SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Parker Marcon of Paw Paw High School in Paw Paw, Michigan has inked his letter of intent to play for the Indiana University South Bend baseball team as announced by head coach Brian Blondell on Monday afternoon.
"I believe IU South Bend gives me the best opportunity to succeed both academically and athletically," said Marcon. "I am excited for an opportunity to play the sport that I love."
The 6'1" shortstop is a standout in the classroom as well as on the field. Parker ranks 19th in his graduating class and boast a 3.901 grade point average while being named Academic All-District and maintaining a spot on the Honor Roll.
While at Paw Paw High School, Marcon is very active around campus. He has also received four letters in soccer, three in basketball, and is a member of the Paw Paw Marching Band and Red Arrow Ministries.
During his sophomore campaign, Parker received first team All-Conference accolades. Marcon repeated in his junior season, earning another first team nod along with a first team All-District selection. Parker helped lead the Redskins to a Wolverine Conference championship while being named the team's most valuable player.
Parker is the son of Linda and Jeff Marcon and plans to study mathematics and communication while at IU South Bend.