13 Allison Parker
2009: Played in 19 games, making three starts at catcher ... Collected one hit, a two-RBI triple against Western Illinois (4/14/09), in 16 plate appearances ... Utilized as a pinch runner in seven games ... Recorded 22 putouts behind the plate.
2008: Participated in 29 of NIU's 43 games, starting 20 ... Posted two multi-hit games ... Best game of the season came in the second game of a doubleheader with Toledo (4/20/08), where she went 3-for-3, hitting two home runs, scoring twice and driving in five...Went 2-for-4 against Florida Gulf Coast, singling to bring in the winning run (2/29/08) ... Turned in career highs in average (.213), hits (10), HR (2), and RBI (11).
2007: Started 20 of her 24 games played at catcher and in the outfield ... Picked up eight assists from behind the plate with a .990 fielding percentage ... Scored three runs on eight hits ... Collected her first collegiate hit at Miami University (4/6/07) ... Recorded a double with the bases loaded, leading to three RBI against Western Michigan on April 15 ... Finished her first season with five runs batted in and was a perfect 2-for-2 in stolen bases.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Marist High School in Chicago, Ill. ... Four-year co-captain who was named team most valuable player her junior year and most valuable hitter her sophomore season ... Earned gold glove honors as a junior ... A first team All-East Suburban Catholic Conference selection and all-area honorable mention choice as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Was a member of the Super 60 and Chicago Bandits All Star teams ... Made the Dean's List her junior and senior years.
Personal: Daughter of Mary and Stephen Parker ... Her brother Stephen plays football at St. Ambrose ... Victory Scholar for the 2006-07 and 2007-08 academic years... Huskie Scholar for 2008-09 academic year. Major: Communicative Disorders. Birthday: November 1, 1987.