Jackson Allen
Jackson  Allen

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Shakopee, Minn.

High School:
Shakopee H.S.

Height:
6-3


02/02/2018

Gophers Sweep Sacramento State, 7-0

Sacramento State gave the Gophers a challenge, but Minnesota rolled to a 7-0 victory over the Hornets at Baseline.

01/07/2018

Men's Tennis Australia Blog: Day Two

Gopher freshman Jackson Allen provides the next update from the Gophers' training trip to Australia.

01/03/2018

Gophers Head to Australia for Training

The Gopher Men's Tennis team will head to the

12/06/2017

Allens named USTA Northern's Family of the Year

Gophers freshman Jackson Allen and his family have been named the USTA Northern Family of the Year.

11/05/2017

Gophers wrap fall season on Sunday

Gopher Men's Tennis finished its fall season on Sunday claiming a third-place finish at the Gopher Invitational

PRONUNCIATION:



2017-18 | FRESHMAN FALL: Finished 9-2 in singles play and 7-4 in doubles play during the fall tournament season • made his collegiate debut with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Micah Klousia of Nebraska at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic • played in the finals of the doubles tournament at the MTC alongside Felix Corwin, falling to Jacob Nicolussi and Micahel Weindl of Old Dominon • advanced to the round of 32 at the ITA Central Regional • picked up four victories at the Gopher Invitational on Nov. 3-5.

SPRING Finished the dual season with a 12-7 singles record, playing playing predominently at the #5 singles position • claimed his first victory of the dual season on Feb. 2, defeating Kasparas Zemaitelis of Sacramento State at the #4 spot • defeated Finley Hall of No. 49 Drake on Feb. 23 at #5 singles • defeated Piers Foley of No. 47 Washington on March 2 • Clinched the dual win over Wisconsin on Feb. 17 defeating Osgar O'Hoison • Clinched the dual win and a spot in the Round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament against No. 14 Oklahoma on May 12, defeating Jochen Bertsch • Defeated No. 112 Martin Joyce of No. 3 Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 on May 18


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 • Won the 2016 boys state singles championship and was the top ranked high school 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, playing Fortnite, 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.

MORE HEADLINES

161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

5/30/2018 - M. Tennis

A total of 161 student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten Conference on the Academic All-Big Ten Team.

Corwin Edged in Three in NCAA Second Round

Corwin Edged in Three in NCAA Second Round

5/24/2018 - M. Tennis

Felix Corwin saw an unforgettable season come to a close in the second round of the NCAA Singles Tournament on Wednesday at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.

Corwin Advances to Day Two in Straight Sets

Corwin Advances to Day Two in Straight Sets

5/23/2018 - M. Tennis

Senior Felix Corwin will play another day at the NCAA Singles Tournament after picking up a victory in the round of 64 on Wednesday afternoon.

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