McAnallen received the 2010 Freshman U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award. He lettered four times from Dewitt High School. Honors include the Lansing State Journal All-Area Dream Team and All-Region in 2009. McAnallen is a two-time All-District candidate and a three-time All-League member.
Has four records at Dewitt with (8) single-game strikeouts, strikeouts per game (10.11), career strikeouts per game (7.9) and career strikeouts with (219).
He is the son of Robert and Valerie McAnallen.