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  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll 
  • Made one start
  • Pitched two-thirds of an inning against N.C. Central and allowed two runs on one hit and four walks

High School

  • A three-year letterman at Roswell High School
  • A three-time all-county selection and a one-time all-area choice
  • Posted a three-year record of 20-4 on the mound
  • Had the lowest ERA on the team during all three years of varsity competition
  • Went 6-3 with a 2.20 ERA as a senior with 70 strikeouts and 15 walks through 57.2 innings pitched
  • Turned in an 8-1 record along with a 2.32 ERA and 66 strikeouts through 60.1 innings as a junior
  • Went undefeated at 6-0 as a sophomore  with a 2.07 ERA and 34 strikeouts through 40.2 innings pitched
  • Also lettered twice in football
  • A member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club
  • Afour-time winner of the Presidential Honor Roll Award
  • Also earned the President’s Education Award
  • Selected for the US Army National Scholar-Athlete and the Fulton County High School Senior Scholar-Athlete awards
  • Chosen as Roswell High School’s Outstanding Senior
  • Claimed honors in AP Statistics, Pre-Calculus, World History, U.S. History and English
  • Ranked among the top-20 in his class


  • Born Samuel Thomas Allen on December 5, 1988
  • The son of Scott and Lee Allen
  • Has two brothers, Andy (20) and Ben (17)
  • Uncle, Dr. Richard Floyd (’75), attended Duke.
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BASE: City of Durham Proclamation
BASE: Duke vs. Texas Tech Game 3 Postgame Press Conference
BASE: Duke vs. Texas Tech Game 2 Postgame Press Conference