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Isaiah Davis-Allen

School

Maryland

Position
Midfield
Major
Geographical Science

Classroom

Isaiah Davis-Allen is a geographical science major with a minor in geographic information science and was named a scholar-athlete in the fall and spring of 2015. He is a representative for all Maryland male student-athletes on the Faculty Athletic Council and the men’s lacrosse representative for Maryland’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee as well as the men’s lacrosse team’s student-athlete liaison for Team IMPACT.

Character

Davis-Allen is the consummate student-athlete in every sense of the word: hard working, passionate, fearless, selfless and courageous. A two-time captain for one of the nation’s preeminent lacrosse programs, Davis-Allen is one of the most well-respected student-athletes at the University of Maryland. He has actively sought ways to help in the community throughout his time in College Park, setting the tone for what it means to be a Maryland lacrosse player.

Community

Davis-Allen has been actively involved in the community in a number of areas since coming to Maryland. He is the team’s student-athlete liaison for Team IMPACT, welcoming honorary teammate, Fionn, a 6-year-old with cancer. In addition to at lacrosse events, Davis-Allen regularly connects with Fionn outside of lacrosse.

Davis-Allen also volunteers in the offseason for PG Pride Lacrosse Club, which is a local team just minutes away from campus largely made up of African-Americans. An African-American himself, Davis-Allen takes special pride in being able to have the opportunity to share the game with children like him right down the street. Other community service activities include reading to children at local schools, volunteering at Johns Hopkins Hospital, volunteering for school-aged child care and coaching for Blackwolf Lacrosse Club and SYC Lacrosse Club.

Competition

Davis-Allen is a 2017 preseason first-team All-American and a 2017 preseason first-team All-Big Ten selection. He also was a 2016 USILA first-team All-America at SSDM and is the only SSDM in the nation to earn a spot on the first team. He is a 2016 first-team All-Big Ten selection and also was selected to the 2016 NCAA All-Tournament Team. Davis-Allen is a two-time captain for the preseason No. 2 team in the nation. He has helped lead the Terps to three NCAA Semifinals and two championship game appearances. The Terps are 45-11 in his three seasons, and he was appeared in 54 of those 56 games. Maryland’s 32 wins in the last two years are the most in the nation.