July 18, 2013
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Throughout the month of July, AuburnTigers.com will profile each of the eight new Auburn women's basketball players. Join us today as we get to know junior guard Kiani Parker.
Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Fort Walton Beach High School
5-9 | Guard
Played two seasons at Northwest Florida State College... Averaged 11.0 points 3.9 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game as a sophomore, while also leading the school to the NJCAA national quarterfinals and a 26-5 record... Finished her sophomore year with a total of 108 steals, ranking 12th in the nation at 3.9 per game... Named to the Panhandle Conference First Team and All-State Teams in her final season... In her freshman year she averaged 7.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.4 steals per game while leading the team to a 23-6 record... Named to the Panhandle Conference Second team following her freshman year.
Played Holly McDaniel at Fort Walton Beach High School... A four-year varsity starter... Selected to the Northwest Florida Daily News All-Area First Team while also earning All-Conference honors as a junior and senior... Won three district championships with two regional finals appearances... a three-time All-Area selection... Played AAU for Faith Discipline Diligence.
Full name is Kiani Letitia Parker... Daughter to Keith and LeQuita Parker... Has two siblings: Kiara, who played basketball at the University of West Alabama and Springhill College, and Kameron... Majoring in Psychology.