23 - Christian Allen
Christian Allen
Birth Date: 03/28/1991
Height: 6-1
Weight: 220
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Covina, Calif.
High School: Charter Oak HS
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R
EXP: 1V

2011

In his second season with the Matadors, Chris Allen made 23 starts in 33 games ... finished his sophomore campaign with 14 hits in 74 at-bats for a .189 average ... recorded three doubles, a triple, two home runs and 12 RBI for Northridge ... made his first start of the season and hit a two-run homerun in a win against Valparaiso (2/26) ... pinch ran and scored a run in a 3-2 victory over San Francisco at the YMBL Cardinal Classic (3/5) ... hit his second homerun of the season, a two-run shot, and added 3 RBI in a home win over San Diego State (3/8) ... went 2-for-4 in a loss to Lafayette (3/11) ... hit his first triple of the season and drove in two in a win against Sacramento State (3/18 Gm. 2) ... went 3-for-5 with a double, three RBI and a run scored against Pacific (4/23), setting career highs in at-bats and hits and tying his career best in RBI.

2010

In his first season at Cal State Northridge, Chris Allen played in 26 games, starting on six occasions ... finished his inaugural season with 33 at-bats, scored six times including the game-winning run in CSUN's 3-2 extra-inning contest vs. Long Beach State on May 21st, drove in three runs on the season and hit a double ... was named this year's recipient of the Lyman Bostock Memorial Scholarship ... drove in two RBIs vs. Bethune-Cookman (2/19) ... stole his first base as a Matador vs. Connecticut (3/5) ... drove in his third RBI of the season vs. Connecticut (3/6) ... was hit by a pitch and scored against Sacramento State (3/27) ... finished with one hit in his only at-bat and scored a run at Pepperdine (4/6, Gm. 2) ... went 1-for-2 with a double vs. Cal State Bakersfield (4/11) ... scored a run against San Diego State (4/13) ... scored a run and drew a walk vs. SDSU (4/13) ... was hit by a pitch vs. UC Davis (5/1) ... led off the 11th inning with a single and scored the game-winning run vs. Long Beach State (5/21).

CHARTER OAK HIGH SCHOOL

Allen earned three letters playing at first base and outfield for Head Coach Tom Quinley at Charter Oak Christian High School. In his senior season, he won the league batting title while leading the Chargers to a Miramonte League Championship. Allen helped Charter Oak to league titles in each of his three years playing on the baseball team. Allen was named to the All-League First Team twice and to the Second Team once. Allen also played for the Charger football team, helping the school win a CIF Championship.

PERSONAL

Born on March 28, 1991 in Compton, Calif. ... parents are Sheryl and Mark Allen ... has two sisters, Shanice and Sherice Fry ... favorites include the Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia first baseman Ryan Howard, actors Will Smith and Megan Good, the film "The Sandlot" and solo artist Lil Wayne ... chose CSUN because of the baseball program and the education ... lists winning the CIF Championship in football as his greatest sports moment ... likes to workout and listen to music when he has time to relax ... lists Willie Mays as the most famous person he has ever met ... names his parents as his greatest heroes ... majoring in Kinesiology.

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