Hot start for DMACC’s Ben Allen
Des Moines Area Community College freshman and Alexandria native Ben Allen is off to a hot start with the Bears’ baseball team this season.
Allen’s biggest performance so far was a 2-for-4 game at the plate against North Iowa Area Community College in the first game of a doubleheader on April 12. Allen drove in five RBIs in the game, including four in a grand slam.
Through 19 games this season, Allen has 20 hits in 53 at bats for a .377 average. He has driven in 15 RBIs and has scored 15 runs.
The DMACC baseball team is 28-13 overall this season and is ranked eighth among Division II junior college baseball teams.