Former Polk player awarded
MTSU’s Jared Allen has been named to the First Team All-Conference Baseball Team for Conference USA for 2014.
MTSU’s Jared Allen has been named to the First Team All-Conference Baseball Team for Conference USA for 2014. Allen led the Blue Raiders in three offensive categories; home runs (10), hit-by-pitch (3), and tied for first in triples (3). He was also second in 5 categories; doubles (11), slugging percentage (.472), stolen bases (8), total bases (103), and tied in runs scored (37).
The Blue Raiders finished fourth in the conference with a 17-13 conference record and were 31-27 overall.
Allen is in his first season with MTSU after his sophomore season at Walters State. The WS Senators competed in the 2013 JUCO World Series where Allen tied a 29 year old record with a 6-6 performance against Spartanburg. He also ranked 8th nationally among JUCO players with 11 home runs for the season and was 15th nationally with a .721 slugging percentage.
During his tenure at Polk he was named to the 2011 MaxPreps All American First Team, was the Chattanooga TFP 2011 All-Area Player of the Year, and was All State for 2008, 2009, and 2010. He helped lead the 2011 Wildcats under Coach Bill Triplett to a 24-13 record, compiling a .514 batting average with 14 home runs and 62 RBIs.
Jared is the son of Mark and Teresa Allen and the brother of Matt Allen.
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