Steve Parker Athlete Profile

#5 Steve Parker

Steve Parker
Position: Third Base Height: 6-2 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 2007-2009 Hometown: American Fork, UT Last School: American Fork High School



All-America

  • 2007 Freshman Ping! Baseball

Personal

Born in San Diego ... parents are Michael and Vicki ... is an Eagle Scout.

Before BYU

First-team All-State and 5A Co-MVP while playing for American Fork High ... was all-tournament at the Phil Nevin National Classic ... was academic all-region ... batted .485 with 45 RBI and six home runs as a senior ... coached by Jarod Ingersoll.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB-SBA
2007   .347   55-55  196   40   68   13    4    6    38   107   35   52   6-10
2008   .340   57-57  215   51   73   15    3   10    42   124   41   52   4-4
2009   .361   53-53  205   52   74   13    4    9    34   122   39   46   6-8


2007 | Freshman Year

Named Co-Freshman of the Year in the Mountain West Conference and named to the MWC All-Tournament Team ... selected Freshman All-America by both Collegiate Baseball and Ping!Baseball ... batted .347 with 13 doubles, hitting cleanup the latter part of April ... finished the season with a current 11-game hitting streak and had a previous seven-game hitting streak during the season ... had four game-winning RBI (a triple vs. Air Force, a double vs. Utah Valley State and two doubles vs. New Mexico) ... hit BYU's first homer of the season in a three-run shot with two out in the eighth inning at Sam Houston State.

2008 | Sophomore Year

Ended the year with a current five-game hitting streak ... had two game-winning RBI, one vs. the Air Force Academy and the other was a three-run homer at UNLV ... batted .371 in MWC games ... hit two home runs in BYU's 13-9 victory at Gonzaga to help break a five-game losing streak, a solo and a three-run blast.

2009 | Junior Year

Drafted in the fifth round by the Oakland A's ... First Team All-Mountain West Conference ... MWC Player of the Week vs. Utah ... walked three times intentionally by Utah in that series where he had a solo homer in game one ... in game three vs. Utah he threw out the runner at home after the Ute had tripled in the eighth ... batted .381 in league games ... hit two homers in the season opener vs. Manhattan College ... was 4-for-4 in the opening game at Washington State ... ended the season with a current three-game hitting streak ... had a 12-game hitting streak during the season ... Preseason All-MWC by Rivals.com.