Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Wendy Allen
Wendy Allen


Moreno Valley, Calif.

High School:
Moreno Valley HS

Last College:
Ohio State




Arizona - 2004: Underwent wrist surgery in the offseason but returned to action in the fall... In preseason exhibition play, posted a .286 batting average, with four hits in 14 at-bats... Drove in two and had a 1.000 fielding percentage at first base and pitcher... Posted one save in four innings pitched, striking out seven... Allowed only two hits and no runs.

2003: Battled with wrist injuries throughout the season and was unable to pitch as much as was hoped... Posted a 12-2 record in the circle and went 2-1 in Pac-10 competition... Had a 2.52 ERA with 64 strikeouts and 28 earned runs... Had 179 appearances at the plate, with a .324 average... Posted 58 hits, 31 runs and three home runs... Home runs came on February 2 versus Northwestern, February 15 against Minnesota, and March 8 versus Texas Tech... Earned 2003 Pac-10 Honorable Mention honors and 2003 second-team All-Region honors.

Ohio State - 2002: Pitched two seasons at OSU... 2002 Big Ten Player of the Year... 2002 Team Scholar Athlete of the Year... 2002 second team All-American...Posted an ERA of 1.00 and a batting average of .393... Two-time Big Ten Player of the Week.

2001: Posted an ERA of 0.65 and a batting average of .355 for Ohio State.

High School: Moreno Valley High School, Moreno Valley, Calif., 2000... Earned four letters in softball and soccer... Two-time Team Most Valuable Player... Two-time first-team All-Region... First-team All-American... 2000 Female Athlete of the Year (Moreno Valley)... Four-time scholar-athlete.

Personal: Academic major is business management... Career ambition is to own her own business... Daughter of Bill and Anni Allen... Father is a flight simulator technician, and mother is an MAFB commisary... Has one sister, Karrie (26), and one brother, Clinton (19)... Enjoys river activities, watching movies and playing with her nephew... Full name is Wendy Jo Allen.