|High School:||South Johnston HS|
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Saw action in 43 games, including 36 starts at shortstop and seven starts at second base … Posted a .343 batting average in 178 at-bats with 49 runs scored on 61 hits, including 23 extra-base hits (10 HR) and 42 RBI … Tallied a .607 slugging percentage and a .417 on-base percentage … Drew 11 walks, was hit by pitch 14 times and was 10-of-13 on stolen base attempts … Also recorded three sacrifice hits and five sacrifice flies … Booked 19 multiple-hit games and 13 multiple-RBI games … Also scored two or more runs in 12 contests … Committed 19 errors in 195 total chances for a .903 fielding percentage … Collected multi-hit outings in each of his first three games … Hit 6-for-13 (.462) with a triple, two home runs, four RBI and three runs scored in the series with Anderson … Homered in each of the first two games with the Trojans … Hit a solo homer two games later to highlight a 2-for-3 outing at Barton … Hit 3-for-4 with three runs scored at Pfeiffer … Registered a 6-for-15 (.400) series against Lander with two doubles, three RBI and four runs scored … Logged a 5-for-13 (.385) series at Flagler with a home run, two RBI and three runs scored … Series sparked a season-long seven-game hitting streak that saw him record a .451 (14-for-31) batting average with four home runs, one double, nine RBI and nine runs scored … Closed out the streak with a 4-for-5 effort with a home run and four runs scored in a home contest with Barton … Registered a 4-for-8 clip in the season series with Coker, including a 2-for-4, 3-RBI effort with a home run in the home outing against the Cobras … Compiled the same 4-for-8 clip in the season series with St. Andrews, including a 3-for-4, 3-RBI night in Pembroke against the Knights.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN AT FLORENCE-DARLINGTON TECH CC (2009)
Saw action in 50 games … Posted a .314 batting average in 140 at-bats with 44 hits, including 10 extra-base hits (5 HR) and 26 RBI … Also drew 29 walks, was hit by pitch eight times and booked four sacrifice flies … Tallied a .448 on-base percentage … Logged nine doubles and one triple as well.
AS A FRESHMAN AT LIBERTY (2008)
Redshirted. Did not see varsity action.
A two-time all-state selection at South Johnston High School for coach Keith Durham … Earned his second consecutive first team all-state and conference player of the year laurels as a senior after registering a .433 batting average … Hit .512 as a prep junior en route to the same postseason accolades … Earned Easter Tournament most valuable player honors as a senior after taking home the hitting award at the same tournament during his junior campaign … Holds school records for single season hits and doubles, along with career marks for hits, doubles and at-bats.
The son of Jana and Phil Parnell was born on Sept. 29, 1989 … Has an older sister, Leslie, and an older brother, Jonathan … Maintained a 3.6 cumulative grade point average at South Johnston High School … A sports management major at UNCP.
PARNELL CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 4 vs. Barton (3/25/10)
At-Bats: 7 vs. Armstrong Atlantic (4/2/10)
Walks: 2, five times (last at Armstrong Atlantic, 4/4/11)
Runs Scored: 4 vs. Barton (3/25/10)
RBI: 3, five times (last vs. St. Andrews, 4/25/11)
Stolen Bases: 2, three times (last vs. Clarion, 3/10/11)
Doubles: 2 at Columbus State (3/27/11)
Triples: 1, four times (last vs. Belmont Abbey, 4/22/10)
Home Runs: 1, 12 times (last vs. St. Augustine's, 4/13/11)
Hitting Streak: 7 games (3/13/10 - 3/25/10)