Baseball

Drake Parker - 6

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Union City, Tenn.

High School:
Union City

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 160

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
Left/Right

Drake Parker

07/10/2014

Vandy Boys of Summer

Commodores back on the field after winning national championship

02/12/2014

Know your new Commodores - Drake Parker

Where is Union City, Tenn. and is it an actual city?

11/20/2013

Gold blanks Black in series finale

Swanson, Wiseman lead Gold to victory

11/14/2013

Gold rallies by Black to claim Game 1

Rogers draws bases loaded walk to end exciting game

11/13/2013

Black & Gold rosters set

Beede to face Pecoraro in opener Thursday

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COACH CORBIN QUOTE:
Drake is a very serious, driven and motivated young man who performs at the same level everyday. His skill set is built around his speed and his ability to hit the ball to all fields. As he progresses through the year, his game will continue to grow with repetitions. He is an outstanding student as well.

High School - Lettered in baseball and football at Union City HS... Captain of the baseball team 2012-13... 2013 Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State, Tennessee Baseball Report, All-State, Tennessee Baseball Coaches' Association All-State... Team set a school record with 29 wins... Played with Jordan Rodgers (Tennessee), Matt Beaty (Belmont) and Drake Byrd (Belmont).

Academics - Parker is undecided on a major in his first year at Vanderbilt.

Personal - Drake Thomas Parker... Born 10/21/94 in Union City, Tenn.... Only child of Clay and Tammy... His family has owned a farm in Dukedom, Tenn. for nearly 100 years... Favorites include Dustin Pedroia (baseball player), St. Louis Cardinals (baseball team), Assassin's Creed (video game), Forrest Gump, Zero Dark Thirty, Horrible Bosses (movies), Baseball Tonight, American Pickers (TV shows), Adam Sandler (actor), mom's lasagna (meal), AC/DC, Guns n' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers (musicians)... Says he would be in the military if not an athlete... Uses energetic as the one word to describe himself... Roommates with Ben Bowden... Chose Vanderbilt because "it was the best combination of academic and athletic excellence presented."

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