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#4 Leah Allen
Position: Outfield
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Woodbine, Md.
High School: Glenelg
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Career Records at Penn
t-1st all-time home runs (24)

Single-Season Records at Penn
2016 2014
 1. 5 Triples 1. 13 Home Runs
  1. 43 RBI

2016: First-team All-Ivy ... Only Quaker to start all 44 games (all in right field) … Led the Ivy League with 41 RBI and five triples (tied a Penn single-season record) … Recorded six home runs, tying Penn’s all-time mark with 24 career long balls … Led the Quakers, fourth in the Ivies in slugging percentage (.579) ... Third in the Ancient Eight in stolen bases with 15 (16 attempts) … Named back-to-back Ivy League Player of the Week on 3/22 and 3/29 … Recorded at least one RBI in 20 games … Went 3-for-6 with three home runs and six RBI in a doubleheader sweep of Rider on 3/26 (hit two home runs in the same inning of Game Two) … Ended the season by going 4-for-4 with two RBI and three stolen bases against Columbia (4/30) … Voted as Team MVP.

2015: Second-team All-Ivy … Two-time Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll (4/21, 4/28) … Tied for third in Ivy League with 12 stolen bases ... Tied for sixth most stolen bases in a single season at Penn (12) … Currently tied for sixth most career stolen bases (26) … Hit five home runs this season to bring her career total to 18, third most all-time and just six shy of matching the top mark that Annie Kinsey holds at 24 … Now has 67 career RBI, which is eighth most in the history books … Only player to appear in all 42 games, starting 41 primarily in right field … Finished season hitting .278 and slugging .460 … Batted .324 in Ivy League contests, slugged .529, and swiped six bases … Finished season with eight multiple hit games and 7 multiple RBI games … Hit safely in nine straight contests (3/22-4/3) … Had walk-off hit in extra innings against Maine, Quakers first win of the season (3/7) … Hit first home run of the season on the first pitch in the bottom of the fourth, in a 3-1 win over Central Michigan (3/12) … Set single-game high of three stolen bases against the University of the Sciences (3/22) … Second home run of the season was a three run homer in the bottom of the first of a 5-4 win over Dartmouth (3/27) … Matched single-game high of 4 RBI in second game of DH against Lafayette, going 3-for-4 at the plate (4/1) … Went 4-for-6 at the plate in Princeton DH on 4/18 … In the game one win over the Tigers, made a diving catch in the field before hitting a leadoff home run in the bottom of the second (4/18) … Went 5-for-8 at the plate in DH at Columbia on 4/25, hitting a home run, driving in two, and stealing two bases.

2014: Unanimous Ivy League Rookie of the Year, first unanimous decision for award since 2011 … Unanimous first-team All-Ivy … Second-team NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region … ECAC Rookie of the Year ... ECAC First-team All-Star ... Three-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week (3/18, 4/15, 4/29) … Ivy League Co-Player of the Week (3/18) … Three-time Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll (3/11, 4/22, 4/29) … Named Team’s Offensive Player of the Year … Ranked No. 24 in the nation in home runs per game (0.31), one of three freshmen in the top 30 … One of five freshmen in top 30 for RBI per game in nation with 1.02, ranked No. 27 … Recorded League-best .759 slugging percentage, ranks No. 32 in nation and one of four freshmen in top 50 … Only player to play in all 42 games, started 41 primarily in right field … Led League and set new single-season records at Penn with 13 home runs and 43 RBI … Batted .383, second best in League … In 20 Ivy contests, batted .458 with a 1.051 slugging percentage … Finished third in League with 14 stolen bases … First hit as a Quaker was an RBI double in the season opener against Troy (3/7) over spring break … Hit first grand slam against Providence (3/12) to tie game in bottom of the fifth … Hit 10 of season’s 13 home runs during Ivy play … Recorded at least one hit in 32 contests – 10-game hitting streak (3/7-3/13) and nine-game hitting streak (4/13-4/25) … Finished season with 14 multiple-hit games and 14 multiple-RBI games (with four RBI in four separate games) … One hit away from completing the cycle against Cornell (4/13).

High School: Four-year letterwinner in softball … Captain and team MVP as a junior and senior … Career record holder in homeruns (22) … Set single-season homerun record (9) in 2013 … Offensive MVP (2012) … Defensive MVP (2011) … Rookie of the Year (2010) … Four-year first-team All-Howard County … Howard County Player of the Year (2012) … First-team All-Frederick Gazette (2010, 2011) … First-team All-Metro (2012, 2013) … Three-time Howard County champion (2010, 2012, 2013) … Was also 2A South Regional champion and District V champion in 2010 … Two-time indoor track letterwinner … 2A Central champion (2012) … 2A Central 4X400 Meter Relay champion (2012) … National Honor Society member … Class Vice President … Fellowship of Christian Athletes member … Co-founder of the Gladiators on the Horizon Mentorship program.

Personal: Daughter of Carol and Harold Allen … Cousin, Jade Ellis, competed in long and triple jump at Duke (2005-09) and holds the school record in both events … Summer softball teammate of Amanda Gisonni, a former player at Penn … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences to study health and societies.

Career Stats:

Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2014.... .383 42-41 133 34 51 9 1 13 43 101 .759 11 2 30 0 .438 0 0 14-16 40 2 3 .933
2015.... .278 42-41 126 25 35 6 1 5 24 58 .460 14 1 23 0 .355 0 2 12-15 42 1 1 .977
2016.... .331 44-44 133 25 44 5 5 6 41 77 .579 16 0 15 0 .397 2 0 15-16 32 0 3 .914
TOTAL... .332 128-126 392 84 130 20 7 24 108 236 .602 41 3 68 0 .397 0 2 41-47 114 3 7 .944

Single-Game Highs:
At bats: 6 - Harvard (Mar 29, 2014)
Hits: 4 - at Columbia (Apr 30, 2016)
Doubles: 1 - 20 times
Triples: 1 - 7 times
Home Runs: 2 - at Harvard (Apr 04, 2014); at Princeton (Apr 19, 2014); at Rider (Mar 26, 2016)
Total Bases: 9 - Cornell (Apr 13, 2014); at Princeton (Apr 19, 2014)
RBI: 4 - 8 times
Runs scored: 3 - vs. Seton Hall (Mar 11, 2014); Temple (Apr 02, 2014)

Walks: 4 - USciences (Mar 22, 2015)
Hit by Pitch: 1 - 4 times
Struck out: 4 - at Harvard (Apr 04, 2014)
Sac bunts: 1 - vs. Central Michigan (Mar 08, 2015); at Cornell (Apr 12, 2015)

Stolen Bases: 3 - USciences (Mar 22, 2015); at Columbia (Apr 30, 2016)
Caught stealing: 1 - 6 times
Put Outs: 3 - 8 times
Assists: 1 - 4 times


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