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Jordan Parr
Jordan Parr
17

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Chillicothe, Ill.

High School:
Illinois Valley Central

Last College:
Parkland College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
IF/OF

Birthdate:
11/29/1990

B/T:
R/R

06/13/2013

Four Drafted Illini Sign Professional Contracts

Parrs, Lindauer, Johnson Begin Pro Careers

06/08/2013

Three Illini, One Signee Picked on Final Day of MLB Draft

Jordan Parr to Diamondbacks, Lindauer to Astros, Johnson to Athletics, Signee Greer to Reds

06/07/2013

Justin Parr Drafted by Phillies in Eighth Round

Senior Becomes Highest-Drafted Illini Since 2009

06/02/2013

Heartbreaking 6-3 Loss to Georgia Tech Ends Illini Season

Yellow Jackets Score Four in the Ninth to Knock Illinois Out of Nashville Regional

06/01/2013

Illini Hang Tough But Fall Late to Vanderbilt, 10-4

Commodores' Five-Run Eighth Inning Proves Too Much

05/13/2013

2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

04/03/2013

Illinois vs. Oakland

Photos from Illinois vs. Oakland baseball doubleheader

04/02/2013

Illinois vs. Missouri at Busch Stadium (4/2/13)

Photos of the Illini playing Mizzou at Busch Stadium in St. Louis

03/29/2013

Illinois vs. Nebraska

Photos from Illinois vs. Nebraska baseball

03/27/2013

Illinois at Tennessee Tech

Illinois at Tennessee Tech - 2/15-2/17

AT ILLINOIS
2013 - Redshirt Junior: Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 15th round of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... Named to the Nashville Regional All-Tournament Team after belting three home runs during the regional ... Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors after finishing in the top five in the Big Ten in five offensive categories ... Served as Illini clean-up hitter and tied for the most stolen bases (23) in the Big Ten and totaled a career-high nine home runs, which was tied for second in the conference ... Finished fourth in the Big Ten with 33 walks and a team-high 50 runs and sixth in the conference with 47 RBI ... Turned in a season-high 12-game hitting streak from April 12 to May 3 during which he hit .449 (22-for-49) ... Belted two homers in the victory over Georgia Tech (5/31) in the Nashville Regional ... Hit two 3-run home runs and had an RBI double for a career-high seven RBI vs. Southern Illinois (4/30), matching the most RBI by an Illini since 2004 ... Matched career-high of three runs four times and three hits three times ... Notched his fourth home run with a three-run shot vs. Oakland (3/30) ... Hit first Illini home run of the season during a 3-for-6 day with two runs and three RBI in the season opener at Tennessee Tech (2/15) ... Notched a triple and his second home run at Texas-Arlington (3/2) ... Belted third homer in final inning in Waco, completing the sweep of Baylor (3/9) ... Had 21 multi-hit games and started the season on a 10-game hitting streak ... Shifted from 1B to LF this season and had 6 outfield assists, which led the team ... Academic All-Big Ten. | Game-by-Game Stats

2012 - Redshirt Sophomore: Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 26th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft but did not sign a contract, opting to return for his redshirt-junior season ... Started all 53 games at first base ... Led the Illini with a .348 average, 45 RBIs, 13 doubles and shared the home run lead with Brandon Hohl (five) ... Also led the team in hitting with runners in scoring position (.397) and with two outs (.424), and had a team-best 22 two-out RBIs ... His 70 hits and 45 RBIs were the most by an Illini since 2009 ... Had at least one hit in 46 of 53 games ... Led the Big Ten in fielding double plays (62), chances (503) and putout (470) ... Ranked seventh in the Big Ten in RBIs (45) and eighth in slugging percentage (.517) ... Shared the team lead with 20 multiple-hit games and led the team with 12 multiple-RBI games ... Reached base in 23 of 24 Big Ten games ... Had at least one hit in his first 13 collegiate games ... Hit his first collegiate home run against No. 27 St. John's (2/19) ... Went 7-for-15 at the Nike College Showcase, including a 2-for-4 game against No. 18 Oregon and a 3-for-4 game against Connecticut ... Went 4-for-10 in the Nebraska series ... Was 5-for-10 with four RBIs and four runs in the Mississippi Valley State series ... Went 3-for-3 with two walks against Eastern Illinois (4/10), falling a home run short of hitting for the cycle ... Went 5-for-13 with two RBIs and two runs in the Northwestern series ... Went 5-for-14 with four RBIs and four runs in the Michigan State series ... Played for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League along with Illini teammates Kevin Johnson, Justin Parr and Reid Roper during the summer.

PRIOR TO ILLINOIS
Hit .355 with 50 runs scored and 32 RBI, while making just one error in 85 chances for Parkland College in 2011 ... Redshirted the 2010 season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked 63rd in the class of 2009 and was the No. 13 infielder in Illinois by Prep Baseball Report ... Named an All-North Central Illinois Conference selection in baseball and basketball in 2009 ... Helped IVC to a second-place finish at the 2008 IHSA Class 2A state tournament ... Earned MVP honors at the Great Western Basketball Shootout in 2009 ... Named to the Bloomington Holiday Classic all-tournament team in 2009.

PERSONAL
Born November 29, 1990 ... Parents are Cameron and Sue Parr ... Has an older brother, Josh; a twin brother, Justin; and a sister, Jessica ... Majoring in communication ... Brother, Josh, was a three-year starter for the Illini before being drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2011 ... Twin brother, Justin, also plays for the Illini ... Favorite athlete is Mark DeRosa because he always plays hard and will play anywhere to help the team ... Lists his father as the person who most influenced his athletic career because he always supported Jordan's dreams and did everything to help him achieve his goals.

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