Air Force vs. BYU - May 21, 2011
Air Force vs. BYU - May 19, 2011
Air Force vs. UNLV - May 12, 2010
Air Force vs. Utah - April 29, 2011
Air Force vs. San Diego State - March 22, 2011
Notable: Did not play in 2010 to focus on academics...slated to see time at first base after playing catcher first two years.
Sophomore (2009): Played in 38 games, starting 24...batted .195 with two home runs and 11 RBIs...threw out 9-of-33 baserunners...homered and drove in three vs. Southern Utah...also homered vs. Utah...drew three walks vs. Southern Utah...had four multi-hit games.
Freshman (2008): Appeared in 34 games and started 22 ... had eight hits in 54 at bats ... scored four runs and drove in five ... committed just one error in 123 chances for a .992 fielding percentage ... threw out 33.3 percent (10-of-30) of base runners attempting to steal ... had an RBI against Navy in first-career game ... first-career hit came against Memphis ... drew a pair of walks three different times.
Sheldon HS (Sacramento, Calif.): Lettered three years in baseball...All-Delta League, All-Metro and Optimist All-Star Team selection as a senior...batted .410 as a senior with 10 doubles and a .505 on base percentage...was 4-1 on the mound, striking out 28 in 20 innings pitched to go with a 1.01 ERA...Scholar Athlete of the Year at Sheldon as a senior...graduated with a 4.14 grade-point average...high school baseball coach was Chris Terry.
Personal: Member of Cadet Squadron 38...on the Dean's list...enjoys snowboarding and golf away from baseball...favorite food is BBQ chicken...favorite book is Ender's Game ...favorite movie is Inception...credits his father with having the biggest influence on his sports career...has an older sister, Ryane...son of Christopher and Karen Mayo.
Getting to know Parker:
Future career plans: Pilot.
Favorite food: Steak.
Person in history you'd like to meet: Pat Tillman.
Favorite athlete and why: Jason Varitek because he's a leader and a "team first" guy.
What do you have on your iPod? A little Eric Church and Toby Keith, some stuff by Green Day and the All-American Rejects, and a little Kid Cudi and B.o.B.; so a little of everything.
If you could trade places with one of your teammates for day, who would it be and why? Probably Blair Roberts, because he's so pumped up about having the opportunity to be a cadet every day.
Favorite quote: "Many of life's failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up" -Thomas Edison
Why I came to the Academy: I came to the Academy to challenge myself in a way that no other institution would be able to offer.