AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 18 games...Averaged 69.2% from the free throw line...Grabbed a career-high six rebounds versus Harvard (11/30/08)...Came off the bench to score seven points (season-high) in seven minutes at Iona (2/15/09)....MAAC All-Academic Team selection.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in two games...Made two-of-three 3-pointers...Named to MAAC All-Academic Team.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 25 games...Shot 41.9% from the field...Set a career-high scoring 10 points versus Western Illinois (11/25/06)...Pulled down a personal best five rebounds versus Saint Peter's (12/10/07)...Averaged 1.6 ppg and 1.3 rpg.
BEFORE SIENA: Played post-graduate year at Worcester Academy...Guided Worchester to an undefeated season and NEPSAC Class A Championship...2006 NEPSAC Class A All-Star...Four year letter winner at Franklin High School...2004 & 2005 Metrowest Daily News All-Star...
PERSONAL: The Daughter of Paul and Caryn Parnell...Born on September 18, 1986 in Boston, Mass....Has brother Sean (23)...Three year soccer letter winner in high school...Enjoys to ski and play tennis in her free time...Chose Siena for it's great academic reputation...
The Sara Parnell File
Favorite professional sports team: New England Patriots
Favorite TV show: Medium
Favorite TV show growing up: Saved By The Bell
Favorite book: The Gifts of Jimmy V
Favorite movie: He's Just Not That Into You
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Volleyball
The funniest person on the team is: Merrick
My proudest sports moment is: Winning NEPSAC Class A basketball championship and going undefeated
If I wasn't playing basketball I would be: Graduated from college
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Greece
Three words to describe me are: Easygoing, funny, caring
One thing I wish people knew about me: I'm left handed in everything except basketball
I chose number 10 because: It was my number in AAU growing up
My superstitions are: Listen to the same music before games
My favorite class at Siena is: Sensation & Perception and Intimate Relationships
My favorite thing about Siena is: Friendly atmosphere, small campus, location
Career plans: Basketball coach and teacher
(Career) Highs Points: 10 vs. Western Illinois (11/24/06) FG: 4 vs. Western Illinois (11/24/06) FGA: 7 vs. Western Illinois (11/24/06) 3FG: 2 vs. Western Illinois (11/24/06) 3FGA: 3 (twice) Rebounds: 6 vs. Harvard (11/30/08) Blocks: 2 vs. Saint Peter's (12/10/06) Assists: 2 at Maryland (12/4/06) Steals: 2 vs. Harvard (11/30/08) Minutes: 25 (three times)