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John Allman

Position OF
Height 6'2''
Weight 220 lbs.
Class Redshirt Senior
Hometown Fenton, Mo.
High School Rockwood-Summit

Career Honors & Records

  • 2006 All-Big 12 Second Team
  • 2007 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention

2007 (RS Junior): Named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention … Started 57 games in left field … Hit .333 with 16 doubles and 44 RBIs in 198 at-bats … His 44 RBIs were tied for first on the team with shortstop Erik Morrison … Led the team with 14 multiple RBI games … Hit .340 (49-for-144) against right-handed pitchers … Was 4-for-5 (.800) with the bases loaded … Hit .354 (23-for-65) with runners in scoring position … Tied a career high with four hits against Stanford (2/25) … Went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored in a win over Texas A&M (3/17) … Second on the team in hits with 66 … Had a 10 game hitting streak from 2/10 to 3/7.

Summer 2006: Played for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots of the Alaskan Baseball League … Hit .225 in 42 games and collected seven doubles, 21 runs scored and eight stolen bases … Teammate of current Jayhawk Ryne Price.

2006 (RS Sophomore): Appeared in 67 of 68 games for KU, making 62 starts in left field and three as the designated hitter … Hit .333 with six home runs, 52 RBIs and 16 doubles … Second on the team with 26 multi-hit games, including four, three-hit games … Hit .353 (30-for-85) with runners in scoring position … Drove in a career-high five runs against Bradley (5/13) … Bradley game started a nine-game hitting streak, which ended in the Big 12 Championship game (5/28) against Nebraska … Had two hits against Hawaii in the first game of the NCAA Regional Tournament … Went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored at Oklahoma State (4/14) … Went 4-for-6 in a doubleheader with Western Illinois (3/5), hitting a home run, a double and scoring five times.

Summer 2005: Hit .329 with a .433 on-base percentage in 25 games for the Salinas Valley Packers of the California Coast Summer League … His six doubles led the Packers while his 13 runs scored were tied for the team lead … Recorded 25 hits, second-best on the team.

2005 (RS Freshman): Played in 46 games, starting 29, including 15 as the designated hitter and 14 in left field … Hit .389 overall and .350 during Big 12 play … Received his first Big 12 start against No. 9 Nebraska (3/26) and went 3-for-4 at the plate … Connected on his first career home run against Sacramento State (4/27) … Was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate on March 20 against Western Illinois … Hit .385 in four games (3/11-3/14) while filling in for Matt Baty at the top of the KU batting order.

2004: Took a redshirt year.

High School: Lettered a total of six times in three sports at Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, Mo. … Named all-metro, all-state and team MVP in baseball his senior season … Was runner-up for the Missouri High School Baseball Player of the Year in 2003 … Named first team all-conference twice in baseball and football … Rockwood Summit Honor Roll member … Recipient of the Hoby Youth Leadership and Young Achiever Awards in high school … Hit .458 as a senior, driving in 24 runs on 27 hits.

Personal: Born on April 18, 1985, in St. Louis, Mo. … Parents are John and Tania Allman … His father, John, played football for the St. Louis Cardinals … Majoring in business management.