Lucy

Parker

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Defender
Height: 5'8"
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Cambridge, England
High School: Coleridge CC
Major: Kinesiology
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

2018 United Soccer Coaches Third Team All-American
2018 First Team All-SEC
2018 United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region First Team
2018 SEC Defender of the Week (Sept. 10)
2018 Top Drawer Team of the Week (Sept. 11)
2018 SEC Community Service Team
2018 LSWA First Team
2017 U-20 England Women's National Team Player Pool
U-19 England Women's National Team
U-17 England Women's National Team
U-15 England Women's National Team
3-time Arsenal Youth Player of the Year
2-time FA Youth Cup Winner

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)
Started all 24 matches for LSU and logged 2,286 minutes on the pitch … LSU’s most vocal defender at centerback … scored two goals in a 17-minute span to lift LSU over No. 8 South Carolina, 2-1, on Oct. 21 … it was the first multi-goal game of her career … the second of her two goals came in the 106th minute of the match and curled in from 30 yards out … scored her only other goal of the season on Sept. 9 against Samford … converted a penalty kick in the SEC semifinals against Tennessee to extend the match into sudden death penalties … converted a penalty kick in the fifth round of PKs against Boston University in the NCAA Tournament First Round to send LSU to the Round of 32 … took 26 shots, 16 of which were on goal … had two game winners on the season … part of LSU’s defensive unit that finished 2018 with the fifth-lowest goals against average (0.98) in school history … helped LSU’s backline hold opponents scoreless for 558 minutes, the second longest stretch in school history … helped LSU register 10 shutouts on the season; the second most in a single season LSU history.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
One of the top attacking midfielders to join the Southeastern Conference in 2017 ... Started all 18 matches in her rookie season for the Tigers ... Tied as the team's third-leading scorer with 10 points on the campaign, including three goals and four assists ... Found the net on her debut in LSU's 5-0 season-opening win over Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 18 ... Scored the winner from long range in the 87th minute in the team's 1-0 home win over Liberty on Sept. 10 ... Also scored LSU's opener in the 35th minute of a 2-1 home win over Georgia in SEC play on Oct. 5 ... Later assisted Alex Thomas' game-winning goal in the 87th minute against Georgia for a season-high three points ... Assisted Tinaya Alexander's match-winner in the sixth minute en route to a 2-0 win at George Washington on Aug. 31 ... Credited with an assist in a 3-0 away win at Colgate on Aug. 20 during the non-conference season ... Also assisted Nicole Howard's opener in a 1-1 draw at Alabama early in SEC play ... Ended the season with 38 total shots and 19 shots on goal for a .500 SOG percentage ... Set single-game highs with six shots and four shots on goal against Mississippi Valley State in her collegiate debut ... Added five shots apiece against Lamar and Liberty, including three shots on target in victory against the Flames ... Called up to England's Under-20 Women's National Team following the collegiate season for the 2017 Nike International Tournament held in Lakewood Ranch, Florida ... Appeared on the back line in England's win over Finland in the final match of the tournament ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
An experienced defender with an international pedigree as a member of England’s Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 national teams … Has earned 22 international caps at the youth level as a veteran of the England Women’s National Team system … Helped England’s U-19 team win the International Cup in October 2016 while defeating international teams from the United States, France and Northern Ireland … Coached with England’s U-19s by Mo Marley … Played in two European Championship qualification tournaments while representing England’s U-17 Women’s National Team … A 10-year member of the Arsenal Ladies youth set up from U-10 through U-20 level … Coached through the ranks at Arsenal by Angela Cuerden and John Bayer … Three times the Arsenal Player of the Year in her age group at the U-12, U-15 and U-17 levels … Twice a winner of the FA Youth Cup with Arsenal … Also a former track and field and cross country athlete as a youth … A former county and regional champion in the 800 meters … Once finished eighth in the 1,500-meter final at a national track and field competition in her native England.

PERSONAL
Full name is Lucy Michelle Parker … Born on Nov. 18, 1998 … Parents are Jane Packman and Graham Parker … Has two older sisters, Katie and Hollie … Sister, Hollie Parker, is a sophomore middle distance runner with the LSU Track & Field program … Majoring in kinesiology.

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