Heather Allen is recovering from off-season knee surgery but she is expected to be back early in the 2004 season...Arguably the most physical defender on the team, Allen is a key player on the back line.
Allen was an Honorable Mention All-Big West choice following her sophomore season at UCSB...She started all 20 matches which she played in...Missed the Gauchos' match against Xavier in 2003...Did not score a goal on the year, but she did have a pair of assists...One of Allen's assists came against Oregon State on an overtime game-winning goal by Randi Johns.
Allen competed in 2002 as a freshman at Loyola Marymount...She was limited early in the season because of a knee injury, but she did play 312 minutes in eight matches, starting one.
Allen attended Armijo High School in Fairfield, CA...A four-year letterwinner in soccer...She was a four-time All-City and All-Monticello Empire League selection as a center midfielder, center forward and central defender...Helped lead Armijo to to Monticello Empire League titles four times...Earned Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman...Coached by Pete Zopfi...Played for the Pleasanton Rage at the club level.
Born February 28, 1984...Hopes to major in Business Economics...The daughter of Tom and Lisa Allen.