|4 Hunter Allen|
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Team Co-Captain along with fellow classmate Reid Love ... Return starter at shortstop heading into senior season ... Solid defender with strong arm ... Has a knack for moving runners around the bases ... Enters season having reached base in 13-straight games ... 2014: Started 37 of 46 games played (all at shortstop) ... Moved into the starting role full-time on Mar. 14 against Tulane ... Ranked third on the team with a .308 average (36-for-117) ... Led club with 14 sacrifice bunts (second in C-USA) ... Drove in 11 runs with a career-high two RBI at FAU (Apr. 25) ... Collected a pair of game-winning RBI (UNC, Southern Miss) ... Against Tar Heels, laced an RBI single in the eighth inning at home for a 3-2 victory ... In the C-USA Championship opening game, drew a bases loaded walk in the 11th frame against Southern Miss scoring Eric Tyler for a 9-8 win a?b Recorded nine multi-hit games with a career-best three base knocks against Tulane in the series opener ... Scored at least one run 15 times with a career-best three against the Green Wave in a 13-3 eight inning win in the series finale During season-long 11-game hit streak (May 2-21) batted .405 (15-for-37) with three RBI and five runs scored ... Swiped lone base (1-for-2 on season) on May 3 against FIU ... Drew eight walks while striking out just nine times on the season ... Recorded four or more assists 13 times with a season-high six against UMBC and FIU ... Lone extra base hit was against Tulane in game one of a doubleheader ... Had a pair of walks against Southern Miss in the C-USA Championship opening contest ... Committed seven errors in 184 chances for a .962 fielding percentage ... Turned 21 double plays, recorded 63 putouts and had 114 assists at short ... Pirates posted a 22-15 mark in games he started ... Primarily hit in the nine-hole of the lineup (33 games) where ECU went 22-11 on the year ... In league games, batted a team second-best .347 (25-for-72) with five RBI and 11 runs scored ... Collected three hits (3-for-9) i post-season play with an RBI and a pair of runs ... Ranked among the team leaders in average (third) and on-base percentage (4th/.362).
Brunswick Community College (2012-13): Played two seasons for the Dolphins under his father and head coach Robbie Allen ... Two-year starter that played in 88 games batting .359 (116-for-323) with 10 doubles, 51 RBI and 69 runs scored ... Tallied 33 multi-hit and 11 multi-RBI games ... As a sophomore earned Second-Team All-America honors, first-team all-conference and named first-team all-defense ... Batted .371 (62- for-167) with seven doubles, 35 RBI and scored 26 runs ... Drew 14 walks and struck out seven times in 167 at-bats ... Ranked 48th nationally in hits ... Recorded 17 multi-hit games with a pair of four-hit contests (career-high) twice against Whiteville (Mar. 10) and Louisburg (Mar. 20) ... Drove in two or more runs seven times tying his career-high with three against Whiteville (Mar. 10), Herkimer County (Mar. 21) and Surry (Mar. 23) ... Recorded 77 putouts while turning 15 double plays ... During freshman season helped the Dolphins to its fourth-straight 30-win season and a spot in the Region X DII Championship Game against Catawba Valley Community College ... Named team captain where he batted .346 (54-for-156) with three doubles, 16 RBI and 33 runs scored ... Drew 16 walks while striking out six times in 174 plate appearances ... Recorded a career-best three hits on four occasions and tallied 17 multi-hit games ... Drove in a career-best three runs against Wilkes Community College (Feb. 25) in a 13-0 victory ... Posted four multi-RBI games ... Appeared in 42 games at shortstop recording 152 putouts, while turning 15 double plays ... Was a perfect 2-for-2 on the base paths ... Batted .429 (21-for-49) in non-league games.
West Brunswick High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Mike Alderson ... Two-time all-conference selection (junior, senior) ... Named team captain his senior year where he batted .393 (33-for-84) with a home run, four doubles, 18 RBI and 22 runs scored ... Recorded 12 multi-hit and four multi-RBI games... Scored at least one run in 14 of 21 games ... Started the year with a season-high eight game hitting streak batting .500 (17-for-34) with a home run, nine RBI and six multi-hit contests ... Lone home run came against Laney HS ... Struck out just twice in 91 plate appearances ... Swiped 10 of 11 bases with a season- best three against West Bladen ... Scored a season-high three runs on three occasions ... As a junior earned N.C. All-State honors after batting a team-best .433 ... Wendy's Heisman nominee as a senior ... Played Travel Ball for Rickey Keith and the Carolina Cubs ... Also played for Dean Sasser and American Legion Post 137.
Personal: Full name is Hunter Alexander Allen ... Born Nov. 14, 1992 ... Son of Jeanna and Robbie Allen ... Has two siblings (Kadi and Trey) ... Majoring in recreation and park management ... Father was a three-year letterwinner at Clemson University (1978-80), who advanced to the 1980 College World Series ... Drafted twice by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1980 (fourth round in January; first round in June a?" ninth overall) ... Played eight seasons professionally reaching Triple A three times.