|7 Heather Parker
Started every game for the Red Raiders in 2006 ... a spectacular defensive shortstop, she hit for a .259 slugging percentage in 2006 as her power numbers rose ... Hit 2 home runs to lead the team to an 8-3 win over Missouri at the University of Arizona Tournament.
Started 48 games for the Red Raiders at shortstop ... Led the team with 21 runs scored ... Hit her lone home run of the season on March 20 against Liberty ... Batted .178 in 118 at bats and turned in 16 RBI ... Was 5-of-7 on stolen base attempts on the year, including a perfect 3-for-3 in conference play.
Collected hits in the last two games of the Bobcat Classic, connecting on her first career home run against UTSA ... Hit a three-run home run in first game of doubleheader against UTEP ... Posted a season-high six game hitting streak, dating from Feb. 22 to March 5.
Led Lindale High to a pair of Texas 3A State Tournament appearances ... Named first-team All-District utility player and first-team All-District shortstop ... Twice named Defensive Player of the Year ... Participated in basketball, volleyball and track where she garnered many individual honors including honorable mention All-State in volleyball ... Regional qualifier in track ... Active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and her church.
Born May 9, 1985, to parents Clay and Jana Parker ... Father is in sales and mother is a homemaker ... Has a brother, Adam, and a twin sister, Ashley, who is the Red Raider centerfielder ... Married to Kyle Wright.