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8   Erin Parker
Erin Parker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Deerfield, Mass.

High School:
Frontier Regional

Height:
5-5

Position:
M

Birthdate:
11/27/1986


10/26/08 - Senior Day Vs. Temple Highlights
10/16/08 - Interview Previewing LAS & WCU
8/26/08 - ABC40 Feature
8/15/08 - Interview From First Day Of Practice

Sowry On Parker: "Erin is a senior leader ... has phenomenal speed and acceleration when she has they ball ... has improved her skill level and her finishing in the circle ... we're looking for her to be a leader and to get the midfield combination working together better."

As A Senior In 2008: Atlantic 10 All-Conference second team ... Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team ... Offensive Captain for the 2008 season ... Played and started in 22 games ... Finished with five goals and eight assists with 27 shots and three game-winners, two of which came in overtime ... Tied for the A-10 lead in assists ... Finished her career tied for eighth on the UMass career assists charts with 20 ... Recorded one assist against Providence (11/1) ... Had two shots on goal on Senior Day and scored in the stroke-off win vs. Temple (10/27) ... Scored a goal on Saint Joseph's (10/24) in a game that saw all three seniors score ... Tallied an assist against West Chester (10/19) ... Scored a goal and added two assists in a win over Siena (10/4) ... Had an assist in a 2-1 win vs. Albany (9/27)... At Brown (9/23), scored gamewinning goal in overtime, her second overtime goal of the season ... Assisted on a goal and then scored the game-winner in the 99th minute in a 3-2 double overtime win vs. Harvard (9/14) ... Assisted the first UMass goal against Northeastern (9/7) ... Took three shots and assisted one goal against Dartmouth (9/5) ... Scored her first goal of the season in the opener at No. 13 Boston College (8/29).

As A Junior In 2007: NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad ... UMass Fall Scholar Athlete ... Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team ... Played and started in 23 games ... Finished with 15 points on five goals and five assists and took 26 shots ... Led the team in assists ... Second on the team in points and tied for second in goals ... At the NCAA Tournament First Round scored the lone goal for the Minutewomen against UConn (11/10)... Scored the only two UMass goals in the A-10 finals against St. Joseph's ... Assisted two goals in the first round of the A-10 Tournament against Richmond ...Assisted on a goal off a penalty corner vs. La Salle (10/7) ... Scored the first goal of the game in a 2-1 win vs. Brown (9/26) ... Scored her first goal of the season at Siena (9/16) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in overtime to beat Rutgers 1-0 (9/1) ... Set up UMass' first goal of the season, earning the assist in a 1-0 win vs. Sacred Heart (8/29).

As A Sophomore In 2006: Played and started in eight games before being sidelined with an ankle injury for the remainder of the season ... Finished with two goals and three assists for seven points ... Took 12 shots, nine of which were on goal ... Also has three assists ... Scored a goal versus Fairfield (9/13).

As A Freshman In 2005: Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... Selected the A-10 Rookie of the Week on Oct. 17 ... An A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection for both the fall and spring semesters ... A NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad pick ... Played and started in all 21 games ... Led the team with 14 points on five goals and four assists ... Had a team-high 38 shots, 27 of which were on goal for a .711 shot on goal percentage ... Tied for the team lead with two game-winning goals vs. Sacred Heart (9/11) and in overtime at Temple in the A-10 Semifinals (11/4) ... Scored a career-high two goals at Saint Joseph's (10/21) ... Had a goal and an assist vs. Sacred Heart (9/11) and West Chester (10/16) ... Also dished out assists at Maine (9/18) and vs. La Salle (10/14) ... In A-10 only games, was tied for sixth in the league in shots (16), tied for seventh in shots per game (2.29), tied for ninth in assists (2) and tied for 10th in points (8), points per game (1.14), goals (3), goals per game (0.43) and assists per game (0.29).

Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner for Melissa Phillips at Frontier Regional (Mass.) High School. . . As a senior captain, led team to an 18-2-2 record with 44 points. . . Tallied 110 career points, the second-most in school history. . . Team was runner-up in the state tournament her senior year. . . Named one of the "Best of 60" in Massachusetts her senior season. . . Three-time All-League and first-team All-State. . . Also a three-time Daily Hampshire Gazette All-Star. . . Led team in scoring for two years and was also a White Mountain Sports Camp All-Star selection two times. . . Two-time team Best Offensive Player. . . Member of the National Honor Society where she was president as a junior and senior. . . Also organizer of the Community Service Club.

Personal: Erin Christine Parker. . . Born November 27, 1986. . . Daughter of Richard and Linda Parker. . . Sister of Daniel, Michael and Kelly ... Enrolled in the Commonwealth Honors College studying Psychology.

Erin Parker's Career Statistics

YEAR
GP
GS
Shots
Goals
Assists
Points
2005
21
21
35
5
4
14
2006
8
8
12
2
3
7
2007
23
23
26
5
5
15
2008
22
22
27
5
8
18
Career
74
74
100
17
20
54

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Oct 3
    vs Lock Haven 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Oct 5
    vs Saint Francis (Pa.) 1:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 10
    at Saint Joseph's 3:30 PM
    Sunday, Oct 12
    at Columbia 1:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 17
    vs Davidson 3:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Oct 19
    vs Boston University 2:00 PM gametracker
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