Allison Scranton
Allison Scranton
Height: 6-1
Year: So.
Hometown: Petaluma, CA
High School: Petaluma HS
Previous College: Utah State
Events: Throws
Experience: TR

Utah State -- Had the No. 8 discus mark in school history — 161 feet, 9.5 inches — at the 2016 Mountain West Conference Championships (taking seventh place) ... other PRs with the Aggies were 43’ 3.75” in the shot put (fifth at the 2016 Mark Faldmo Invitational) and 145’ 4.25” for the hammer throw (10th at the BYU Clarence Robison Invitational).

Prep -- Representing Petaluma High School, took fourth place in the discus at the 2015 CIF State Championships, with a PR of 149 feet, 4 inches (after winning the North Coast Section Redwood Empire title) ... was sixth at the state championship meet as a junior, at 141’ 3” ... her shot put PR was 39’ 10.5” as a sophomore ... also played basketball for the Trojans (starting every year and setting the school record for career rebounding) ... additionally, participated in Choir and Leadership (serving as class treasurer for three years).

Personal -- Born on June 15, 1997 ... her brother Ted is also a Mustang track & field athlete, entering his senior season with the No. 6 decathlon score in program history (7,038 points) ... parents (Ron and Tamie) each also attended Cal Poly; her dad played football for the Mustangs ... additionally, uncle Doug Hancock also competed in track at Cal Poly, while another uncle, Lee Hancock, starred in baseball before going on to pitch for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1995 and 1996 ... majors in child development and aspires to be an elementary school teacher.