Buena Park, Calif.
Made the switch to the infield as a senior ... Played mostly at designated player as a junior ... Saw limited action at pitcher as a sophomore after returning from off-season surgery ... Saw majority of pitching action during her freshman season.
Made the switch to the infield prior to the season ... played in 38 games while starting 20 ... recorded 18 starts at first base and two at the designated player position ... ended the year with 15 hits including three doubles and one home run ... exploded in just her fourth game of the year with five RBI and three hits including a home run and a double against Kent State ... also had three hits in the first game against Kent State ... recorded two hits and drove in one run against Iowa ... pinch hit against Central Arkansas and responded with a two-run double.
Had seven at-bats during the year ... Drew one walk and was hit by a pitch once ... Started three games at designated player ... Threw 23.2 innings on the year with a 2.07 earned run average and 2-1 record ... Struck out 19 and allowed 10 walks ... Gave up 24 hits and allowed seven earned runs ... Had a 1.50 ERA in non-conference games, picking up a 2-1 record and all but one-third of total innings pitched ... Recorded first career hit and RBI on May 5 against North Texas ... Posted a team-best 1.62 ERA at the Cathedral City Classic ... Went 1-0 at the Troy Cox Classic with a win over Louisiana-Monroe ... Walked in first career plate appearance on Feb. 10 vs. Cal State Bakersfield.
Pitched 20.0 innings, allowing three earned runs for a 1.05 earned run average ... Went 2-1 on the year, making seven appearances and four starts ... Threw two complete games, one shutout and one combined shutout ... Allowed 19 hits and 14 walks ... Recorded 12 strikeouts ... Held opponents to a .257 batting average ... Pitched 6.1 innings during Big 12 play ... Had a 1.11 earned run average with one earned run allowed ... Allowed five hits and five walks with six strikeouts ... Got a win over UNI at the Oklahoma Spring Festival ... Allowed one earned run and two walks in 5.0 innings pitched ... Went 1-1 at the Judi Garman Classic with a win over Utah and a loss to San Jose State ... Had a 0.81 earned run average.
Made 32 appearances and 16 starts ... Went 14-4 with a 2.80 earned run average ... Pitched 122.1 innings, striking out 103 batters ... Issued a team-low 37 walks ... Went 4-1 in Big 12 play with a 2.28 ERA ... Pitched three innings against Missouri in the Big 12 Championship title game ... Gave up one earned run to the Tigers ... Started at North Texas, working 3.2 innings ... Went three innings to get her first save of the season against Texas A&M with four strikeouts ... Pitched four innings in the second game against Kansas, allowing no runs or hits and striking out six ... Earned two wins against Nebraska ... Threw a one-hitter against Iowa State and was one HBP shy of a perfect game ... Struck out a season-high nine batters against DePaul ... One shutout on the season against Iowa State ... First loss of the season was to then-top-ranked Alabama ... Tallied wins over Cal Poly, Florida State, DePaul and Louisiana-Lafayette.
Played at John F. Kennedy HS in La Palma, Calif., for head coach Jami Shannon ... Lettered all four years ... 2008 all-county first-team selection ... Named 2008 Empire League Most Valuable Pitcher ... Empire League second team in 2006 and 2007... Led team to Empire League Championship all four years of school ... CIF Southern Section runner-up in 2007, semifinalist in 2008 and quarterfinalist in 2005 ... Played for the Worth Firecrackers 18 Gold in Huntington Beach, Calif. ... Played for head coach Tony Rico ... Team won national championship in 2007 ... Finished as national runner-up in 2006.
Born Alexandra Allen in Anaheim, Calif. ... Daughter of Cyndee and Steve Allen ... Has two sisters, Amanda and Emily ... Majoring in multidisciplinary studies.