Summer 2006: Played for the San Diego Mavericks of the Western Baseball Association … Teammate of current Jayhawk Erik Morrison.
2006 (Junior): Appeared in 45 games, making 27 starts behind the plate … Hit .160 with four doubles, two homers and 12 runs scored … Led the team with seven sacrifice bunts … First hit of the season was a solo homer at Hawaii-Hilo (2/4) … Went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs against No. 9 San Diego (2/18) … Hit a two-run homer at Oklahoma State (4/15) … Also enjoyed a two-hit performance against Texas A&M (5/21).
Palomar Community College: Selected MVP by his teammates … Voted to the All-Pacific Coast Conference First Team … Member of retiring coach Bob Vetter[apos]s all-time Palomar team, in the company of such catchers as ex-Major Leaguer Troy Afenir (uncle of KU teammate Buck Afenir) … Clinched the Pacific Coast Conference championship when his walk-off home run to beat San Diego Mesa 2-1 on April 23 … Batted .328 for the season … Led the team in RBI (37), extra-base hits (14) and sacrifice flies (seven), was second on the team in doubles (nine) and walks (26), was tied for second on the team in hits (45) and was tied for third on the club in runs (28) … Batted .320 in Pacific Coast Conference play … Struck out only four times in conference games in 75 at-bats … Threw out 21 of 36 runners attempting to steal … Named conference Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman … Was runner-up for the 2004 Pacific Coast Conference Player of the Year honors … Voted to the All-Pacific Coast Conference First Team … Hit .336 for the Comets, including .344 in conference games, and threw out 21-of-33 runners attempting to steal during his rookie campaign.
High School: Named All-North County Second Team and was runner-up in the Duke Snider Home Run Derby as a senior at Rancho Buena Vista High School … Coached by Steve Hargrave … Was the Longhorns[apos] 2002 Defensive Player of the Year on a squad that won the Palomar League championship and the CIF-San Diego Section Division I title … Hit .320 as a senior and .318 as a junior.
Personal: Born April 15, 1985, in La Jolla, Calif. … Parents are Alan and Vicki Parzyk … Grandfather, Marc Constantine, played basketball at the University of West Virginia with Jerry West … A history major.