UNC Women's Soccer Bio
13 Reilly Parker

ODP, National Teams & Club Soccer

Veteran of U.S. youth National Team circles • was member of U14 girls' National Team pool in 2008, U15 girls' National Team pool in 2009, U17 women's National Team pool in 2010 and U18 women's National Team pool in 2011-12 • member of Mustang Blast club team from U9-U17 level • club team captain from 2007-10 • led Mustang Blast to 2009 U14 youth soccer national championship and to 2009 and 2011 US youth soccer Region IV championships and 2010 finalist spot ª veteran of ODP program in California • member of G94 Region IV ODP Pool from 2007-11 and G94 Cal North ODP Pool from 2007-09 • played on 2010 U.S. Women's National Team Nordic Cup champion team in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Prep

Graduated from San Ramon Valley High School in 2012 • played four years of soccer there as an outside midfielder and forward • led high school team to 2009 North Coast Section championship and to finalist slots in 2010 and 2011 • was 2011 Gatorade State Player of the Year nominee.

Personal

Reilly Nicole Parker is the daughter of Michael and Julie Parker • was born August 13, 1994 in Newport Beach, Calif. • undeclared major.

Up Close With Reilly Parker

Section #1:  Soccer

1. The best thing about being a Tar Heel soccer player is carrying on the honor of playing for the women's soccer dynasty that has been created by players before me.

2. My favorite thing about competing for Coach Dorrance is the competitive environment he creates in every aspect of training.

3. Since last year the aspect of my training I've worked on the most is my technique with the ball.

4. My best friend on another college soccer team is Kate Bettinger at Stanford.

5. My greatest strengths as a soccer player are my speed and taking players on 1v1.

Section #2:  Interests

1. Away from the soccer field and academic pursuits I like to spend time running, shopping and hanging out with my sisters.

2. The best movie I've seen recently is anything with Russell Brand.

3. If I could compete in another sport at UNC it would be men's basketball.

4. The music act I'd most like to see in person is Bob Marley.

5. The personal interest I have that might surprise my teammates is I'm addicted to watching SportsCenter.

Section #3:  Food & Beverage

1. After a game at Fetzer Field, I'd like to see a buffet spread at McCaskill that included In-N-Out Burgers and Animal Style Fries.

2. My favorite beverage is water!!

3. My favorite food made by a relative is anything my Daddy cooks. (He's the best chef ever).

4. My favorite place to eat in Chapel Hill is Yogurt Pump.

5. My favorite guilty pleasure food wise is frozen yogurt.

Section #4:  Personality

1. If I possessed the gift of time travel I'd like to go to meet a dinosaur.

2.My most prized personal possession is my pup Kobe.

3. If I could go to dinner with a famous person it would be Kobe Bryant.

4. My dream job is side line reporter and sports broadcaster for ESPN.

5. The most interesting person I've met at UNC is Bryane Heaberlin.

Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: San Ramon Valley
Major: Undeclared
Experience: High School
UNC North Carolina Women's Soccer


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