The state-of-the-art facility was funded entirely with private gifts
Freshman records best-career finish with a 218 (+5)
Sophomore Kamrin Allen shot a 76 (+5) on Saturday
Cowboys finish the round in fifth place
Tournament will begin Friday in Tucson, Ariz.
2014-15 (Junior): Allen was once again a top golfer for the Pokes during his junior season, as he led the team in scoring three times. He played in all but one tournament due to an illness when he missed the Wyoming Cowboy Desert Intercollegiate at the start of the spring season. His stroke average led the team with 74.1 through 32 rounds. Allen’s performance at the Mountain West Championship proved to be his lowest tournament score of the season after firing a 216 (E). He tied as the top finisher for UW at the MW Championship with fellow teammate Glenn Workman, as both finished tied for 19th. He recorded five top-25 finishes this season, which puts his total at 11 for his career.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Allen was one of the top golfers for the Cowboys throughout the year. He played in every event and led the Pokes three times in his second season. Allen recorded four sub-par rounds with his career-best at the Battle in the Tetons when he fired a 66 (-6). He also recorded his first collegiate victory at the Battle in the Tetons after carding a 210 (-6). Allen saved his best round of the spring for the Mountain West Championship. During the opening round in Tucson, Allen fired a 69 (-2). He finished the tournament tied for 22nd. Allen ended the year with the second best stroke average for the Cowboys with 74.3, playing in 30 total rounds.
2012-13 (Freshman): In his first season as a Cowboy, Allen proved himself as one of the team leaders tying for the team high with four top-25 finishes and carrying the third-best stroke average. He recorded his four top-25 finishes during the fall season before a hand injury slowed him during the spring season. During the fall season he had a near-par stroke average averaging 72.6 strokes per round which was No. 16 in the Mountain West. The injury in the spring raised his scoring average to 75.20 for the season which was still good enough for third best on the team. During the fall, he recorded two top-10 finishes and two other top-25 finishes. He finished tied for third with teammate Eric Parish with a 214 (-2). During that event he fired his first two under-par rounds of his career, including a two-under 70 in his first collegiate round. At the Battle in the Tetons, Allen helped the Cowboys to their first team tournament title since 2000 winning in dominating fashion by 36 strokes. Their team score of 847 (-17) was the best team tournament score in school history. Allen's next top-25 finish came at the Ram Masters Invitational when he tied for 24th place with a three-round score of 220 (+10). At the Mark Simpson-Colorado Invitational, Allen continued his hot play recording his third top-25 finish of the fall. He began play at that tournament with a six-over 78, but followed that with two rounds under par firing a 69 (-3) and 67 (-5) in the second and third rounds, respectively. He finished the tournament tied for 20th place with a final tally of 214 (-2). In the final tournament of the fall, the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate in Albuquerque, Allen recorded his second top-10 finish tying for 10th of the 84-man field. At that event, he fired rounds of 76 (+4), 71 (-1) and 72 (E) to finish with a final score of 219 (+3). Allen struggled during the spring season due to a hand injury playing in five of six tournaments but never reaching the level he did during the fall season. On the season he shot five rounds under par, including one other round of par giving him a total of six of par or better on the season.
High School: Allen joined the Cowboy golf program as one of the most decorated players in Wyoming high school golf history. He was a two-time individual Wyoming State Champion in 2010-11. At the 2011 state championship he shot the lowest combined score (-10) in Wyoming State Championship history. For his championship performances he earned first-team all-state honors. He was a two-time Wyoming junior champion. He has also earned Wyoming Junior Player of the Year honors three times. Allen was a three-time member of the Wyoming Boys Junior America's Cup team and competed at the US Junior Boys Amateur National Championship. He also earned a spot in the US Amateur Public Links Championship. During the summer of 2012 Allen won the Wyoming State Match Play event with four-consecutive victories.
Personal: Allen was born May, 29, 1994, in Sheridan, Wyo. He is the son of Bob and Kelley and has a younger sister, Kayla. Allen plans to major in business administration at UW.