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21   Geoff Parker
Geoff Parker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dade City, FL

High School:
Zephyrhills HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 249

Position:
RHP

Experience:
3 VL

B/T:
R/R


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2009: Led the team in appearances with 31 while making five starts...tied for second on the team in wins and second in opponents batting average at .229...finished the season ranked in the ACC in opponents batting average (4th) and appearances (6th)...ranked among the national leaders in hits allowed per nine innings (43rd)...posted an identical record from his freshman campaign going 6-2 with a 4.82 ERA...earned the nod as the Seminole starting pitcher on opening day against Hofstra...picked up the win allowing three runs on six hits in five innings of work...best start of the season came on May 2 against Virginia Tech - threw a season-high 6.0 innings allowing three runs, two earned, on seven hits while striking out a career-high nine batters...compiled 19.0 innings of scoreless relief, a span covering 14 games, before allowing a run in his second inning of work against Arkansas in the NCAA Super Regional...picked up the win in his first relief appearance of the season working 3.2 shutout innings against High Point...recorded a combined eight strikeouts in 6.0 innings on two separate appearances against Florida...pitched the final four innings in game one at Maryland to register his first career save...closed out the ACC regular season by throwing 6.1 scoreless innings in six appearances out of the bullpen...issued a career-high four walks in a victory over Miami in the ACC Tournament...rebounded by working three shutout innings against Virginia in the conference championship game in Durham...made a plate appearance in the sixth and laced a single to right for his first collegiate base hit...fired two shutout innings against Ohio State in the championship game of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional...held opponents to a .192 average with runners on base to led the team in that category.

2008: First team Freshman All-American by Ping! Baseball...went 6-2 with a 4.50 ERA in 14 appearances including nine starts...five of his six victories came during ACC competition...posted 56 strikeouts and issued just 20 base-on-balls in 60.0 innings of work...missed the first three and a half weeks of the season due to soreness in his arm...first collegiate game came against Georgia Tech...threw two shutout innings allowing just one hit while striking out four to pick up his first career victory...made three relief appearances before earning his first collegiate start on March 29 at Wake Forest...suffered the loss to the Deacs despite giving up just two earned runs over six innings of work with six strikeouts...impressive in his second career start, posting a career-high seven strikeouts in seven innings of work to earn a no decision against Virginia...threw a career-high eight innings in helping FSU to a series sweep of Boston College to earn his first win as a starter...notched another league victory on the road leading the Seminoles to a three-game sweep at Clemson...worked 7.2 innings against the Tigers allowing two runs on eight hits...did not allow a run for the first seven innings...went 4-1 with 24 strikeouts and a 2.86 ERA in 34.2 innings on the road during the regular season...pitched two innings in relief against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament...made three appearances for the Seminoles during the postseason...pitched an inning against Miami in the College World Series.

HIGH SCHOOL: A standout both at the plate and on the mound for Zephryhills High School...in his final season, won 10 games on the mound while posting a remarkable 1.29 ERA...earned team MVP honors as a senior and was named a first team All-State selection by the FSWA...was also named a first team All-Conference honoree in both his junior and senior seasons at Zephyrhills...played one year of football...served as a volunteer at the Special Olympics.

PERSONAL: Son of Richard and Cindy Parker...member of the 3.0 GPA Club (Spring 2009, Fall 2009) at FSU...played summer ball in 2009 with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod League...major is recreation and leisure services...born on March 22, 1989.

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