Parks begins her first season as an assistant coach with the University of
Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team. She will serve as the squad's pitching
spent the past three seasons playing overseas. New Zealand was the final stop
where she participated with Otahuhu as they finished second in the Acukland
Softball Association, the highest in program history, along with a placing
second in all of New Zeland.
going to New Zealand, Parks competed in Austria for two years with the Vienna
Mosquitos and helped coach the Austria National Team working with the senior
squad in 2009 and junior team in 2010. The 2009 squad registered a seventh
place finish in the European Championships.
Riverside Calif., native was a four-year student-athlete at Belmont as an
infielder and pitcher. Parks ranks in first in various Briuns single-season
pitching categories during the program's Division I era including innings (221.0),
appearances (44), wins (12) and strikeouts (169).
received All-Atlantic Sun Second Team honors during the 2007 campaign as a
utility player and was selected to the conference's all-freshman team in 2006.
graduated in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Political Science.