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Allison Mueller
Allison  Mueller

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Beaverton, Ore.

High School:
Beaverton

Experience:
2L

Major:
Pharmaceutical Sciences

09/09/2017

Gamecocks Take Fourth in Bulldog SEC Preview

South Carolina tops two SEC teams on same course as SEC Championships

09/02/2017

Gamecocks Claim Season Opener, Defend Carolina Challenge Crown

Five Gamecocks rank in the top 10, including two freshmen

10/14/2016

Gamecocks Take 13th in Packed Crimson Classic Field

South Carolina ranks fifth out of nine SEC teams in the field two weeks ahead of conference meet

09/17/2016

Gamecocks Post Near Perfect Day in 33rd Winthrop/adidas Invitational

South Carolina wins with 18 points in the Division I standings

09/03/2016

Gamecocks Open 2016 with Win in Carolina Challenge

South Carolina tops the Division I teams competing in this year's event

09/02/2017

Carolina Challenge 9/2/17

Shots, provided by Bob Stoner, from the 2017 Carolina Challenge, held at the Sandhill REC course in Columbia, S.C.

09/15/2016

2016 Carolina Challenge

Shots from the Gamecocks season opening cross country meet.

McKissick Scholar
Honors College
Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member (2016-17)

2017 Cross Country (Junior)
Took part in six races for the Gamecocks... Helped the Gamecocks win the Carolina Challenge with an eighth-place individual result, posting a time of 18:46.9... Added a 28th-place finish at the Bulldog SEC Preview, stopping the clock in 23:11.7... Ran her best 5K time at the Joe Piane Invitational, when she placed 23rd with a mark of 17:56.0... That time was the 11th-best 5K time in Carolina history... Placed 54th at the SEC Championships, posting a 6K PR of 22:01.1... Ended her season by placing 113th at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

2017 Track
Indoors:
Finished 10th in the 800m at the Clemson Invitational, running 2:16.85 ... Ran the mile at the Vanderbilt Invitational in 5:21.27 to place 47th.
Outdoors: Specialized in the 1500m ... Finished second in the 1500 in her season opener, running 4:37.66 at the Hurricane Invitational ... Ran a regular-season best 4:35.63 at the Spec Towns Invitational ... Won the 1500 at the USC Open in a time of 4:38.71 ... Set a PR at the SEC Championships, finishing 14th in a time of 4:31.35 ... Also ran the 5000m at the SEC Championships, posting a mark of 17:46.72 to finish 34th.

2016 Cross Country (Sophomore)
Posted a 13th-place finish in the season-opening Carolina Challenge with a 5K time of 19:05.02 ... Helped the Gamecocks win the Division I portion of the 33rd Winthrop/adidas Invitational, posting a 19:01.1 time, which stood fifth in the field ... Ranked fifth on the team and 100th overall in the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational Gold Division, posting her best 5K of the year in 18:34.1 ... Posted her top 6K time in the Crimson Classic, finishing 61st with her 22:11.9 ... Finished third on the team and 100th overall in the SEC Championships (23:03.6) ... Stood third on the team again in the season's final race at the NCAA Southeast Regional (123rd overall, 22:42.8).

2016 Track
Indoor: Ran the fifth-fastest 1000m time in school history at the Armory Invite, crossing in 2:58.85 ... Improved her time in the 800m over each successive race, starting the season at 2:29.62 and ending at 2:15.05 ... Ran on the team's 4x800m relay at the Armory, and their time of 9:27.69 ranks fourth in school history.
Outdoors: Ran a top 800 time of 2:14.09 at the Yellow Jacket Invite ... Hit her best 1500m time at the SEC Championship, running 4:40.35 in the prelims ... Wrote her name in the record book with two relay teams in the spring: the sprint medley relay team moved up to third place all-time, and the 4x800 team at the Penn Relays ran the seventh-fastest time in school history.

2015 Cross Country

Ran in three events for the team ... Finished 21st at the Carolina Challenge in her first collegiate race, running 20:40.28 ... Made major improvements in her next 5K, running a season-best of 19:51.70 at the Winthrop Invite ... Won the USC Open two-mile race, crossing in 12:02.67 ... Ran her one and only 6K of the season at Pre-Nationals, finishing in 24:05.60.

Top 5K Time: 19:51.70 (Winthrop Invite)
Top 6K Time: 24:05.60 (Pre-Nationals)

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered in track, cross country, basketball and soccer ... Won the Metro Championship and finished third in the state in the 800 in her senior season ... Ran second overall in the 1500 at the district championship as a junior.

PERSONAL
The daughter of Terri and Dave Mueller ... Has two siblings, Megan and Daniel ... Member of National Honor Society, National Chinese Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and ranked 2nd in graduating class coming out of high school ... Majoring in pharmaceutical sciences.

Cross Country Personal Records
5K
17:56.0 (9/29/17 Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational)
6K
22:01.9 (10/27/17 SEC Championships)

Allison Mueller
 

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