Lauren Parker | #6 | OF/P
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Previous School: Hopewell High School
Major: Exercise Science/Psychology minor
2016: Started all 54 games, with 47 starts coming in center field...Led the team and ranked 12th in the South Atlantic Conference by hitting .368...Drew seven walks to raise her on-base percentage to .397...Had a team-high 14-game hitting streak between Feb. 11 and March 3...Had 17 multi-hit games to finish second on the team...Scored a team-high 28 runs and batted in 10 more...Laid down 11 sacrifice bunts...17-for-22 on stolen base attempts...Led the team with eight outfield assists...Was the only non-catcher in the SAC with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage on more than 68 defensive chances, with 72 putouts and eight assists.
2015: Played in all 36 games with 35 starts, including 24 in left field, five in center field, and six at second base...Hit .250 with 11 runs scored...Had seven multi-hit games...Went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored in the final game of the season at Coker April 19...12-for-14 on stolen bases.
2014: Played in 47 games with 46 starts, 45 of them coming in left field...Hit .298 to finish sixth on the team, scoring 18 runs and driving in five...Finished second on the team with 12 multi-hit games, including a 3-for-3 outing in her second collegiate game...Third on the team a nine-game hitting streak...Went 13-for-16 on stolen base attempts.
High School: Played four seasons at Hopewell HS... 4A all conference in 2012... Received team offensive MVP in 2012...
Personal: Daughter of April and Kim Parker... Majoring in Exercise Science and Psychology... Honor Roll... In the National Honor Society... Active member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...