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26 Mick Parks
Mick  Parks

Kenilworth, Ill.

High School:
New Trier

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175



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Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke (by Matt Riley)


Men's Lacrosse vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)


Men's Lacrosse vs. Drexel (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Drexel (by Matt Riley)

• Appeared in all 16 of UVa's games
• Tallied 157 wins at the faceoff X, which is the eighth-most by a Cavalier in a season
• Was 15x27 on faceoffs with 11 ground balls against No. 12 Loyola (Feb. 6)
• The 11 ground balls against Loyola were a career high
• With 17.7 seconds left in regulation and UVa trailing by a goal, won a faceoff that led UVa to tie No. 12 Loyola and forcing overtime
• Won the overtime faceoff against Loyola that led to the game-winning goal
• Dished an assist against the No. 12 Greyhounds
• Dished out an assist at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Won a career-high 24 faceoffs against No. 8 Syracuse (March 1)
• The 24 faceoff wins rank No. 2 all-time at UVa for wins in a game
• Scored lone goal of the season against No. 6 North Carolina (April 26) in the ACC Showcase game


• Appeared in 14 of UVa's 15 games
• Tallied 167 wins at the faceoff X, which ties Jack deVilliers (2005) for the sixth-most by a Cavalier in a season
• Scored first career goal against Drexel (Feb. 16)
• Scored second career goal against Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 26)
• Both career goals came immediately after winning a faceoff
• Led UVa with 70 ground balls
• Became the first FOGO to led UVa in ground balls since Chad Gaudet in 2009
• Picked up a career-high 11 ground balls and won 14-of-19 faceoffs against North Carolina (April 6)
• Went 16-of-21 at Syracuse (March 1) and 16-of-23 versus Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 26)


• Appeared in 15 of UVa's 16 games
• Did not play against No. 3 Syracuse
• Made collegiate debut at No. 20 Drexel
• Went 3-of-7 on faceoffs at No. 20 Drexel
• Went 3-of-10 on faceoffs against VMI
• Picked up first career ground ball against VMI
• Went 11-of-16 on faceoffs against Stony Brook
• Went 13-of-19 on faceoffs at Mount St. Mary's
• Went 9-of-16 on faceoffs against No. 3 Cornell


• All-American in 2010 and 2011
• All-Illinois in 2010 and 2011
• Team MVP in 2010 and 2011
• Owns school record for career (356) and season (146) ground balls
• Broke the career record of former UVa All-American Matt Kelly who graduated from New Trier in 2005
• No. 2 all-time at New Trier with 121 career goals and 57 goals in a season
• Owns the school record for points in a season with 98 and ranks No. 2 all-time with 190 career points
• No. 3 all-time in career assists (69) and No. 4 all-time with assists in a season (41)
• Member of state title teams in 2008, `09, `10 and `11
• On the honor roll while at New Trier

• Son of Michael and Suzanne Parks
• Has an older sister, Carolyn, a younger sister, Mary and three younger brothers, John, Luke and Danny
• Enjoys video games

Parks' Career Statistics



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