Grant Parker
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    Grant Parker

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Aurora, CO

    High School:
    Cherry Creek

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 228

    Position:
    Forward/Center

    Major:
    Systems Engineering Management

    2008-09 (Junior)

    Appeared in all 31 games, started four ... career-high 16 points at Utah on Feb. 14 ... shot 6-of-7 from the field and 4-of-5 from 3-point range vs. the Utes ... team-high 15 points vs. Wofford ... career-high nine rebounds vs. CSU Bakersfield and Northern Illinois ... career-high two assists four separate times ... played career-high 30 minutes at Northern Colorado ... team-high seven rebounds at UNLV ... game-high 12 points vs. Portland at Golden Bear Classic ... also scored 12 points vs. Stony Brook and Colorado State at MWC Championships ... shot 48% from 3-point range, third-best single-season pct. in school history (min. 50 attempts).

    2007-08 (Sophomore)

    Played in five games ... tied season-high with four rebounds vs. Prairie View A&M ... season-high three points vs. Western State ... recorded first steal of his career vs. Colorado Christian ... season-high six minutes vs. Western State.

    2006-07 (Freshman)

    Played in nine games ... averaged 1.7 points and 1.3 rebounds per game ... shot 55.6 percent (5-9) from the field ... season-highs of nine points, four rebounds and 20 minutes vs. Colorado College ... first career points on three-point play vs. Wake Forest ... first career assist vs. Radford ... two points vs. TCU, first action vs. MWC opponent.

    Before Air Force

    Four-year letterwinner in basketball ... named Colorado High School Student-Athlete of the Year by the John Lynch Foundation ...all-time leading scorer at Cherry Creek HS ... also holds school record for career games played and started ... second-team all-state selection as a senior ... two-time honorable mention all-state selection ... three-time first-team all-league pick ... led team to the finals and named to the all-tournament team at the Colorado 5A State Championships as a senior, averaging just under 20 points per game during the season ... played in The Show all-star basketball game at Pepsi Center ... member of National Honor Society ... high school basketball coach was Mark Brookhart.

    Personal

    Parents are Thomas and Mary Parker ... has two brothers, Thomas (29) and Bart (25), and one sister, Brittany (20) ... worked Basic Cadet Training this past summer, helping basics on the confidence course ... also was a flight commander for the USAFA Sports Camps, in charge of 15 cadets who were each in charge of 8-12 campers ... active in his squadron as the assistant flight commander, assisting in mentoring a group of 40 cadets ... recruited by Yale, Univ. of San Diego and UC-Santa Barbara, Colgate and Akron ... hobbies include singing and playing the guitar ... favorite food is blueberries ... favorite movie is Hoosiers ... favorite TV Show is Prison Break ... favorite book is The Bible ... people in history he would most like to meet are Jesus and his grandmother ... greatest moment is sports was playing Duke and Texas Tech at the CBE Classic as a freshman ... credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 1.

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