Catherine Parker Athlete Profile

#12 Catherine Parker

Catherine Parker
Position: Opposite Hitter Height: 6-3 Roster Years: 2003-2007 Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA Last School: P.V. Peninsula High School

Personal

Parents are Jeff and Dianne Parker ... is the youngest of three children ... both her parents and three of her grandparents attended BYU ... sister graduated from BYU in May 2003 ... father is the BYU alumni chapter chairman for the Los Angeles south chapter ... cousin Mike Poelman played on the BYU men's rugby team ... got started in volleyball trying out with her best friend in the sixth grade ... raised her whole life in Southern California ... loves the beach and the Los Angeles Lakers ... traveled to Spain in the summer of 2006 to study abroad ... advertising major.

Before BYU

Club: Involved with the Manhatten Beach Hot Shots (2002-2003), South Bay (2001-2002) and Palos Verdes (1997-1999) volleyball clubs ... was part of the top 17's team in Southern California (2002) and the third-place Junior Olympic team in Atlanta in 2003.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. ... first-team All-Bay League in 2001 and 2002 ... led team to CIF semifinals in 2001 and 2002 ... team captured Capistrano Valley High School Tournament title (2001) ... team MVP (2002) ... member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... recipient of the Governor's Scholar award and Principal's High Honor Roll ... coached by Mike Jagd ... recruited by Hawaii, USC, Utah, Arizona, Georgetown, Washington State and Utah State.

Stats

CAREER MATCH HIGHS
KILLS: 10 vs Central Florida, 9/11/04
HITTING PERCENTAGE: .667 (2-0-3) vs Air Force, 10/14/05
ASSISTS: 1 (three times)
DIGS: 3 vs Rutgers, 9/4/04
BLOCKS: 7 vs Quinnipiac, 9/3/04


YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS
Year MP-GP K E A Pct. Ast. SA SE RE Dig BS BA TB BE BHE
2004 9-22 29 15 80 .175 0 0 2 0 7 2 19 21 1 0
2005 4-6 3 0 5 .600 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
2006 4-6 12 3 28 .321 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 5 0 0
2007 5-8 10 2 33 .242 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 7 4 0
Total 22-42 54 20 146 .233 3 0 3 0 10 2 33 35 5 0




2003 | Redshirt Year

REDSHIRT

2004 | Freshman Year

Made her collegiate debut vs. Quinnipiac at the Penn State Classic, recording a career-high seven blocks ... played in nine matches coming out of her redshirt season ... earned three starts during the BYU Mizuno Classic ... totaled 29 kills, 21 blocks and seven digs while hitting .175 ... recorded a career-high .531 hitting percentage on a career-best 10 kills against Central Florida ... led the Cougars in blocks twice.

2005 | Sophomore Year

Played in four matches and six games on the year ... totaled three kills, two assists and two blocks on .600 hitting ... had one kill and one assist in one game at Idaho State in her first match of the year ... hit a career-high .667 against Air Force, recording two kills on three attempts while adding one assist and two blocks ... also played against TCU and UNLV ... 2005 Mountain West Conference and Cougar Club Scholar Athlete.

2006 | Junior Year

Saw action in four matches and six games on the year ... totaled 12 kills, one assist, two digs and five blocks on .321 hitting ... put down three kills on six swings with one dig in one game against Texas A&M Corpus Christi in her season debut ... posted three kills and one block, her first of the season, against Air Force ... made the first start of her career in place of the injured Erica Lott at UVSC, notching four kills and four blocks, both season highs ... named Academic All-Mountain West Conference.

2007 | Senior Year

Played in five matches and eight games as a senior, tallying 10 kills, one dig, eight blocks and 13.5 points on the year ... made her season debut at Air Force, starting on the rightside with four kills and three blocks ... had two kills, one dig and three blocks against Wyoming ... posted four kills in .471 hitting in one game against Air Force ... played in one game against San Diego State in the final home match of her career ... saw action in one game at UNLV in the semifinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament, recording one block ... named MWC Scholar Athlete.