Born in Yakima, Wash. ... son of Terry and Debbie Parker ... has an older brother named Casey ... majoring in anthropology.
2005 (Sophomore) - Spent the season as a regular in the starting rotation, starting 15 games and appearing in relief in two others ... got the win April 30 at WSU, allowing four runs on six hits over six innings ... allowed two runs on eight hits over 7.2 innings to beat California April 16 ... had season-high seven strikeouts in Cal win ... won April 9 at UC Riverside, allowing three runs (two earned) on eight hits over six innings... went nine innings but didn't get decision in Mar. 25's 12-inning loss at Arizona ... was an out away from a win, but gave up tying runs in ninth ... was on the wrong end of a one-hit shutout to take loss Mar. 19 at Cal Poly ... gave up four runs on eight hits over six innings in that loss ... won two straight starts, beating St. Martin's Mar. 2 and UC Santa Barbara March 6 ... vs. St. Martin's, threw four perfect innings for a win ... didn't allow a base runner and fanned five vs. St. Martin's ... got March 6 win over UC Santa Barbara, allowing two runs on four hits over six innings ... six shutout innings Feb. 20 vs. Santa Clara for first win ... got the win in the season finale at UCLA, allowing four runs over seven innings ... took tough loss in the third game vs. Arizona State, allowing only two runs on three hits over seven innings ... threw a 5-hit shutout in the title game.played summer ball for the Harwich Mariners in the Cape Cod League, going 3-3 with a 2.30 earned run average and 32 strikeouts in 31 innings. 2004 (Freshman) - Began the year in the bullpen, but got a start April 3 at California and was a weekend starter from then on ... held the Friday starter spot after taking it over April 16 at Georgia Tech ... ranked No. 3 in the Pac-10 with a .224 opponent batting average and sixth in the conference with a 3.84 earned run average ... closed out the season with the UW's lone complete game performance of the season, beating host Mississippi in an elimination game at the NCAA Oxford Regional ... held the Rebels to two runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out seven over nine innings in that game, a 7-2 Washington win ... got the win in his last regular season outing with a fine effort May 28 vs. UC Irvine: 6.2 innings, 5 hits, 1 run, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts ... took a loss vs. UCLA May 21, allowing three runs on five hits over 5.2 IP ... no decision May 14 at USC after allowing six in the first and then holding the Trojans scoreless the rest of the way through five (UW won, 8-6) ... no decision despite one of his best outings May 7 vs. No. 1 Stanford ... left the game with a 2-2 tie after eight innings, the longest outing of the year by a Husky at the time: 8.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 5 Ks ... got a win with a five-inning start Apr. 23 vs. Arizona, allowing only one hit and one run while walking eight and fanning three ... took loss Apr. 16 at Georgia Tech (5.1 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 7 Ks) ... won first career start Apr. 3 at Cal, allowing two runs on seven hits with two walks and two Ks over 6.0 innings ... earned Summer All-America second-team acclaim while playing for the National Baseball Congress World Series champion Aloha (Ore.) Knights ... named the No. 2 prospect in the Pacific International League by Baseball America ... also a first-team all-league pick after compiling a 7-1 record and 2.07 ERA during the regular season ... over 69.2 innings for the Knights, allowed only 46 hits while striking out 75 and allowing opponents to hit only .189 ... picked up two victories at the NBC World Series, including throwing a five-hit, complete-game shutout in the championship game.
WEST VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Earned three letters under coach Klayton Wyckoff at West Valley, alma mater of all-time Husky great Chris Magruder ... captained the Rams as a senior ... named a 3A first-team All-State pitcher ... helped West Valley to an overall record of 49-15 over his three seasons ... led team to a league and district title as a senior when the Rams finished as runners-up at the state tournament ... team also made the state semi-finals his junior year ... as a sophomore, struck out 80 in 38 innings and was named first-team All-Mid Valley League ... team and league MVP as a senior, when he was also West Valley's spring athlete of the year ... as a senior, posted a 0.98 earned run average with 135 strikeouts in 72 innings ... in summer ball, playing for the Yakima Valley Pepsi Paks, went 13-2 in 2002 and 16-2 in 2003 ... a top 50 prospect at the 2002 Area Code Games ... graduated from high school with a 3.5 grade point average.
KYLE PARKER'S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS:
Year ERA W-L G/GS CG ShO Sv IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR Avg. WP HB BK 2004 3.84 4-3 18/10 1 0 0 75.0 59 32 32 55 58 3 1 6 .224 10 6 2 2005 5.14 8-7 17/15 0 0 0 91.0 91 59 52 54 62 16 0 8 .267 8 6 3 2006 6.86 3-2 16/12 0 0 0 59.0 65 50 45 44 42 10 1 7 .285 6 7 1 Totals 5.16 15-12 51/37 1 0 0 225.0 215 141 129 153 162 29 2 21 .258 24 19 6Parker news and features:
Parker Named Second-Team Summer All-American - gohuskies.com (Aug. 26, 2004)
Parker Leads Aloha (Ore.) To NBC Title - gohuskies.com (Aug. 15, 2004)