Jenna Allen transfers to Texas Tech after spending 2012 season at South Carolina
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012 AT SOUTH CAROLINA)
Appeared in 30 matches while making nine starts in her only season with the Gamecocks ... all nine of her starts came in the final 11 matches ... saw action is 84 total sets ... finished fourth on the team with 122 kills ... averaged 1.45 kills per set ... hit .204 on the season off 328 attacks ... also totaled 102 digs at a 1.21 per set rate ... ranked fifth on the team in digs ... added four service aces and 13 assists as well ... recorded double-digit kills twice ... finished in double digits for digs four times ... posted her lone double-double on Nov. 16 against Alabama with 11 kills and 15 digs, both career highs ... totaled a career-high four block assists in collegiate debut against Temple early in the season.
HEBRON HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner at Hebron, which is consistently one of the top high school teams in the state ... helped lead the Hawks to the Class 5A Texas state title as a junior ... team advanced to the regional semifinals her sophomore year and the regional quarterfinals her senior season ... played with current Red Raider Nicole Hragyil her freshman season ... a first team all-state selection following her senior season ... also named the Co-Offensive Player of the Year for District 8-5A as well ... honored as the MaxPreps/AVCA Texas Player of the Week for Oct. 30, 2011 ... totaled 684 kills, 33 blocks, 368 digs and 68 aces during senior season alone ... was squad's team captain that year ... received Academic All-State honors as well ... also four-year letterwinner in track ... found most success in the high jump where she advanced to the regional meet ... played for the Texas Advantage club team in the offseason.
Jennifer Allen ... born June 4, 1994, to parents Hobey and Dixie Allen ... has two older brothers, Jay and John ... father was a collegiate baseball player at Ohio State ... exercise sports science major.