Kolie Allen

Player profile

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

Ohio State Career

  • 2020 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient
  • Two-time ITA and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Ended freshman season No. 96 in ITA singles rankings
  • Ranked No. 61 in doubles at end of sophomore year

2019-20 (Sophomore Season)

  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner
  • 14-8 overall, with 7-4 dual match record, in singles, playing on court four
  • 6-11 in doubles and was 4-6 in dual matches, with 3-2 record on court one with Irina Cantos Siemers
  • Ranked No. 125 in singles at end of fall
  • Entered doubles rankings with Cantos Siemers in February at No. 53 and at No. 61 to close season
  • Clinched Buckeyes’ 4-3 win over No. 2 Florida State in College MatchDay match at USTA National Campus, coming back for a 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 win on court four
  • Three-set win in Buckeyes’ 4-3 victory at Oklahoma State to advance to ITA National Indoors
  • Posted wins over Georgia Tech and Texas at ITA National Indoors in hometown of Chicago
  • Won four of last five singles matches, with victories over Kentucky, Arizona State, Florida State and Northwestern
  • Paired with Cantos Siemers to defeat nation’s No. 9-ranked doubles team from Vanderbilt
  • Reached quarterfinals at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and ITA Scholar-Athlete honors

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 and ITA 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

Personal

  • Only child of Jody, an All-American volleyball player at Illinois State, and Maurice
  • Speech and hearing science major
  • Enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends and family and attending sporting events
SinglesTotal123456DualTournB1G
2018-1921-7--4-415-2------19-62-17-4
2019-20 14-8------7-4----7-47-41-1
Totals35-15--4-415-27-4----26-109-58-5
DoublesTotal123DualTournB1G
2018-1915-113-110-61-214-91-26-5
2019-206-114-6----4-62-51-1
Totals21-227-710-61-218-153-77-6