Allen shares GNAC Male Athlete of the Year honor

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJune 6, 2013 

Western Washington men's basketball player John Allen and Micah Chelimo of the University of Alaska Anchorage have been voted the 2012-13 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Male Co-Athletes of the Year.

The selections are made by the conference's athletic directors.

Each athlete received five first-place votes and a total of 22 ballot points.

Allen led the Vikings to a 31-3 record last winter and into the semifinal round of the NCAA Division II Elite Eight.

Allen, who was named to three All-American teams, averaged 17.1 points and 4.1 assists in earning GNAC Player of the Year honors.

He finished his three-year career with the Vikings scoring 1,480 points. He also had 348 career assists, 157 career steals and a school-record 89.4 career free throw percentage.

His point total ranks 17th in GNAC history and his free throw percentage is the third best in conference history.

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