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VICTORIA ALLEN

Player profile

height
5'11"
year
Freshman
hometown
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
high school
Chesterfield College

HONORS

2019 Academic Dean’s List (Fall)
2020 Academic President’s List (Spring)
2020 ACC Freshman of the Week (February 25, 2020)
2020 ITA Scholar Athlete Team
2020 ITA All-American (Doubles)
2020, 2021, 2022 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2020 Academic Dean’s List (Fall)
2021 Academic President’s List (Spring)
2022 Golden Nole Award for Women’s Tennis (Florida State Athletics)
2022 Academic Dean’s List Honors (Spring)

ON ALLEN

One of Florida State’s leaders who has played as a member of three NCAA Tournament teams during the first three years of her career as a Seminoles…helped the Seminoles advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Championships in 2021 and the NCAA Championships round of 32 in both 2020 and 2022…named as an ITA Doubles All-American with former Florida State great Petra Hule in 2020…an 11 match winning streak in doubles from February 15, 2020 through January 23, 2021 is tied for the fifth-longest doubles winning streak in program history…her 12 match singles winning streak from January 25, 2020 through March 8, 2020 is tied for the 12th longest streak in school history….her 10 match singles winning streak from March 12, 2021 through October 15, 2021 is tied for the 23rd longest singles winning streak in the history of the Florida State program…her winning percentage of .759 in doubles play (22-7) during the 2019-20 season is ranked 18th in school history for doubles winning percentage in a single season…is enrolled in a combined B.S./M.S pathway in Sport Management…the pathway allows her to compete 12 graduate credit hours of course work that counts towards both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees…as part of the program she completes a practicum and service hours, which helps her connect with current sport management professionals while gaining work experience.

2021-22 NATIONAL SINGLES RANKINGS

Ranked No. 118 nationally in singles during the week of March 23, 2022.

SPRING 2022

Helped lead Florida State to the Round of 32 in the NCAA Championships playing primarily on court No. 2 in both singles and doubles…totaled 19 wins combined in singles and doubles with a 9-13 record in singles and 9-9 record in doubles play…biggest singles win of the season came against No. 26 Natasha Subhash of Virginia (4-6, 6-2, 1-0)…gained ACC singles wins against Clemson (No. 123 Eleni Louka, 6-0, 3-6, 6-1), Virginia (Subhash), Virginia Tech (Tamara Barad Itshaki, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2) and Louisville (Chelsea Sawyer, 6-4, 1-0, retired)…a 6-3, 6-1 win over Lahari Yelamanchilli of Tulane as the Seminoles defeated the Green Wave…played No. 1 doubles three times with a 1-0 record and two unfinished matches…her win at No. 1 doubles came with Lesedi Jacobs in a win over Florida A&M…played in 17 matches at No. 2 doubles and finished with an 8-9 record…gained ACC victories over Clemson (Eleni Louka and Jenna Thompson), Virginia Tech (Erika Cheng and Chhinda Som), and Boston College (Sophia Edwards and Hailey Wilcox) as well as Notre Dame (Julia Andreach and Yashna Yellai) and North Carolina (Alle Sanford and Carson Tanguilig) in the ACC Championships while playing with Kianah Motosono…helped Florida State win the doubles point in both of its ACC Championship matches against the Fighting Irish and the Tar Heels…a doubles win over No. 62 Florida Gulf Coast (Alba Retortillo and Isabella Colmenares) with Motosono as the Seminoles defeated the Eagles.

FALL 2021

Played singles in two events during the fall season…was 1-1 at the UNF Fall Invite with a win over Mackenzie Clark of Tulane (4-6, 6-4, 7-5)…locked in a tight match with Emma Shelton of Florida before retiring with an injury…finished with a 1-1 record at the ITA Division I Southeast Regional Championships with a first round win over Dana Heimen of Georgia Southern and a second round loss to Carly Briggs of Florida.

SPRING 2021

Helped lead the Seminoles to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Championships…posted 15 wins in singles play and won nine straight singles matches to end the year…FSU posted an 8-1 record during her nine-match win streak…also moved into the No. 1 doubles spot during the second half of the season and won 7 of her last 10 matches pairing with Emmanuelle Salas…finished the season with the third-most wins on the team in singles and the third-most singles wins in duals…posted a perfect 10-0 record on court five in singles…clinched one of FSU’s biggest wins in 2021 versus No. 8 Virginia in a 3-3 match…paired with Petra Hule and Salas to defeat four Top 26 doubles teams…joined with Hule to knock off the nation’s 26th-ranked pair from Florida…Allen and Salas recorded wins over the nation’s 19th-ranked pair (Notre Dame), defeated Miami’s top doubles team twice, once when they were ranked 19th and the next time when they were ranked 24th, and also knocked off the No. 20 pair from Texas A&M in the Sweet 16…Allen and Salas also recorded another ranked win in the NCAA Tournament, beating Auburn’s No. 69 pair.

SPRING 2020

An ITA All-American in doubles play with Petra Hule…Allen and Hule were ranked as the No. 11 doubles duo in the nation when the season was cut short due to the COVID-19 Pandemic…Allen and Hule were 12-4 as doubles partners in the spring of 2020…finished the season with a 14-match unbeaten streak in singles play from January 25 through March 8, 2020…was 13-1 in spring season singles matches with a 4-0 record in ACC play with wins over opponents from Miami, North Carolina, Clemson and Virginia…she won each of her final nine singles matches of the season…in winning her final nine matches of the season, she lost only three sets in a 28-day span…her unbeaten streak in singles included two matches that were not completed at DNF’s…earned victories over No. 39 ranked Alle Sanford of North Carolina (6-1, 5-7, 6-4) and No. 54 Irina Cantos Siemers of Ohio State (6-4, 6-4)…earned a 13-4 dual match doubles record including a 4-0 doubles record in ACC play as she teamed up with Hule to form one of the most formidable doubles partnerships in the ACC in 2020…partnered with Hule (7-0) and Sasha Hill (1-0) to win her final eight doubles matches of the year…finished 4-0 in ACC play with wins over Miami, North Carolina, Clemson and Virginia…defeated No. 4 ranked Sara Daavettila and Alexa Graham of North Carolina by a 6-3 score in a narrow 4-3 loss to the Tar Heels who were ranked No. 1 nation.

FALL 2019

Teamed with Emmanuelle Salas to earn an 8-4 doubles record in tournament play…Allen and Salas were ranked No 38 in the ITA doubles rankings at the conclusion of the fall season…won a season-high five consecutive matches from September 21 through October 10 with wins over Tennessee, Missouri, Princeton, Louisiana State and Wake Forest…earned victories over No. 24 ranked Tenika McGiffin and Kaitlin Staines of Tennessee and No 23 ranked Mary Caroline Meredith and Eliza Omirou of Wake Forest…Allen and Salas advanced to the semifinals of doubles play in the ITA Southeast Regional Championship in Tallahassee.

BEFORE FLORIDA STATE

Graduated from Chesterfield College High School in 2019…reached the round of 16 at the Australian Junior Open Championship in 2019..played for Great Britain at the 12U European Summer Cup (2013) and the 14U and 16U Winter Cup (2015 and 2017)… also played for Great Britain in the Maureen Connolly Cup against the United States in 2018… played for England in the Four Nations Tournament (2017) and won the 18U group and overall tournament. In 2015 and 2016 Allen was the doubles national champion in her country, in 2015 she was also a singles finalist…was a doubles quarterfinalist at Junior Wimbledon in 2018 and earned a top-100 junior ITF ranking this past year…also played in the Junior Wimbledon prequalifying draw 2019.

PERSONAL

Born February 26, 2001…Vic is the daughter of Anne and John Allen…her parents are both animal nutritionists…has two sisters, Sarah and Kate…also participated in equestrian as a junior…would like to be a professional tennis player when she completes her Florida State career…major is Sport Management.