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Cydney Allen
Cydney Allen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Taylorsville, Utah

High School:
Taylorsville

Last College:
Salt Lake C.C.

Height:
6-1

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


06/06/2012

Texas Tech Signees Continue to Earn National Honors

Olive Naotala and Shelby Johnson both named NFCA first team All-Americans Wednesday

05/18/2012

Talley Pushes Red Raiders to 6-1 Victory Over Maryland

Texas Tech will face Washington at 3 p.m. CT Saturday afternoon

05/10/2012

Nine Red Raiders Honored on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Texas Tech leads all Big 12 members with nine selections and three 4.00 GPAs

05/07/2012

Postgame Notes

No. 24 Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State

04/21/2012

Postgame Notes

No. 24 Texas Tech vs. No. 25 Baylor

05/22/2012

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State - Senior Day

Texas Tech takes on Oklahoma State on Senior Day at Rocky Johnson Field

05/19/2012

NCAA Softball Seattle Regional: Harvard vs. Texas Tech

Texas Tech Softball was eliminated from the Seattle Regional following a 2-0 victory by the Harvard Crimson on Saturday.

05/19/2012

NCAA Softball Seattle Regional: Washington vs. Texas Tech

The Red Raiders take on the Huskies in the winners bracket of the 2012 Seattle Regional.

04/24/2012

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State (Sun.)

Texas Tech's series finale against Iowa State

04/05/2012

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State (Fri.)

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State Friday night game

Cydney Allen Photo Gallery

IN THE TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOK
• Career Batting Average - 5th (.316)
• Career Home Runs - 9th (16)
• Single Season Batting Average - 7th (.361 - 2011)
• Single Season RBI - T-3rd (55 - 2011)
• Single Season Home Runs - 5th (13 - 2011)
• Single Season Total Bases - 6th (104 - 2011)
• Single Season Slugging Percentage - 3rd (.707 - 2011)
• Single Season Walks - 8th (26 - 2011)

SENIOR SEASON (2012)
Saw action more off the bench during final year ... was Tech's top pinch hitting option ... appeared in 51 total games while making 11 starts ... offensive numbers were down from junior year due to fewer at-bats ... hit .221 on the year after going 15-for-68 at the plate ... connected on three doubles and three home runs while posting 14 RBI ... able to draw 16 walks to finish with a .369 on-base percentage ... began the year splitting catching duties with Holley Gentsch ... struggled at the plate over the first month with only three hits during that span ... powered first home run against New Mexico in first game of a March 12 doubleheader ... was a three-run shot that was one of three multiple-RBI games on the year ... drew a bases-loaded walk in the second game against the Lobos to bring in another run ... had previously drove in two RBI on Feb. 24 in the eighth inning against North Texas ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... appeared in 20 of 23 games, mainly as a pinch hitter ... would often pinch hit early in the game for the starting left fielder and then remain in the lineup as the designated player to see two at-bats ... hit .231 after going 6-for-26 at the plate ... posted one home run and three RBI ... home run came off a two-run shot at Missouri that helped Tech clinch the series after only the second game ... only two starts during league action came in the April 14 doubleheader at Missouri ... was the designated player in both games ... had previously drove in a run against Texas on April 11 during an 1-for-3 performance ... AT NCAA WASHINGTON REGIONAL ... made a total of five plate appearances over the three games ... went hitless during that stretch while drawing a walk in the opener against Maryland ... walk proved to be big as pinch runner Kermitria Ward stole second and then scored on a Holley Gentsch RBI single.

JUNIOR SEASON (2011)
Appeared in 57 games so far with 56 starts ... bolstered Tech's lineup with additional power in the middle of the lineup ... NFCA All-Central Region second team ... hitting .361 on the year which was fourth on the team ... her 13 home runs were second on the team and two shy of the single-season school record ... joined Sandy James and Logan Hall has the only trio of Tech players, to reach 50 RBI all in the same season ... patient hitter who has drawn 26 walks while getting plunked nine times ... recorded eight doubles and two triples ... leads the squad with 17 multiple-RBI games ... also totaled 14 multiple-hit games ... was among the Big 12 leaders in most offensive categories ... began the year with the hottest of any of Tech's bats ... had four multiple-hit games in the Kajikawa Classic alone ... went 3-for-5 in the season opener against her former school, BYU ... earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors after going 7-for-13 in the Red Raider Classic ... also hit three home runs and drove in nine runs during the tournament ... snapped the school record for most walks in a single game after drawing four against Colorado State ... broke open a 1-1 tie in the top of the seventh against Jacksonville with her first career grand slam in a Tech uniform ... four RBI in the game matched her season high set a week earlier against Evansville (March 11) ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... average dropped somewhat in conference ... hit .224 in league play while hitting two home runs and driving in 11 runs ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, a home run, and three RBI in the series finale at Iowa State (April 10) ... held without a hit over the final six games of the regular season ... AT NCAA TUCSON REGIONAL ... went 2-for-11 during the regional ... provided a three-run double in the first inning against Harvard ... hit increased Tech's lead from 3-0 to 6-0 at the time ... the multiple-RBI game was her first in over a month ... also provided a hit later in the day against New Mexico State.

CAREER HIGHS
At-bats: 5, vs. BYU, Feb. 10, 2011
Runs: 3, vs. Colorado State, March 17, 2011
Hits: 3, twice, last vs. Dayton, March 5, 2011
RBI 4, twice, last vs. Jacksonville, March 18, 2011
Doubles: 1, several times, last at Kansas, April 28, 2012
Triples: 1, twice, last vs. Howard, March 4, 2011
Home Runs: 2, vs. Evansville, March 11, 2011
Walks*: 4, vs. Colorado State, March 17, 2011
Strikeouts: 2, several times, last vs. North Texas, Feb. 24, 2012
Stolen Bases: None
Hitting Streak: 7 Games (April 2-13, 2011)
* indicates school record.

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Was a powerful bat for the Bruins who finished the 2010 campaign with a 61-5 overall record ... team advanced all the way NJCAA National Championship tournament ... was named to the all-tournament team after squad finished fifth nationally ... part of the Louisville Slugger/NJCAA Division 1 All-Region team ... named the Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year for the NJCAA Division I level ... honored by the NFCA as a first team NJCAA All-American ... named the MVP of the Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) ... was also an All-SWAC selection ... finished the year hitting .520 with 14 home runs and 91 RBI ... also had a .608 on-base percentage ... committed only four years behind the plate ... led the team in most offensive categories.

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (BYU)
Appeared in 11 games as a freshman ... played primarily at catcher ... hit .400 in 10 at-bats ... added three RBI and three doubles ... finished the year with a .538 on-base percentage.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year letterwinner at Taylorsville High School in Utah ... team won the state championship her junior year ... was also a first team All-State selection all four seasons ... 2007 Gatorade All-American Player of the Year ... was the 5A MVP that year as well.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 4, 1989 to parents Jeff and Debbie Allen ... has two brothers, Ryan and Pehrson ... enjoys the outdoors ... also knows how to play a ukulele ... a human sciences major.

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