|31 John Allen|
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Kerr-Vance Academy: Eight-time letterwinner (baseball/4, cross country/2, soccer/2) ... High school teammate of fellow Pirate incoming freshman Tyler Bolton ... Named first-team all-state as a senior ... 2011 Atlantic Regional Honorable Mention by Perfect Game ... Led the Spartans to a runner-up finish in the State Championships ... Helped the Spartans to a three-year record of 67-19 including the 2010 2A EPIC state title under coach Dave Cline ... Posted a 2.71 ERA as a freshman ... Named EPIC Co-Player-of-the-Year, EPIC All-Tournament and all-state honors as a sophomore after boasting an impressive 0.73 ERA on the hill ... As a junior sported a 1.13 ERA ... Took home EPIC All-Conference honors and was named team Most Valuable Player ... Played travel baseball for Ricky Keith of the Carolina Cubs where he posted a 4-1 record with a 1.30 ERA ... Participated in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 PG WWBA 2011 Grads National Championships in Marietta, Ga. ... Personal: Full name is John Thomas Allen ... Born October 5, 1992 ... Son of Ray and Vickie Allen ... Has one sibling (Elaine) ... Intended major is accounting.