Coach Holowaty: "Derek is a sleeper who has the potential to be a very fine college hitter."
High School: Played four years of baseball and one of basketball and swam for two years… three-year baseball starter…served as DH when the Spartans won the 2010 CIAC Class “L” state baseball championship with a 9-4 win over Notre Dame (W.H.)...
Other: Plays for the Connecticut Bombers in the summer...
PERSONAL: born Derek J. Allen June 26, 1994... Parents: Laura and Jim... Major: Business... Residence: Wallingford, CT...
Favorite aspect of Eastern: Campus
Favorite athlete of all time: Hank Aaroon
Favorite professional sports team:Atlanta Braves
The hardest class you’ve ever taken at Eastern: Principles of Managment
Favorite subject in school: Math
A class you’ve taken that you’ll never need to use:
Most beneficial aspect of college life: Life On your own
Greatest coach of all time in any sport, at any level: Bob Tersio
Most recognizable world figure: MLK
Most important invention in last 100 years: Computer
Biggest problem facing the world: War
Choice for a last meal: Salad
Should student-athletes receive an annual stipend for their service to their school? If so, how much?:
Favorite college sports team, other than your own: Georgia Tech
If you could go to any sporting event in the world, which would it be?: World Series
Last movie you’ve seen: Never Back Down
Favorite actor: Mark Walberg
Favorite sporting event you’ve ever attended: World Series
Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Swimming
Person with the most difficult job in the world: Crab fishing
Eastern’s biggest rival: Western
Biggest waste of time: Homework
Your goals for the upcoming season: Work Hard
If you could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to: Italy
Favorite pizza topping: Pepperoni
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