Donna Papa
 
UNC Softball Bio
25 Amber Parrish
Parrish Parrish 773563

Senior Season: Had another powerful year at the plate while starting all 53 games, primarily at catcher • Earned All-ACC Second Team honors • Named to the ACC All-Tournament Team • Blasted 18 home runs and 53 RBI, second on the team in both categories • Second on the team in slugging percentage at .772 • Hit two grand slams this season against Stanford (2/6) and Nevada (2/7).

Junior Season: Started 43 of 44 games played, primarily at catcher • Led the team with 15 home runs to go along with 32 hits and 42 RBIs for a batting average of .254 • Recorded 215 putouts with a .987 fielding percentage • Ranked second on the team with 42 RBI.

Sophomore Season: Named to the 2013 All-ACC Team • Started 54 of 56 games played, primarily at catcher • Finished with a .329 batting average, recording 49 hits and 31 RBIs on the season • Registered 330 putouts with an impressive .981 fielding percentage • Led the team with 25 walks, stealing one base on one attempt • Caught 11 runners stealing and picked off three • Totaled seven homers and 17 runs scored.

Freshman Season: Appeared in 37 games and started 12 as a designated player • Notched 13 hits with four doubles and eight RBIs • Hit her first career home run at Florida State April 1 to give the Heels a 4-2 victory • Recorded a .250 batting average on the season • Tallied two hits in the NCAA Regional games.

Prep: Named all-district and all-state in her senior campaign of 2011 • Two-year captain of softball team and was selected all-conference four years in a row • Helped guide team to three regular season and conference tournament titles • Also lettered in volleyball and basketball • Was an Honor Roll student all four years • Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 

Personal: Majoring in sociology • Serves as a CREED Mentor with the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy • Her career aspirations are to care for children in some way • Her favorite book is The Bible • Daughter of Harold and Teresa Parrish • Born on Nov. 22 in Raleigh, N.C.

Parrish's Career Statistics:
Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB SO SB-ATT
2012 .250 37-12 52 5 13 4 0 1 8 20 .385 7 10 0-0
2013 ,329 56-54 149 17 49 8 0 7 31 78 .523 25 17 1-1
2014 .254 44-43 126 20 32 2 0 15 42 79 .627 21 20 0-0
2015 .345 53-53 145 30 50 6 1 18 53 112 .772 28 31 0-0
Total .305 190-162 472 72 144 20 1 41 134 289 .612 81 78 1-1
Position: Catcher/Infield
Height: 5'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wilson, N.C.
High School: James B. Hunt
UNC North Carolina Softball