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Olivia

Parker

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Outfielder
Height 5'2"
Year Senior
Hometown Ankeny, Iowa
High School Ankeny
School: CC
Birthdate November 02, 1995

Bio

2017: Played in 39 games and made 31 starts in the outfield … NFCA Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll twice … One of two Ivy League outfielders to carry a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage on 55 or more chances (53 putouts, three assists) … Led the team and ranked sixth in the Ivy League with six stolen bases on seven attempts … Second on the team and top-10 in the Ivy League in sacrifice bunts (6) … Fifth on the team and top-25 in the Ivy League in runs scored (19) … Hit .294 with a .368 on-base percentage, ranking among the top-five on the team in each category … Had six multi-hit games and tied her career-high in hits with a 3-for-3 game against Manhattan (March 12) … Matched her career-high in runs scored, crossing the plate three times in a 9-1 victory over Monmouth (March 24) … Hit .500 (6 for 12) during a season-long five-game hitting streak (April 7-13) … Drew a career-high three walks in game one of the four-game series against Cornell (April 15).

2016: Played in 35 games, starting in 19 … finished the season with five hits, five runs scored, three walks, three stolen bases and a pair of sacrifice bunts … did not commit an error in 30 chances while posting up 30 putouts in the outfield.

2015: Featured in 27 games while starting 11 contests in the outfield ... Batted .312 with 10 hits in 32 at-bats, while sliding in safely on 5-of-7 stolen base attempts ... Was second on the team with 16 runs scored ... Got her first career start against Saint Peter's (4/16) in a sweep of the Peacocks ... Went 3-for-4 in game two with three runs and a stolen base ... Had a 2-for-4 outing against Cornell (4/19 Game 2) with two runs and an outfield assist to home plate from center field.

Prior to Columbia: A three-sport athlete in high school, competing in track & field and basketball as well as softball at Ankeny High School…  Named third team all-state her senior season, as well as garnering all-district and all-division honors … Earned first team eastern division and second team all Central Iowa Metro League honors her junior season … A part of the Hawkette team that won a 5A state championship in 2012 … A four-year letterwinner on the diamond … Recipient of the prestigious Bernie Saggau award.

Personal: Born on Nov. 2, 1995 … The daughter of Sheila Parker and the late Mike Parker.

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