50 - Emily Parker
Emily Parker
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Johnston, Iowa
High School: Johnston
Position: F

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AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012-2013:

  • Saw action in 25 games with nine starts
  • Averaged 19.3 minutes, 5.7 points and 4.1 rebounds per game
  • Ranked second on the team and ninth in the Patriot League with 0.9 blocks per game (23 total)
  • Also totaled 12 steals and 12 assists
  • Led the team in rebounding four times
  • Shot 39.6 percent from the floor (53 of 134) and 62.1 percent from the charity stripe (36 of 58)
  • Recorded a season-best 18 points with five rebounds in the season opener versus Yale
  • Tallied nine points, seven boards and two blocks versus Boston College
  • Scored 12 points in a season-best 30 minutes played against Harvard
  • Registered nine points and a season-best nine rebounds at Manhattan
  • Posted nine points and nine rebounds at Lehigh
  • Recorded 16 points, nine rebounds and tied a career-best with four blocks versus American, while tying her career-high of eight field goals made
  • Hauled in nine rebounds at Lafayette (2/20)

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-2012:

  • Named to the Patriot League All-Rookie team
  • Four-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week honoree
  • Saw action in 32 games, starting 31
  • Averaged 22.6 minutes, 10.1 points and 6.0 rebounds per game
  • Ranked second on the team and 10th in the Patriot League in rebounding
  • Ranked third on the team and 13th in the league in scoring average
  • Registered two double-doubles on the season, including a 17-point, 10-rebound performance against Yale (11/11) in her first collegiate action
  • Also had a 12-point 12-rebound performance vs. American (1/14) as her 12 boards were a season-high
  • Added 10 rebounds at Boston College (12/18) and 11 rebounds at Bucknell (2/18)
  • Ranked first on the team with 38 blocked shots, ranking eighth in the conference
  • Recorded 11 multi-block games, including a season-high four blocks at Navy (1/11)
  • Added 22 assists and 17 steals
  • Posted one 20-point performance at home against Quinnipiac (11/16)
  • Totaled 17 double-digit performances
  • Led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding nine times
  • Scored 19 points and brought down six rebounds at Colgate (1/28)
  • Hit a season-high eight field goals in two contests
  • Got to the free throw line a total of 88 times, sinking 60 free throws for a 68.2 free throw percentage
  • Finished with a 47.2 field goal percentage


  • Three-year varsity member of the Johnston basketball team, playing center under head coach Rich Gradoville
  • Captained team her senior year
  • Twice named first team All-Conference (2009-2010, 2010-2011)
  • Earned second team All-Central Iowa Metro League honors (2009-2010 & 2010-2011)
  • A Des Moines Register third team All-State selection (2010-2011)
  • Selected to the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association and Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association All-Region teams (2009-2010 & 2010-2011)
  • Earned third team All-State honors from the Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association and the Iowa Newspaper Association in 2009-2010
  • Twice named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association All-Academic team (2009-2010 & 2010-2011)
  • Chosen to the Iowa Newspaper Association All-Academic team (2010-2011)
  • A McDonald’s All-America nominee (2010-2011)
  • During her junior season, ranked seventh in Iowa Class 4A for made field goals and 11th for total rebounds
  • Played club basketball for Team Iowa under coach Marv Meier


  • Daughter of Michael and Susan Parker
  • Has one brother (Samuel)
  • Majoring in Biology