14 - Porshia Allen
Porshia Allen
Height: 6-1
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Pike (Ind.)
Position: OH

Career - Enters the 2009 campaign ranked 10th in school history with 3,170 attacks...is also close to reaching the top-10 in career kills (1,099) and block assists (224).

2008 - Junior Season: Named to the All-Horizon League Team...fifth in the conference and second on the team with 3.23 kills per game...paced the squad and ranked fourth in the Horizon League with 3.83 points per match...fourth on the team in blocks, averaging 0.84 per set...started in 28 of 30 matches...tallied 276 digs on the season while averaging 2.44 per match...named MVP in both the Owls Challenge and Buffalo Ramada Invitational Tournaments...earned a spot on the Horizon League All-Tournament Team...tied for first on the team with 13 double-doubles in kills and digs...broke her career-high with 22 digs against Youngstown State (Oct. 3)...season-best 24 kills at Youngstown State (Nov. 1)...tallied 10 or more kills in nine-straight matches from Sept. 5-19.

2007 - Sophomore Season: Named to the All-Horizon League Team...led the team and finished third in the conference with 3.92 kills per game...her .211 hitting percentage also paced the squad...her 0.65 blocks per contest were the third-most on the team while her 2.26 digs per game ranked fifth...earned a spot on the West Virginia Volleyball Classic all-tournament team after averaging 3.7 kills per game in three matches...posted 12 double-doubles on the year...tallied 20 or more kills in six matches...averaged 4.50 kills and 3.12 digs per game and notched six double-doubles in the final 10 matches of the season...posted a season-high 28 kills in two games, coming against Tennessee Tech (August 31) and Wright State (Oct. 26)...also had a season-best 21 digs against the Raiders...hit a season-high .444 against Hofstra (26-2-54).

2006 - Freshman Season: Named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team...team-leader with 2.94 kills per game...finished third on the squad with 2.23 digs per game and with 0.72 blocks per game...started in all 30 matches on the year, playing in all but one game...also finished third with 3.50 points per contest...her .132 hitting percentage ranked fourth on the team...finished tied for the team lead with eight double-doubles...notched a career-high 21 kills at Marian on August 25, her first collegiate match, before matching the mark at Youngstown State on Nov. 3...recorded a career-best 17 digs against Wright State on Sept. 29.

High School: Played a year of junior varsity volleyball at Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School before transferring to Pike High School...played two varsity seasons at Pike...named the Nike Challenge co-MVP in 2002-03 while playing at Mother McAuley...team MVP in 2003-04...named to the Indianapolis Star First Team that season...holds school records for digs and service aces.

Personal: Born March 17, 1987...daughter of Monique Fields and Robert and Alyssa Allen...has five sisters: Angelique Allen, Amara Allen, Cynamon Strong, Chez' Strong and Cynthia Strong...organizational communication major.