Made the first field goal of her career, a late three-pointer, in Tech’s season-opening win against Niagara ... Hit the tip-in to put the Lady Raiders over the century mark two go along with two rebounds against Southeastern Louisiana ... Tied a career-high with three points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, and logged the first steal of her career against the Golden Lions ... Saw her first action in exactly a month with a late entrance against Baylor.
Notes: Averaged 0.3 points and 1.0 rebounds per game ... scored first points as a Lady Raider on Nov. 28 vs. Purdue and had a career-high 4 rebounds in six minutes of opening game of Junkanoo Jam in Bahamas.
Season Highlights: Played in seven games ... averaged 2.9 minutes per game ... scored first points as a Lady Raider on Nov. 28 vs. Purdue and had a career-high 4 rebounds in six minutes of opening game of Junkanoo Jam in Bahamas.
2012-13: Appeared in 17 games with stats vs. Texas A&M-International and Texas-Permian Basin ... Averaged 2.9 points and 2.2 rebounds per game ... Finished year with 50 points and shot 44.7 percent from the field (17-38) ... Scored a season-high 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting vs. Southwestern Adventist ... Pulled down a season-high five rebounds against Dustdevils in the season opener ... Assisted on seven baskets, blocked four shots and stole four passes.
2011-12: Appeared in 26 games with 20 starts, totaling 654 minutes ... Shot .486 from the field (67 of 138) in averaging 7.8 points per game ... Connected on 69 of 92 (.750) free throw attempts ... Pulled down 109 rebounds for a 4.2 per game average ... Credited with 12 assists, 10 blocks and four steals ... Season and career bests included 18 points at Eastern New Mexico and nine rebounds vs. Cameron, Eastern New Mexico and Southwestern Oklahoma ... Scored 10 or more points 11 times, including 14 during a 7 for 13 night at Texas Woman's.
Brock High School - Texas
Graduated in 2011 from Brock High School where she was a four-year letterwinner ... Averaged 12.1 points and 9.8 rebounds per game ... Part of a team that went 35-5 during 2010-11 and won its third straight Class 2A girls' state basketball championship ... Scored 13 points and snagged 10 rebounds in the 2011 state final vs. Winnsboro, and tallied 11 points in a semifinal victory over San Saba, en route to being named to the all-tournament team for a second time in three years ... Voted 2011 Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) All-Star Game MVP after contributing 11 points and eight rebounds to lead the North to a 48-41 win over the South ... Three-time first team all-district and all-state selection ... 2007-08 Newcomer of the Year ... National Honor Society member ... Involved with student council.
Mari Paige Parliament ... born 29 January 1993 in Houston ... Daughter of Phillip and Margaret Parliament ... enjoys outdoor sports, water skiing and was a four-time national champion in baton twirling growing up ... member of Chi Omega sorority ... works with Make-A-Wish Foundation in Lubbock ... Pre-physical therapy major.