Ciara Parker Athlete Profile

#14 Ciara Parker

Positions: Libero, Defensive Specialist Height: 5-6 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012-2014 Hometown: Santa Clara, UT Last School: Snow Canyon High School

Before BYU:

High School:

  • Named Utah Gatorade Player of the Year for volleyball in 2012
  • 4A State Tourney MVP in 2009 and 2010
  • 4A State All –Tourney Team in 2008
  • 3A State All-Tourney Team in 2011
  • 4A All-State in 2008
  • Deseret News 4A Player of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • Salt Lake Tribune 4A Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010
  • Salt Lake Tribune 3A Player of the Year in 2011
  • UVCA Senior All-Star in 2011
  • Prep Volleyball.com High School All-American in 2009 and 2010
  • Will end her high school career as the all-time assist leaderin the state of Utah with 3,177 assists
  • Second all-time in state for aces for her career with 427
  • Second all-time in digs with 1,134.


2012 | Freshman Year

  • Recorded 14 digs vs. Arkansas State
  • Recorded 12 digs vs. Air Force
  • Recorded 22 digs, a career high, vs. Rice
  • Named to the Rice Invitational all-tournament team
  • Had a career-high 27 digs vs. Wichita State
  • Had 19 digs vs. No. 24 Colorado State
  • Had 18 digs vs. No. 14 Tennessee
  • Named to Shocker Volleyball Classic all-tournament team
  • Had three assists and 17 digs vs. Utah
  • Tallied 10 digs and a service ace vs. Bowling Green
  • Had 17 digs and three assists vs. Portland State
  • Had 10 digs vs. New Hampshire
  • Had 21 digs vs. Princeton
  • Recorded 13 digs and a career-high three service aces vs. George Washington
  • Recorded 13 digs and four assists vs. No. 14 Pepperdine
  • Recorded 17 digs and three service aces vs. Gonzaga
  • Recorded 25 digs and five assists vs. San Francisco
  • Had seven digs and two assists vs. Saint Mary’s
  • Had two digs and two assists vs. LMU
  • Recorded two service aces and two digs vs. Portland
  • Had five digs and four assists vs. San Francisco
  • Had six digs vs. Saint Mary’s
  • Had six digs vs. Santa Clara
  • Had six digs and two assists vs. Gonzaga (10/25)
  • Had seven digs vs. Portland (10/27)
  • Had 17 digs vs. USD (10/31)
  • Had 10 digs vs. LMU (11/3)
  • Had eight digs and three assists vs. Pepperdine (11/15) 
  • Had 14 digs, four assists and one kills vs. USD (11/17) 
  • Had 10 digs vs. UVU (11/20) 
  • Had eight digs and a career-high two kills vs. NMSU (11/30) 
  • Had five digs and tied her career high of five assists vs. Oklahoma (12/1) 
  • Recorded 15 digs (a team high) and three assists vs. Oregon in the NCAA Omaha Region semifinal (12/7)
  • Finished the season with 385 digs (3.47 per set), a team high and good for No. 8 in BYU history for digs in a season
  • Also No. 8 in BYU history for digs per set in a season
  • Played in 111 sets for the Cougars

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Had a season high three assists vs. Marquette (8/31)
  • Had 14 digs vs. Bowling Green State (8/31)
  • Played in every match but one this season
  • Recorded 24 digs vs. UVU (9/3)
  • Had 23 digs vs. Oklahoma (9/7)
  • Recorded a career-high nine assists vs. Saint Mary's (9/26)
  • Tied her career high in service aces with three vs. Pacific (9/28)
  • Had 26 digs vs. Pepperdine (10/3)
  • Got her first kill of the season vs. Pacific (10/24)
  • Set a new career high in digs with 34 vs. Arizona State (12/6)
  • Received All-WCC Honorable Mention accolades
  • Added to the All-WCC Academic team