Missouri State still without a win in MVC action; limited to three shots on Saturday
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2012, Spring 2012
2012: Appeared in all 17 matches...Started every game except for Senior Night...Was second on the team in shots (18) and shots on goal (6)...Credited with an assist in the Bears' 2-1 loss to conference foe SIU Edwardsville (Oct. 13)...Scored his first collegiate goal in the first half against 19th-ranked SMU (Oct. 21); Penetrated the Mustangs' defense and scored from 30 yards out to snap Missouri State's four-game losing streak with a 1-1 decision.
2011: Capped off a successful first year with an MVC All-Freshman accolade...Played in all 19 matches as a freshman...Was in the starting lineup for more than half of the Bears' 19 matches, logging 12 starts...Had his longest outing against Tulsa (Sept. 1), playing 81 minutes...Recorded his first assist as a Bear on a feed to Heath Melugin in MSU's conference-opening win against Central Arkansas (Oct. 8)...Delivered a crisp pass to Cole Alexander in the Bears' 3-0 blanking of Evansville for his second assist...Earned his first letter...Registered seven shots and two shots on goal.
Background: Was a four-year starter and captain at Joplin (Mo.) High School...Named all- district Offensive Player of the Year...Also made the all-conference first team and academic all-conference honorable mention during his sophomore and junior seasons.
Personal: Parker Maher is the son of Tony and Peggy Maher...Born on July 12, 1993 in Fort Smith, Ark...His twin brother, Samuel, also attends Missouri State University...Undecided on a major.