Wrestling, Soccer, Tennis
Grad Year: 1996
Year Inducted: 2002
Brian Allen is one of the finest wrestlers in Rhode Island College history. He was a two-time NCAA All-American, earning honors in 1989 at 126 pounds and in 1991 at 134 pounds. He owns a collegiate career record of 141-33 with 45 wins by fall. After college, Allen continued to wrestle and owns a lifetime record of 376-49. He was a four-time New England Champion, winning at 126 pounds in 1988, ’89 and ’90, and at 134 pounds in 1991. Allen has 14 individual titles to his credit.
Allen is one of only five former RIC wrestlers who were a part of New England College Conference Wrestling Association (NECCWA) Championship teams in each of their four years at RIC. He is one of three RIC wrestlers, along with Scott Martin ’89 and Scott Carlsten ’94, who were inducted into the inaugural NECCWA Hall of Fame in 2002.
After his college career was over, Allen went on to coach wrestling at Burrillville High School (1992-97) and was Tim Clouse’s Assistant Coach at RIC in 1997-98. A 1996 graduate, Allen also played four seasons of soccer (1988-91) and three seasons of tennis (1988-90) at RIC.