Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Sam Parris
Sam Parris


Lake Stevens, Wash.

High School:
Lake Stevens HS

Last College:
Edmonds CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225





Cats Start Fast, Thwart Late Rally to Win Series

Arizona scored four times in the first inning, and Mathew Troupe stranded the tying run in the ninth to earn a save in a 6-4, series-clinching victory over California on Saturday night.


Cats Come Up Short, Swept By Beavers

Oregon State jumped out to the early lead and held off the Wildcats late to win, 8-4, on Sunday to capture a weekend sweep.


Dixon, Field Power Cats Over Bulldogs

Brandon Dixon homered twice and Johnny Field scored four runs to lead Arizona to a 14-2 victory over Butler on Tuesday evening.


Wildcats Host Texas Tech For Midweek Series

The 16th-ranked Arizona baseball team will take on Texas Tech in a two-game, midweek series beginning on Tuesday, March 5, at Hi Corbett Field.


Baseball Welcomes San Francisco to Hi Corbett Field

Arizona (8-2) plays host to San Francisco (4-5) in a three-game series this weekend beginning on Friday at 6 p.m. (MST) at Hi Corbett Field.

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 basketball, wake boarding, riding bikes, spending time with family and playing with his dogs ... 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 ... Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences with a major in Sports and Society.