Kyle Allen begins his first year as a graduate assistant in the Cumberland athletic department. His responsibilities in the department include helping with class attendance, organization of athletic department activities including Leadership Training in August for all student-athletes, as well as game management and marketing efforts.
The Marietta, Ga., native spent the last four years as a member of the Cumberland baseball team, playing in 108 career games and posting 14 doubles, five home runs, 36 RBIs and 44 walks in just over 200 at-bats. He was part of the program’s 2014 national championship team as a freshman, seeing action in 15 contests, and played in 20 games as a sophomore.
Allen enjoyed his most successful offensive campaign as a junior, batting .250 with eight doubles and 22 RBIs in 43 contests and just over 100 at-bats. The catcher played in 30 games as a senior, collecting three doubles, three homers, 10 RBIs and 20 walks.
He earned Second Team All-County honors at Wheeler High School in Marietta as a junior and senior and was named the team's Defensive Player of the Year in both campaigns.
Allen earned his bachelor's in Health and Human Performance from Cumberland in May 2017 and is currently enrolled in the master's program for Spors Management at CU.