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Parker Bates
Parker  Bates

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tyler, Texas

High School:
Robert E. Lee High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
OF

Experience:
1L

05/22/2018

Diamond ‘Dogs Set to Face Rice to Open C-USA Tournament

Game will be streamed on ESPN3.

05/22/2018

Eight Bulldogs Recognized in All-Conference Awards

Tech saw eight total awards in Tuesday's release from the league.

05/18/2018

Bulldogs Make History in Series-Clinching Win over Old Dominion

Tech improves to 20-9 in league play.

05/17/2018

Bulldogs Take Care of Old Dominion, 11-3

Tech matched its win total from last year with win no. 36.

05/14/2018

Bates Named C-USA Co-Hitter of the Week

The centerfielder hit .417 last week.

05/19/2018

LA Tech vs. ODU 5-19-18

Photo's from Tech's walk-off win over Old Dominion.

05/09/2018

LA Tech vs. Middle Tennessee 5-5-18

Photos from Tech's 15-12 win over Middle Tennessee

02/21/2018

LA Tech vs. McNeese 2-20-18

Photo's from Tech's 2018 home-opening win over the Cowboys.

2017: Saw action in 30 games and notched 10 hits in 56 at-bats ... Drew 16 walks, resulting in a season on-base percentage of .378 ... Did not make an error in 30 games played in the outfield ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a walk against Charlotte on March 24 ... Launched a three-run home run in his first-career game against Arkansas Pine-Bluff on February 17.

High School: Graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 2016 ... In his final two seasons at Robert E. Lee High School, Bates posted batting averages over .350 on his way to earning all-East Texas honors during his senior campaign ... Named the 2014 All-East Texas Newcomer of the Year and the 2014 District 12-5A Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore outfielder ... Earned First Team All-District 11-6A as a junior for the Red Raiders ... As a sophomore, he led the team with a .425 average with 27 runs scored ... Helped lead Robert E. Lee to its 14th straight playoff appearance as a junior after hitting .342 with 19 RBI's and a .432 on base percentage.

Personal: Born on November 16, 1997 to David and Melinda Bates in Tyler, Texas ... Has one sister, Zoe.

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