Ranked Foes Square Off On Grove Bowl Weekend In Oxford
2012: Started all 56 games played at catcher ... Missed six games due to injury from March 3 through March 11 ... Hit .302 with 11 doubles, two triples and a home run ... Tallied 24 RBI and 21 runs scored ... Posted 16 multiple-hit games and seven multiple-RBI games on the year ... Put together a season-long 12-game hit streak from March 14 through April 1 ... Posted one of his best offensive performances over No. 22 Louisville (3/14) as he went 4-for-4 with a run scored, three RBI, a double, a triple and a walk to kick-off the hit streak ... The three RBI against the Cardinals was a season-high ... Also posted 3-for-5 outings on two occasions against UNC-Wilmington (2/26) and at Alabama (3/23) ... Hit his home run against No. 1 Florida (3/31) ... Threw out 14 base runners on steal attempts ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started all four games of the College Station regional hosted by Texas A&M ...
2011: Played in 36 games, making the start in 28 of them ... Made 25 starts at first base, two starts at designated hitter and one start at catcher ... Hit .227 for the year with three doubles, a triple and four home runs ... Tallied 10 RBI and scored 12 runs ... Posted five multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI games ... Made his first career start at Houston (2/26), drawing the start at first base ... Hit his first home run in that start and went 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI ... Turned in a season-long hit streak of four games (May 12 - 17) as he hit safely in all three games of the Mississippi State series and against Southeast Missouri State ... Came up with one of his best hitting performances against Mississippi State (5/14) in game two of the series, going 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and a run scored ... Hit two of his home runs against the Bulldogs that weekend ... Also tallied his season-high two RBI in games two and three vs. Mississippi State ... Made his first start (and only appearance at catcher) against Arkansas State (5/4) ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach David Banes at Buchholz High School in Gainesville, Florida ... Hit .465 with 28 home runs and 103 RBI while scoring 99 runs ... Also tallied 29 doubles and fielded at a .980 clip as he played catcher and first base ... Two-time first team Class 6A All-State selection (2009, 2010) ... Named third team All-State for Class 6A in 2008 ... Named Best Offensive player of his team in 2008 and 2009 ... Named team MVP in 2010 ... Named Gainesville Sun Player of the Year in 2010 ... Also named Scholar Athlete of the Year by TV 20 ... Third team All-America selection by Perfect Game in 2009 ... Also selected for All-America honors by MaxPreps in 2009 ... Named the national Player of the Week by ESPN in March of 2008 ... Named MVP of the North team in the Florida Athletic Coaches Associtation All-Star team in 2010 ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Bill and Ginny Allen ... Born: March 25, 1992 ... Has one sister, Amanda ... Played summer ball with Dulin's Dodgers, hit .490 with eight home runs and 11 doubles in 29 games ... Drafted in the 37th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates ... Father, Bill, played football at the University of Florida ... Competed for the 16U USA Baseball National Team in 2008 ... Selected to compete in the East Coast Pro Showcase and the Tournament of Stars in 2009.
No. 6 Ole Miss (37-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. No. 3 Arkansas (35-19, 18-11 SEC)May 22 | 9:30 a.m. | Hoover, Ala. | Comcast Sports Southeast/ESPN3UM So. RHP Sam Smith (3-0, 3.28 ERA) vs. UA Jr. RHP Barrett Astin (4-4, 2.02... read more
WHAT HAPPENED VS. KENTUCKY: On four days' rest, junior right-hander Mike Mayers pitched a gem, giving up one run (unearned) on six hits with two walks and seven strikeouts in 6.1 innings of work, as No. 6 seed Ole Miss... read more
Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. UK SR LHP Jerad Grundy (6-5, 4.75 ERA)1. LF Tanner Mathis (0-for-7, 3 BB)2, SS Austin Anderson (2-for-6)3. C Stuart Turner (2-for-3, HR, 2 BB)4. 3B Andrew Mistone (5-for-9, 3 2B, 3B)5. CF Auston... read more
No. 6 Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. No. 11 Kentucky (30-24, 11-19 SEC) May 21 | 9:30 a.m. | Hoover, Ala. | Fox Sports Net/ESPN3 UM Jr. RHP Mike Mayers (4-5, 3.21 ERA) vs. UK Sr. LHP Jerad Grundy... read more
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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Colton Walls, a sophomore linebacker who started his career at Clemson, is among the non-scholarship players to join the Ole Miss football team this spring. Rebel fans will be quite... read more