Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#5 Sam Eco-Parris
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lake Stevens, Wash.
High School: Lake Stevens HS
Other College: Edmonds CC
Experience: Junior College

Career Statistics | 2013

Arizona 2013
Played in 16 games and started 13, including 11 starts at first base and two at designated hitter … Struck out in pinch-hit at-bat at UCLA (5/12) … Started at designated hitter against Alabama State (4/28), going 0-for-2 with a hit by pitch, a stolen base and run scored … Went 0-for-2 with a walk and run scored in start as designated hitter at Stanford (4/21) … Hitless in two at-bats as starting first baseman at Washington State (4/12) … Went 1-for-2 with a run scored in start against California (4/6) … Hitless in two at-bats but was hit by a pitch against Oregon State (3/17) … Batted 1-for-5 with a double and an RBI in two starts against Butler (3/12-13) … Made two starts put was hitless at plate in five trips against Columbia (3/8, 3/10) … Went 0-for-3 as starting first baseman against Texas Tech (3/5) … Was hit by a pitch in 0-for-1 game against San Francisco (3/3) … Collected a pair of doubles, drove in two runs and scored a run in 2-for-4 effort against Utah Valley (2/27) … Hitless in two tripls to the plate at Long Beach State (2/19) … Made Arizona debut as pinch-hitter in season-opener against Coppin State (2/15), finishing game 0-for-1 with a hit by pitch. Collected two hits, a run scored and two RBI in series finale (2/17).

Junior College
Attended Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Wash., and played baseball under the guidance of coach Brad Ditter for the 2011 and 2012 seasons ... Named First Team NAACC Northern Conference as a sophomore ... Hit .362 with 11 doubles and four home runs ... As a freshman, hit .258 with a pair of home runs and 16 runs batted in.

High School
Earned varsity letters under the guidance of coach Roger Anderson at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Wash., ... First Team All-State first baseman as a senior ... Named First Team All-Wesco in 2010 ... An honorable mention All-Wesco selection in 2009 ... Also played basketball during his school career.

Graduated from Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Wash., in 2010 ... Born in Kirkland, Wash., in 1991 ... Son of Scott and Deborah Parris ... Does not have any siblings ... Hobbies include bike riding and yo-yo ... Used to ride BMX and likes to golf ... A member of high school honor roll every year and finished with a 3.7 grade point average ... First member of his family to play college sports ... Considers his mother the most influential person in his life … Rooms with Mathew Troupe … Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences as a general studies major.