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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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