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UNC Baseball Bio
27 Tate Parrish
Lefty specialist has appeared in 77 games during his three years on campus • Continues to be a valuable asset out of the Carolina bullpen.

Junior (2013)
Finished the season with a 1.35 ERA, third lowest on the team, while making 20 appearances out of the bullpen • Allowed just four hits and one earned run in 6.2 innings while striking out 10 • Posted the third lowest opponent batting average on the team, allowing opposing batters to hit just .148 with only one extra-base hit • Recorded saves in back-to-back outings against Liberty (4/10) and Virginia Tech (4/14) • Struck out two Hokies to seal the win in Blacksburg.

Sophomore (2012)
Appeared in 25 games out of the bullpen, posting a 2.89 ERA • Posted a 1-0 mark on the season • Threw 9.1 innings of work, allowing three earned runs • Struck out 13, while walking just five • Earned his first career win by notching a strikeout against the only batter he faced in 0.1 innings of work against Wake Forest (5/23) • Tied his career-high strikeout count with three against Gardner-Webb (3/14) • Appeared in 19 straight games without giving up an earned run from Feb. 18 through May 8 • Finished the season with a pair of strikeouts against St. John's in NCAA play (6/3). Summer 2012: Appeared in 12 games for the Chatham Angels of the Cape Cod League • Posted a 1-3 mark at the Cape with a 2.45 ERA in 14.2 innings of work • Struck out 18 batters over the summer.

Freshman (2011)
Appeared in the second most games with 32 on the year out of the bullpen • Posted a 2.20 ERA in 16.1 innings pitched • Opponents hit just .164 against him on the year (9-55) • Struck out 15 batters, while walking 10 for the season • Made 13 appearances during the ACC season tossing six innings • Struck out eight and walked four in ACC play • Ranked second on the team in first batters retired as he sat down 23 of the first 32 batters he faced (.719) • Inherited 30 runners on the year and allowed just four to score (.133 percent) the fewest on the team • Allowed just one run over his final 16 appearances of the year • Tied for the team lead with seven holds • Made his first career appearance at Cal State Fullerton (2/19) • Threw a career-long two innings at Georgia Tech (5/14) and struck out a career-high three batters • Struck out a pair in back-to-back outings against High Point (3/25) and Duke (3/26) • Made a pair of appearances at the College World Series against Vanderbilt (6/18 & 6/22). Summer 2011: Made a pair of appearances for the Asheboro Copperheads in the Coastal Plain League • Posted a 1-1 record with a 3.18 ERA in 5.2 innings of work • Struck out seven and walked four.

Smithfield-Selma High School
Played for coach Mike Joyner at Smithfield-Selma High School • Versatile performer was rated North Carolina's No. 11 prospect by Impact Baseball and ranks No. 17 according to Perfect Game • Ranked No. 413 nationally by Perfect Game • Two-time all-state selection and a four-time all-conference honoree • Named conference's most valuable pitcher as a junior • North Carolina State Games participant • Also played basketball • Named to the Honor Roll.

Personal
Christian Tate Parrish is the son of Frank and Kim Parrish • Born in Smithfield, N.C. • Birthday is May 30 • Majoring in exercise and sport science at Carolina.

Position: Left Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Smithfield, N.C.
High School: Smithfield-Selma
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