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Russell Allen, Men's Track and Field

Russell Allen, Men's Track and Field

Russell Allen (Auburn, Maine) has been selected as the Springfield College Athletics Maroon Club Male Student-Athlete of the Week after leading the Pride to a sixth-place finish at the Silfen Invitational, hosted at Connecticut College this past weekend.

Allen, a freshman Health Science major at Springfield College, ran a career-best time of 1:57.66 in the 800 meter race, taking 18th overall in the event on Friday night. Going into this weekend's meet, Allen had only run the 800 meter run three times, which included a time of 2:01.85 at the Tufts Invitational on January 12, a time of 1:57.71 on a banked track at the John Thomas Terrier Classic on January 25 and a time of 2:00.00 at the New England Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships on February 23.