Just how many Jocelyn Parnells are there at Mount Pleasant High School?
During the last four years, Parnell's name has appeared in so many box scores for numerous sports that one would have to wonder if one person could have done it all.
But she has. Including this spring season, during which Parnell plays for both the Tigers' softball and track and field teams, she will have earned 16 varsity letters by graduation in June.
That's being awarded four varsity letters per year for four years, when there's only three sports seasons - fall, winter and spring - each school year.
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Parnell started making an impact on the Tigers' sports programs shortly after she started at Mount Pleasant in 2006. She made the varsity volleyball team that year and cracked the starting lineup when another player got injured.
From her sophomore through her senior season, Parnell made all-conference every year as a middle hitter.
In basketball, Parnell played on the varsity team for four years and received an honorable mention all-conference nod her junior season. This year, Parnell's sister, Jenna, who is also Mount Pleasant's junior varsity coach, moved up to coach Jocelyn's varsity team during head coach Courtney Johnson's maternity leave.
As the spring season of her freshman year approached, Parnell said several people encouraged her to simultaneously try softball and track and field. She and her mother approached softball coach and athletic director Gary Calamari, who supported her wish to play both sports.
The junior varsity softball team and track and field schedules were fairly compatible, so Parnell didn't miss much game time.
She set a precedent that she's followed since: Parnell would make attending games a priority, no matter which team it was.
When neither team has a game, she will attend practices for both teams. And there have been times when Parnell has competed in a track and field meet and softball game in the same day.
"A lot of coaches say their kids are good overall kids," said Neil Pifer, Mount Pleasant's girls' track and field coach. "But she excels in the classroom and on the field. She donates time to community. ... It's hard to put up superlatives without feeling redundant."
The spring sports are what she excels in the most. Parnell broke her first track and field school record as a freshman in the shot put and discus, an event in which she claimed the conference title in her first year in high school..
Parnell has qualified for the state meet in the discus for three straight years. She finished fifth as a sophomore and second as a junior. Last year, she won a shot put regional title and placed 10th at the state meet.
In softball, she played one year of junior varsity before she broke the varsity starting lineup as a sophomore. She has shared time at first base, third base and as a designated hitter. She had a breakout season as a junior when she belted 10 home runs, knocked in 54 runs and was selected 2A all-state.
This season, Parnell continues her slugging ways, highlighted by a two-homer game against Sun Valley at home in which her fourth inning grand slam broke a 3-3 tie.
This past winter, Parnell also competed in indoor track and field for the first time, not letting it conflict with basketball.
Indoor track and field is a much less formal commitment than outdoor track. Parnell qualified for the state meet in the shot put and placed second with a throw of 36 feet, 4.5 inches - her best throw ever.
Parnell, the daughter of Stan and Jody Parnell, credits her love of sports to her family. Sister Jenna was a 2004 Mount Pleasant grad, and her brother, Bryant, was a baseball standout, graduating in 2000.
"Basically I grew up on a ball field," said Parnell.
Playing all of those sports has only left her indecisive about which one she likes most.
"I like them all," she said. "I like whichever one I'm playing at the time."