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Justin Parker
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Wright State
Graduating Year: 2012
Experience: 4 Years
Phone: 937-775-4188
Email: justin.parker@wright.edu
Justin Parker Biography
Courtesy: WSU Athletic Media Relations
Release: 01/23/2013
Parker is in his fourth season as an assistant coach in 2014.  He earned a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership from Wright State in 2012.

2008 First Team All-Horizon League
2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second Team
2008 Preseason Brooks Wallace Award Watch List
2007 Second Team ABCA All-Region
2007 First Team All-Horizon League
2006 Horizon League All-Newcomer Team

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Honors and Awards: Named 2008 First Team All-Horizon League at Shortstop...garnered CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District during the 2008 season...named to the 2008 Brooks Wallace Award Preseason Watch List...selected to the 2007 American Baseball Coaches Association All-Mideast Region Second Team...garnered First Team All-Horizon League honors in 2007...named Horizon League Scholar-Athlete of the Week three times in 2007...named to the Academic All-Horizon League Baseball Team in 2007...named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team in 2006.

2008: Sixth Round Draft Pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft...started 46 games at shortstop...missed seven games after being struck in the jaw with a pitch at Arkansas (2/24)...collected 21 multi-hit and 15 multi-RBI games...carried four hitting streaks of ten or more games during the 2008 season...opened the season by extending his 2007 streak of five games to an 11-game hitting streak (5/19/07-5/16/08)...carried a pair of 12-game hitting streaks (3/21-4/8 and 4/11-5/4)...ended the season with an active ten game hitting streak (5/9-5/23)...drove in the game winning run in six games during the 2008 slate - versus Eastern Michigan (3/21), against Urbana (4/8), at Butler (4/11 and 4/12), against Milwaukee (4/26) and at Youngstown State (5/2)...opened the season with a hit in each contest at Arkansas (2/22-2/24)...drove in an RBI and scored in the season opener at Arkansas (2/22)... added a pair of RBI in the second game of the series with the Razorbacks (2/23)...collected three hits - including a walk-off grand slam - against Eastern Michigan (3/15) with three runs scored and four RBI...drove in four RBI with a grand slam in the second game of a twinbill with the Eagles (3/15)...was two-for-four in the series finale with Eastern Michigan (3/16)...doubled, walked twice and scored a pair of runs in the series finale with Valparaiso (3/21)...homered and drove in three RBI against Cedarville (3/25)...drove in three runs and stole a base against Hiram (3/26)...doubled, scored twice and walked four times - three intentionally - in the series opener against UIC (3/29)...singled, doubled and homered at Xavier (4/1) with two RBI...was four-for-four with a pair of doubles and a walk at Bowling Green (4/2)...collected four hits and scored a pair of runs in a three game series at Cleveland State (4/5-4/6)...drove in four RBI, homered and scored a pair of runs in the series opener at Butler (4/11)...was two-for-four with an RBI and a run scored in the series finale at Butler (4/12)...was two-for-three with a runs scored against Xavier (4/15)...doubled and drove in a pair of runs at Dayton (4/16)...collected five hits, scored twice and drove in a pair of RBI in a twinbill at UIC (4/20)...drove in an RBI in five straight contests (4/25-4/30)...collected a pair of singles and drove in two RBI in the series opener against Milwaukee (4/25)...homered and drove in three RBI in each game of a doubleheader with Milwaukee (4/26)...doubled, scored a run and drove in an RBI against Dayton (4/30)...doubled and drove in a pair of runs in the series opener with Cleveland State (5/10)...collected three hits - including a double - and collected an RBI in the series finale with Cleveland State (5/10)...scored a run with three hits at Cincinnati (5/16)...scored a pair of runs with three RBI in the series opener against NJIT (5/16)...walked twice and scored a pair of runs against NJIT (5/17)...doubled and drove in an RBI in the series finale with NJIT (5/18)...homered and walked against Milwaukee (5/22) at the Horizon League Tournament...singled twice and drove in a pair of RBI against Cleveland State (5/23) at the Horizon League Tournament...doubled to tie the record for doubles in a career (Sbrocco, 55) against Valparaiso (5/23) at the Horizon League Tournament.

2007: Named First Team All-Horizon League...garnered Rawlings Second Team All-Region honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association...named to the 2007 Horizon League All-Academic Team...selected to the Fall and Spring Academic All-League Honor Roll...named the Horizon League US Army Scholar-Athlete of the Week three times...set the single season school record for doubles in a season with 26...ranked sixth in the nation in doubles-per-game....ranked 90th in the nation in batting average...led the Horizon League in doubles (26)...ranked among the leagues top-ten in slugging percentage (4th), batting average (5th), on-base percentage (5th), runs scored (5th), hit-by-pitch (6th), stolen bases (6th), walks (7th), total bases (7th), hits (8th) and RBI's (8th)...posted 21 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games...carried a hitting streak of 23 games...ended the season with a five game hitting streak...started 53 games...belted a home run in the series finale at #18 Mississippi...went two-for-four with a double in the series finale at #16 Tulane...walked twice and drove in an RBI in the first game at Air Force...went four-for-six with two doubles, a home run and six RBI's in the second game of a twinbill at Air Force...singled, walked and scored a pair of runs in the series finale at Butler...singled, stole a base and drove in an RBI at Tennessee...collected four hits, including two doubles, drove in three RBI's and scored a pair of runs in a three game series with Cleveland State...doubled and scored twice at Cincinnati...doubled twice and drove in an RBI in the first game of a double-header with Milwaukee...went four-for-seven with three RBI's, four runs scored and two RBI's in a twinbill with Butler...doubled three times and scored a pair of runs in a three-game set at UIC...doubled, walked and drove in a run against Butler...belted out seven hits, scored three runs and drove in six RBI's in a four-game series at Youngstown State...doubled and scored a pair of runs in an extra inning affair at Dayton...drew a trio of walks and scored a run in the series opener at Milwaukee...went four-for-eight with four runs scored, four RBI's and a double in a twinbill at Milwaukee...doubled and homered against Wilmington with four runs scored...singled, walked and scored three times against Dayton...doubled in the series finale at Miami (FL)...doubled and scored a pair of runs at Bowling Green...collected six hits, drove in two RBI's and scored seven runs in a three-game set at Cleveland State...was three-for-four with a double and two RBI's against UIC in the first game of a double-header...went two-for-four with a home run, two runs scored and two RBI's against Milwaukee to open the Horizon League Tournament...doubled and drew two walks in the second game of the Horizon League Tournament against UIC...drove in an RBI in an elimination game of the Horizon League Tournament against Milwaukee...was two-for-three with a double in the Horizon League Championship Game Against UIC.

2006: Named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team...ranked eighth in the Horizon League in stole bases (8)...collected first collegiate hit in the season opener against IPFW...drove in an RBI in the series opener at #21 TCU...doubled, homered, scored twice and drove in four RBI against Indiana Tech...chipped in two hits and drove in an RBI in the first game of a double-header against Butler...doubled and drove in two against Cleveland State in the second game of a twinbill...collected two hits, including a double, with two RBI and a run scored at Butler...drove in two runs in the second game of a double-header at UIC... went two-for-four in a game at Butler with a walk...homered twice and collected five RBI in the second game at Youngstown State...collected two hits and scored a run at Miami (OH)...was three-for-three with two runs scored and four RBI in the first game against Dayton...went three-for-four with two runs scored and two stolen bases in the finale at Cleveland State...went two-for-four with two RBI in the second game against UIC...doubled, scored twice and drove in two RBI in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament against Cleveland State...double, tripled and scored four times in the second round of the Horizon League Tournament against Milwaukee...drove in an RBI and scored a run against Oregon State in the NCAA Tournament.

Prep: Lettered all four years for the Generals...two-time All-Summit Athletic Conference selection...named to the All-City team as a junior and senior...was selected to the All-Northeast Indiana as a junior...named to the Division 3A All-State team his senior season as he hit .498 with six home runs and 22 stolen bases...holds school record for batting average in a season, set as a senior, leading his team to the sectional championship...also earned two letters in football, where he garnered all-conference and all-state honors his senior season, and lettered twice in basketball...drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 43rd round of the 2005 Major League draft.

Personal: Born Justin David Parker on March 14, 1987...son of Brent and Ranelle Parker...has one brother, Jarrod.