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Louise Allen

Trinity University

2024 Inductee

As a standout on the Trinity University women’s tennis team, Louise Allen was a four-time All-American and the 1983 NCAA Division I Women’s Doubles champion as a junior at Trinity. That same year, Allen captured the 1983 Pan American Games Women’s Doubles title and was the recipient of the Broderick Award, now known as the Honda Sports Award. This award is given annually to the nation’s best collegiate women’s tennis player. By the time of graduation, Allen had compiled a singles record of 115-11 and had never lost a match at home in singles or doubles.

Following her time at Trinity, Allen took her talents to the professional tour, reaching a career high world ranking of No. 62 while competing in a combined 27 grand slam events. In 1992, Allen was nominated for the WTA Comeback Player of the Year following her battle back from several injuries. Allen is a member of the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame and Trinity Athletics Hall of Fame. Today, Allen is the Chief Product Officer of Planview, a software company based in Austin, Texas.

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