Allen Named WAC, LSWA Special Teams POW

Oct. 29, 2012

RUSTON - Louisiana Tech senior Ryan Allen was named the Western Athletic Conference and Louisiana Sports Writers Association Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance in the Bulldogs 28-14 win over New Mexico State on Saturday.

Allen, a senior from Salem, Ore. (Oregon State), punted five times for a 52.4-yard average in Louisiana Tech's 28-14 win at New Mexico State. He had two punts downed inside the 20-yard line and also broke a school-record with an 85-yard punt in the first quarter. That punt is the longest by any player in the nation this year. Allen, the reigning Ray Guy Award winner, now leads the nation in punting with a 48.0-yard average.

In addition to the league and state awards, Allen was named an honorable mention performer of the week by the College Football Performance Awards.

 

 

#WeAreLATech

  • Official
    LA Tech Store

Happening Now

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

Learfield sponsor logo

Louisiana Tech Mission Statement header

Louisiana Tech University Athletics Mission is to embody excellence in everything we do.

Develop student-athletes to maximize their potential in mind, body and spirit.

Bring pride, admiration and loyalty to the University family, community and state.

Win with integrity.

Louisiana Tech University header

Tier 1 National University
#1 In Nation
Least average amount of student debt at graduation - Public National Universities
#1 In Louisiana
  • Highest average mid-career salaries for graduates
  • Providing graduates with highest % ROI on their college education
  • Low-cost colleges with highest starting salaries for graduates.
  • Ticketmaster logo

    : @LATechTickets
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F
    Phone: (318) 257-3631
    Fax: (318) 257-4437
    Email: techtickets@latech.edu
    Mailing Address: PO Box 3046, Ruston, LA 71272
    Shipping Address: 1650 West Alabama, Ruston, LA 71270
    Location: Thomas Assembly Center Concourse Level Room 205