15 Jimmy Allen
15 Jimmy Allen
Birth Date: 1-4-92
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Vista, CA
High School: Rancho Buena Vista HS
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: 2V

After playing primarily in the outfield as a true freshman, moved to third base for his sophomore campaign and will start at third base this spring as well as a junior.

2012: Earned first-team All-Big West honors after hitting .345 (ninth in the Big West) with 27 extra-base hits … team- and Big West-leading 20 doubles and four triples to go along with three home runs … second on the team and Big West with 44 RBI … stole nine of 13 bases … six errors in 137 chances at third base for .956 fielding percentage … broke out of 5-for-23 slump with five straight multiple-hit games and a seven-game hitting streak, going 13-for-30 (.433), before the streak was snapped by Fresno State on April 17 ... also produced a season-ending nine-game hitting streak and another seven-game streak ... started all 56 games at third base ... two-run home run against Loyola Marymount on Feb. 24, solo shot against Cal State Northridge on April 14 and walk-off solo blast in 10th inning against Pepperdine on May 1 … four doubles and a triple in UC Riverside series … 7-for-13 with six RBI in Pacific series ... two-run single in eighth inning capped Mustang rally from 7-1 deficit vs. UCSB on May 20 ... six three-hit games and 21 two-hit contests … 10 multiple-RBI games … 5-for-7 with bases loaded … hit .388 in Big West games and .400 on the road … earned John Orton Golden Glove Award … played summer ball for Eau Claire Express in Northwoods League, hitting .250 (47-for-188) with 15 doubles, one triple, two home runs and 28 RBI … 11th in the Northwoods League in doubles.

2011: Started 38 games, mostly in left field … also played three games at third base and three others at first base … hit .261 with 11 doubles, one triple (UC Davis) and one home run (Pacific), driving in 15 runs … third on the team with 10 sacrifice bunts … 11 multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI contests … first two college hits were doubles against Loyola Marymount on March 12, driving in four runs … went 3-for-3 with four runs scored and a solo home run May 22 at Pacific … went 7-for-11 with three doubles and a home run in Pacific series … five-game hitting streak snapped by Stanford … lifted average 57 points in last nine games of season with multiple hits in five straight games, going 11-for-18 (.611) with three doubles, a triple and a home run in his five-game hitting streak ... reached base 40.7 percent of the time as a leadoff hitter ... earned team's Scott Kidd Rookie of the Year Award … played summer ball for West Coast Collegiate Baseball League champion Corvallis Knights … hit.239 in regular season with eight doubles, two triples, one home run, 20 RBI and eight stolen bases … went 2-for-7 in two-game championship series with a home run and four runs scored … honorable mention All-WCCBL.

High School: A two-year varsity letter winner in baseball under head coach Leo Fletes at Rancho Buena Vista High School in San Diego County ... as a senior hit .339 with six doubles, two triples, four home runs and drove in 25 runs while scoring 25 times ... struck out just 10 times in 120 plate appearances ... earned honorable mention All-Palomar League honors and was a member of the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team ... led Vista to a 20-12 record, third-place finish in Palomar League with 9-6 mark and into the third round of the CIF-San Diego Section Division I playoffs ... earned team's captain award and was named the team's offensive player of the year ... drafted in the 39th round by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in June 2010 ... hit .387 as a junior with five home runs and 28 RBI, leading the Longhorns to a 24-11 record and runner-up finish in the CIF-San Diego Section Division I playoffs ... played two seasons on the Angels Elite Scout Team ... recruited by Arizona State, Oregon State, Pepperdine, USC, Cal State Fullerton, Loyola Marymount and San Diego State, but chose Cal Poly because of its "great baseball and academic programs and I love the San Luis Obispo area"  ... a California Scholastic Federation life member and participated in Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... pitched summer ball for San Luis Obispo Rattlers, hitting .307 with three doubles, a triple, 13 RBI and four stolen bases ... went 13-for-28 (.464) in final six games of summer season, driving in seven runs, to lift average 51 points.

Personal: Son of Jim and Anne Allen ... mom is a Cal Poly graduate ... two sisters, Courtney LeDuc and April Allen ... Courtney competed in track and field at Cal Poly while brother-in-law Dennis LeDuc played baseball at Cal Poly … member of Athletes in Action ... lists ping pong and poker as hobbies ... born January 4, 1992, in Vista, Calif. ... majors in kinesiology.