#24 - Robyn Parks
Position: G/F
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Waldorf, Md.
Height: 6-0
Previous School: North Point High School

THE BASICS:
  • Parks has tremendous upside with her size, athleticism and versatility
  • She has the ability to play at both the guard and forward positions, and her style of play fits well with VCU’s overall approach
  • She saw action in all but one game as a freshman, averaging 12.8 minutes per outing (most among six players with no starts)
  • Parks contributed 3.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg, while tallying 15 assists, 13 steals and seven blocks
  • Originally from Waldorf, Md., Parks has also lived in Turkey (1994-96) and Guam (1997-99)
  • She was a two-time Player of the Year at North Point High School


2011-12 SEASON (SOPHOMORE)

  • Was bothered throughout the season by a nagging foot injury suffered in early December
  • Appeared in 33 games with 15 starts
  • Averaged 6.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.8 steals per game
  • Scored in double figures in 11 games after just four, eight-point performances as a freshman
  • Established career highs with 18 points (season-best 7 of 11 shooting) and nine rebounds in a win at UMKC (11/19)
  • Averaged 11.0 ppg and 4.0 rpg in a pair of games in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament
  • Chipped in eight points and six rebounds off the bench at St. Joe’s in the second round of the WNIT
  • Added 15 points and six boards in just 18 minutes off the bench at Winthrop (11/27)
  • Finished with 10 points against Old Dominion (1/11), and followed with 10 points, six rebounds, four assists and two blocks at William & Mary (1/15)
  • Contributed 10 points on 5 of 6 shooting off the bench vs. JMU (2/12)
  • Tallied five points, eight rebounds and four assists against UNCW (1/8)
  • Added seven points and five boards vs. W&M (2/16)
  • Dished out a career-high four assists against Richmond (12/1) and added four steals at Liberty (11/15)
  • Contributed nine points, including a career-best five free throws against Morgan State (12/28)
  • Has recorded a career-best three blocks twice this year: at UMKC (11/19) and at Winthrop (11/27)


2010-11 SEASON (FRESHMAN)       

  • Saw action in all but one game as a freshman, averaging 12.8 minutes per outing (most among six players with no starts)
  • Contributed 3.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg, while tallying 15 assists, 13 steals and seven blocks.
  • Established career-highs in minutes (21), points (eight on a perfect 4-of-4 shooting) and rebounds (7) against George Mason (1/9/11)
  • Added eight points (4-of-5 shooting), a pair of assists, a block and a steal at UNC Wilmington (2/3/11)
  • Collected five points and a career-high tying seven rebounds in a win against Northeastern (1/16/11)
  • Tallied four points, five rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block in 16 minutes at Radford (12/23/10)
  • Contributed five points with three rebounds in just eight minutes at William & Mary (1/2/11)
  • Collected four points and three rebounds in 12 minutes at Coppin State (12/8/10) before adding four points in 16 minutes against Liberty (12/21/10)
  • Played a career-high 26 minutes and added eight points in VCU’s regular season finale at Georgia State (3/2/11)
  • Closed the regular season with back-to-back eight-point performances
  • Scored seven points and went a perfect 3-for-3 at the free throw line to help the Rams to a season sweep of Old Dominion for the first time since the 1972-73 season


HIGH SCHOOL     

  • Played four seasons at North Point High School
  • Was named Player of the Year in both her junior and senior seasons
  • Played for the Southern Maryland Lady Clippers AAU program


PERSONAL           

  • Originally from Waldorf, Md., but has also lived in Turkey (1994-96) and Guam (1997-99)
  • Her mother attended Morgan State
  • Majoring in forensic science
  • Born July 19, 1992


CAREER STATS AT VCU

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds   
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg  
2010-11   30-0    385/12.8   31-84   .369    0-0    .000   29-41   .707  32-48    80  2.7  31-0   15  25   7  13   91/3.0  
2011-12   33-15   673/20.4   83-217  .382    1-3    .333   51-74   .689  47-59   106  3.2  36-0   28  48  15  25  218/6.6  
TOTAL     63-15  1058/16.8  114-301  .379    1-3    .333   80-115  .696  79-107  186  3.0  67-0   43  73  22  38  309/4.9  


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