Kolie Allen

Player profile

  • Hometown Lombard, Ill.
  • High School Glenbard East
  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 5-11

Ohio State Career

  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Ended freshman season No. 96 in ITA singles rankings

2019-20 (Sophomore Season through Jan. 26)

  • 7-4 overall on the year entering dual match play
  • Ranked No. 125 in singles at end of fall
  • Reached quarterfinals at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships

2018-19 (Freshman Season)

  • 21-7 on the year, leading team with 19-6 dual match record in singles
  • 15-11 overall in doubles, with 14-9 dual match ledger playing on all three courts (7-4 in Big Ten matches)
  • Ranked in singles from Feb. 20 through the end of the spring, reaching a high of No. 48, and ending year at No. 96
  • Ranked No. 45 in doubles with Shiori Fukuda in the preseason
  • 4-4 mark at No. 2 singles, with 15-2 record on court three
  • Defeated then-No. 21 Kelly Chen of Duke at ITA National Indoors, rallying for three-set win
  • Three-set win over Victoria Flores of Georgia Tech Jan. 19 was first collegiate victory
  • 2-1 in singles at Michigan Invitational in first collegiate matches; posted doubles victory over Michigan tandem with Danielle Wolf
  • Did not compete in the fall because of injury
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

Prior to Ohio State

  • Won Illinois state singles title in 2017, finishing year 33-0
  • U16 USTA Level 1 national doubles champion
  • 2014 U14 National Hard Court Doubles Bronze Ball winner
  • 2015 U16 National Clay Court Championships Doubles Bronze Ball Winners G16
  • 2015-August USTA National Doubles Championship Level 1 U16 gold ball winner
  • Won 18s national team championship with Midwest squad in 2016, team placed fourth in 2017
  • Won Midwest Level 2 18s title in December 2016
  • Won 18s doubles and finished third in singles at National Level 2 championships in 2017
  • Member of Math Honors Society and earned honors GPA


  • Only child of Jody, an All-American volleyball player at Illinois State, and Maurice
  • Has not yet declared a major; plans to pursue a career as a psychologist or physical therapist
  • Enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends and family and attending sporting events
2019-20 (As of 1/20)7-4
2019-20 (As of 1/20)2-5