Cristi Allen
Cristi Allen
Birth Date: 06/30/1989
Height: 5-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Apple Valley, Calif.
High School: Apple Valley
Position: Pole Vault

Cristi Allen had a season-best clearance in the pole vault of 10-8 (3.25) at the USC Trojan Quad Meet where she placed sixth ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Allen finished a career-best 12th at the Big West Championships clearing a career-best height of 11-5 (3.48) ... her lifetime-best ranks ninth in Northridge history ... previous best this season was 11-1.75 (3.40) set at the Steve Scott Invitational at UC Irvine (May 2) ... was named to the MPSF All-Academic Team following the indoor season.

Vaulted an outdoor season-best 10-2 (3-10) at the Trojan Invitational at USC (Mar. 21) ... also vaulted an indoor season-best 9-6.50 (2.91) at the Bengal Shootout at Idaho (Jan. 16) ... earned MPSF All-Academic honors following the indoor season.

Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Matadors.

Earned letters in both track & field and cheerleading at Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, Calif. ... posted a personal-best in the pole vault of 10-6 as a senior is 2007 ... the Sundevils won the Movaji River League championship in 2006 and 2007 ... vaulted 8-9 as a junior and 7-6 as a sophomore ... graduated in 2007 with a 3.5 grade point average.

Born June 30, 1989 in Apple Valley, Calif. ... parents are Connie and Robert Allen Sr. ... has one older brother, Robert Jr. ... favorites include the TV show "Desperate Housewives", In-N-Out Burger and the bands The Used, System of a Down and NSYNC ... says her best sports moment is "breaking my personal record many times" ... says her favorite pre-meet ritual is "get mad, I vault better" ... major is Economics.

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