational, posting a personal best in the triple jump....Finished sixth in the 100-meter dash at the Big Bear Invitational....Was a member of the second-place 4x100-meter relay team at the Kansas Relays....Set a personal best in the long jump and placed eighth in the 100-meter dash at the Simpson Twilight....Placed third in the triple jump at the Arkansas Twilight....Finished in the top-10 in four events at the MVC Outdoor Championships. Set a personal best in the 200-meter dash at the event....Background: Allen came to Missouri State after competing in jumps and sprints for Montego Bay's Mount Alvernia High....She brings personal bests of 37-07.00 in the triple jump, 14.97 in the 100m hurdles, 12.12 in the 100 meters and 24.43 in the 200 meters to Missouri State....Personal: Rashida Jamilia Allen was born February 13, 1989, in Montego Bay, Jamaica....Daughter of Owen Allen and Cassandra Lamey....Plans to major in mass media at Missouri State.

Missouri State Career Bests for Allen

Event
Best
60m (indoor) 7.80
60m Hurdles (indoor) 8.95
100m (outdoor) 12.12
200m (indoor) 24.67
200m (outdoor) 24.14
Long Jump (indoor) 16-03.25
Long Jump (outdoor) 17-02.00
Triple Jump (indoor) 36-03.50
Triple Jump (outdoor) 37-04.50

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