12 Tierra Allen
12 Tierra Allen
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sumter, S.C.
High School: Wellesley (Mass.)/Crestwood (S.C.)
Position: OH

As a Sophomore in 2012:
Saw action in 21 matches, including 56 sets…Finished with 69 kills and was second on the team with 13 service aces…Recorded double digits in digs twice…Had a season-high 15 digs on Oct. 5 vs. Sacred Heart…Tallied 14 digs and two service aces vs. Bryant on Oct. 17…Recorded 10 kills, eight digs and three service aces on Nov. 4 vs. St. Francis (N.Y.).

As a Freshman in 2011:
Played in 22 matches, including 67 sets for the Bobcats … Led the team in kills per set (1.96 / set) and finished fifth on the team in total kills (131) … Also chimed in with 28 digs, 13 blocks, two assists and one ace … Recorded double-digit kills four times during the season … Posted a career-high 15 kills and two digs against Navy at the Quinnipiac/Hartford Tournament on Sept. 10 … Picked up 13 kills, three digs and two blocks against La Salle on Sept. 9 … Collected 11 kills, a career-high four blocks and two digs at St. Francis (N.Y.) on Oct. 23 … Compiled 10 kills and three digs against Delaware State University on Sept. 10 … Nearly collected a double-double with nine kills, a career-high 10 digs and one block in a five-set loss to Central Connecticut State on Oct. 30.

Before Quinnipiac:
Spent her first three years of high school in South Carolina at Crestwood High School, before transferring to Wellesley High in Wellesley, Mass. … A four-time league all-star and a two-time all-area selection … Named the region’s player of the year as a junior at Crestwood, before earning Bay State Conference First Team recognition as a senior at Wellesley … Earned Boston Globe Bay State All-Star honors in her final high school season … Averaged 10 kills, 10 service points and three assists per match … Also played club volleyball for the Smash! Club Team, contributing four kills and six service points per game.

The daughter of Rosalind Ramsey-Green and Ray Allen … Born in South Carolina … Has five younger brothers – Maleek, Dana, Walter Ray, Walker, Wynn and Wynstan … Father, Ray, plays basketball professionally for the 2012 NBA champion Miami Heat … A public relations major.

Career Stats
 Hitting PercentageKillsAssistsService AcesDigsBlocks
Allen, TierraFr.2011-1222661291094680.0431291.9540.0610.02270.41310-0.20
Allen, TierraSo.2012-13215669682620.0040691.2330.05130.23861.54313160.29
Career Totals--431221981777300.0291981.6270.06140.111130.93623160.24