Kalen Parsons Athlete Profile

#13 Kalen Parsons

Kalen Parsons
Position: Right Hand Pitcher Height: 6-2 Weight: 215 Roster Years: 2004 Hometown: Green River, UT Last School: CEU

Personal

Born in Price ... parents are Stanford and Teri Parsons ...uncle Lynn Parsons played basketball at BYU (1967-69) ... father Stanford played basketball at Snow College and Kalen originally went to Snow with the intent to play both basketball and baseball ... brother Greg played baseball at the College of Eastern Utah ... cousin Rhet played basketball at Southern Utah University (1986-87) ... majoring in landscape management.

Before BYU

Prepped at Green River High where his team twice won the state baseball championships ... set the state record for consecutive strikeouts in a game with 10 as a senior ... was academic all-state and 1A MVP as a senior and was all-state from his freshman through junior years ... recorded 190 strikeouts and a 1.37 in his career ... lettered four times in baseball, basketball and golf ... basketball team won state as a junior ... was 1A MVP as a senior in basketball and was a BCI Basketball All-American in AAU as a sophomore and junior ... coached by Dale Richards ... played summer baseball in the Central Illinois Collegiate League for the Decatur Blues.

Other College

SOPHOMORE - (2003): Had a 3-5 record with a 3.31 ERA in 54.1 innings at the College of Eastern Utah ... had one complete game and one save ... coached by Eric Madsen.


FRESHMAN - (2002): Played at Snow College where he was coached by Robert Anderson and made the Dean's List.

Stats

Year    ERA    W-L   APP   GS   CG   SV     IP     H    R   ER   BB   SO 
2003* 3.31 3-5 11 9 1 1 54.1 53 32 20 2 32
2004 6.10 1-0 16 0 0 0 31.0 49 24 21 4 30
TOTAL 6.10 1-0 16 0 0 0 31.0 49 24 21 4 30
* At College of Eastern Utah (Junior College), not included in career totals.



2004 | Junior Year

Retired nine of the final 10 batters against Utah on April 29 to pick up the win in a 7-4 victory ... third on the team with a 1.16 walks per nine innings ratio ... appeared in 16 games as a reliever ... had a 6.10 ERA and 1-0 record in 31 innings of work ... struck out 30 while allowing only four walks ... longest appearance came against San Diego State on April 16 where he struck out a season high six and allowed no runs in a 10-6 loss.