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K.J. McAllister
K.J. McAllister

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clearmont, Ga.

High School:
Gainesville HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 160

Position:
2B

Bats/Throws:
B/R


#3 K.J. McAllister
5-8, 160, 2B, B/R, Fr.
Clermont, Ga. / Gainsesville HS

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Played his senior season at Gainesville HS after spending his previous two years at North Hall HS ... Named All-State and first team All-Area by the Gainesville Times as a senior ... Batted .534 with 11 doubles, five home runs, 44 RBI and a school-record 34 stolen bases ... Led the Red Elephants to a 30-4 record, going undefeated in the region, and the state semifinals ... For his career, hit 26 doubles and 17 home runs with 87 RBI and 70 stolen bases ... Hit .449 with 11 doubles, six home runs and 34 RBI as a junior, playing at North Hall High in Gainesville ... A first team All-Area selection his junior season and set three school records at North Hall in 2009 (runs, RBI and OPS) ... As a sophomore, was a first team All-Area selection, hitting .395 with eight doubles, four triples, six home runs and 27 RBI at North Hall ... Was named the team's Best All-Around Player ... Played his freshman season at New Hanover High School in Wilmington, N.C. ... Helped them to the second round of the 4A State playoffs ... Played in the Team Elite Showcase in 2008 and 2009 ... Played summer baseball for the Savannah Chain in 2007 ... Also played in the Perfect Game USA World Wood Bat Tournament in 2007 and 2008 ... Was inducted into the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., in 2004 ... Earned the Renaissance Academic Silver Award in 2007-08.

Personal: Born Jan. 25, 1992 ... Son of Kenneth and Rene McAllister.