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2014 Baseball Roster

Jared Allen

Class: Jr.-TR
Position: OF
Height: 6-1
Weight: 220 pounds
Previous School: Walters State CC
Hometown: Delano, Tenn.

2014 (Junior): First Team All-Conference USA … Hit .257 in all 58 games started … Led Conference USA with 10 home runs, ranking 44th nationally … Ranked fifth with 103 total bases … Finished year with 56 hits, 11, doubles, tied for the team-lead three triples and 33 RBIs … Ranked second on the team with a .472 slugging percentage … Drew 19 walks and stolen a second-best eight bases … Fourth on the team with 13 multiple hit games … Had a hitting streak of five games … Reached bases for a career-long seven games … Drove in multiple runs on eight occasions … Collected five RBIs against Kent State (Feb. 28) … Walked twice versus UAB (March 8) … … Belted three triples, including against Vanderbilt (April 15) … Hammered two homers and totaled nine bases in the win over East Carolina on April 18 … Notched two doubles in the win over Old Dominion on April 26 ... Had five putouts versus ODU (April 27) … Tallied a career-best four hits and three runs at FIU (May 10) ... Has started in 58 consecutive games.
Summer: Playing for the High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms of the Coastal Plain League.

Walters State: Finished his sophomore campaign hitting .407 with 52 runs scored and 55 RBIs in 54 appearances ... Helped the Senators to an appearance to the Junior College World Series ... Tied a 29-year old World Series record with a 6-for-6 performance against Spartanburg ... Ranked eighth nationally in JUCO with 11 home runs and 15th with a .721 slugging percentage ... Was named a Coastal Plain League All-Star for his performance with the Thomasville Hi-Toms.

Polk County: Originally signed with Tennessee before transferring to Walters State ... Graduated from Polk County High School in Benton, Tenn., where he was coached by Bill Triplett ... Was named to the 2011 MaxPreps All-American 1st team, the Chattanooga Times Free Press 2011 All-Area Player of the Year, 2011 Southeast Region Honorable Mention Team, All-State Baseball team (2008, 2009, 2010), Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps Baseball team (2008, 2009, 2010), District 5-AA Player of the Year (2009, 2010) .... Helped lead the Wildcats to a 24-13 record in the 2011 season, hitting .514 with 62 RBIs and 14 home runs.

Personal: Born Nov. 7, 1992 in Chattanooga ... Son of Mark and Teresa Allen ... Majoring in environmental science ... Previously played with Brandon Zajac at Tennessee.