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June 4, 2012

College Baseball: Markus Allen stars for Penn State-Beaver

NEW CASTLE — Markus Allen was stellar for the Penn State-Beaver baseball team this year.

Allen, a junior right fielder from Union High, ranked third on the Nittany Lions in batting average with a .364 mark. He posted 11 doubles, five triples and a pair of home runs with 26 RBIs.

Allen stole 11 bases, while being caught just twice.

On April 25, Allen was honored with the Penn State University Athletic Conference’s Baseball Player of the week award. Allen was 9 for 20 with 10 runs scored, two doubles, three triples and a home run to earn the accolade. He drove in nine RBIs and swiped three bases as well.

Steve Galmarini, a freshman and Union grad, played in 12 games for Penn State-Beaver. Galmarini, an infielder, had a .222 average with four RBIs.

Penn State-Beaver finished with a 26-19 mark, falling in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament to Southern Virginia University, 13-2.

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