Cavaliers squandered an eight-goal lead before winning in overtime
By Jeff White (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mark Cockerton leads the way with four goals and one assist in UVa's victory
UNC goalie Kieran Burke makes 23 saves in goal to thwart Virginia
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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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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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