Parker a Freshman All-American

The Jacksonville, FL native led the Tigers in homeruns in 2008 with 14.

Kyle Parker is the first Tiger freshman to earn All-America honors since Brad Chalk and Taylor Harbin in 2005.

Kyle Parker is the first Tiger freshman to earn All-America honors since Brad Chalk and Taylor Harbin in 2005.

June 4, 2008

Clemson utility player Kyle Parker was named a 2008 freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball. The Jacksonville, FL native and Clemson football signee hit .303 with 12 doubles, 14 homers, 50 RBIs, and a .400 on-base percentage in 57 games in 2008.

Parker, who led the team in home runs, also batted .336 with 10 homers and 34 RBIs in 29 ACC regular-season games. He tied for second in the ACC in homers and was second in RBIs in ACC regular-season contests. He was the first Tiger to receive freshman All-America accolades since 2005, when Brad Chalk and Taylor Harbin were honored.

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