Gophers freshman Jackson Allen and his family have been named the USTA Northern Family of the Year.
Gopher Men's Tennis finished its fall season on Sunday claiming a third-place finish at the Gopher Invitational
The Gophers saw their bid for two titles close but will compete Sunday at the Gopher Invite on Sunday.
Felix Corwin and Matic Spec advance to the semifinals at Nationals, while the Gopher Invite begins in Minneapolis.
A unique doubles tournament and some unique pairs for Minnesota
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA Enrolled at Minnesota in the spring of 2017 • was undefeated for the Shakopee Sabers in the Minnesota Class 2A in 2016 • was ranked No. 19 in his class nationally, was No. 31 in the USTA National Rankings of 18 and under and a blue-chip recruit • is the reigning Minnesota state high school champion and is the top ranked player in the state • was named all-conference five times.
PERSONAL Plans to major in accounting or finance • son of Susan and Erik Allen • lists winning the 2016 MNSHL Boys state tennis tournament as his most memorable sports thrill • has two siblings: Brooks (16) and Lily (11) • enjoys hanging out at the cabin and teaching tennis • his cousin, Sarah McCrady was a diver at Minnesota 2009-2013 and his great Uncle, Joe Smith, played football for the Gophers in 1975 • his mother, susan played tennis at Gustavus and St. Cloud State and his father, Erik, was inducted to the Gustavus Hall of Fame for his basketball career • born December 26, 1998.
Allens named USTA Northern's Family of the Year
12/6/2017 - M. Tennis
Gopher Men's Tennis rookie Jackson Allen and his family have been selected as the United States Tennis Association Northern Section’s 2017 Family of the Year.
Three Attain National Rankings After Fall Season
11/15/2017 - M. Tennis
A trio of Gophers landed themselves in the national spotlight in the latest Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s Singles and Doubles Rankings released Wednesday.
Ski-U-Mah Life: Jackson Allen
11/2/2017 - M. Tennis
The freshman's journey to campus is chronicled this week in Ski-U-Mah Life.