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Holly Parent
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Holly Parent 1264791
Position: High Jump
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Victoria, B.C. Canada
High School: Reynolds Secondary
WSU CAREER. REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2012-13): Indoor - Season-best high jump was 1.74m/5-8 1/2i at WSU Open…at MPSF Championships tied for fourth with clearance at 1.71m/5-7 1/4i…Outdoor - Runner-up at Pac-12 Championships after high jump season-best of 1.81m/5-11 1/4…at NCAA West Prelim cleared bar at 1.65m/5-5 to tie for 39th…named to Pac-12 All-Academic track and field second team.
JUNIOR (2011-12): Did not compete.
SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Indoor - Soared to PR height in high jump of 1.83m/6-0i at WSU Open (1/15/11, Pullman)…finished ninth at MPSF Championships with 1.69m/5-6 1/2i clearance…mark tied for fifth-best in school history…at NCAA Indoor Championships cleared 1.74m/5-8 3/4i for 15th place…second team All-America…Outdoor - Reached PR height of 1.85m/6-0 3/4 at Jim Click Shootout (4/2/11, Tucson)…mark is fourth-best in school history…finished eighth at Pac-10 Championships (1.69m/5-6 1/2)…tied for 24th (1.65m/5-5) at NCAA West Prelims…named to Pac-10 All-Academic second team.
FRESHMAN (2009-10): Indoor - High jumped NCAA Provisional Qualifying height of 1.82m/5-11 1/2i at Vandal Indoor (2/5/10, Moscow)…mark is sixth-best in WSU all-time standings…placed third at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships with high jump of 1.79m/5-10 1/2…tied for 12th at NCAA Indoor Championships (1.78m/5-10i)…Outdoor - Fourth place at Pac-10 Championships (1.80m/5-10 3/4)…finished ninth at NCAA Preliminary Round competition with season-best 1.81m/5-11 1/4 (5/29/10, Austin)…did not clear a bar at NCAA Championships…won high jump at Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships with leap of 1.77m/5-9 3/4 (7/4/10, Moncton, New Brunswick)…at 13th Annual IAAF World Junior Championships finished ninth in prelims with bar clearance at 1.78m/5-10 (7/23/10, Moncton, NB).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Competed in three sports at Reynolds Secondary school…played middle blocker in volleyball for coach Courtney Howe…played forward in basketball for coach Sanjai Sundher…was heptathlete and high jumper on track and field team for coaches John May and Greg Peters…won Academic Excellence honors all four years…was track team MVP all four years…as freshman won gold medal in pentathlon at B.C. Summer Games where she set records in high jump and pentathlon…sophomore year member of B.C. Youth Team…placed fourth in the Canadian Juniors heptathlon in New Brunswick… accorded Top Junior Girls Athlete Award…junior season tied the provincial and national youth high jump record by clearing the bar at 1.80m/5-10 3/4…member of Canadian Junior team…competed at World Junior Championships in Poland…member of Canadian Youth Commonwealth team…took fourth place in Pune, India…accorded Top Senior Girls Athlete Award…in 2009, finished third in Canadian Junior Championships…was Pan American Games qualifier…B.C. Junior team member, third place at Prince Edward Island…won gold medal in high jump at 2009 Canada Summer Games…member of the Victoria Track & Field club…from 2005-2007 was top combined events athlete…2008 was Top Juvenile Female Athlete…one of three nominated for B.C. Athletics Top Youth Female in 2008.
PERSONAL. Born in January 1991, in Victoria, British Columbia…father Bob is a retired systems professional…mother Evelyn is a project manager…older brother David and older sister Angie…enjoys alpine skiing…certified lifeguard…majoring in movement studies for a career as a physiotherapist.
High Jump - 1.85m / 6-0 3/4 (2011)
2013    High Jump             2nd      1.81m / 5-11 1/4
2011    High Jump             8th       1.69m / 5-6 1/2
2010    High Jump             4th       1.80m / 5-10 3/4
2013    High Jump             t-39th  1.65m / 5-5
2011    High Jump             t-24th  1.65m / 5-5
2010    High Jump             9th       1.81m / 5-11 1/4
2011    High Jump (Indoor)          15th     1.74m / 5-8 3/4i
2010    High Jump (Indoor)          t-12th  1.78m / 5-10i
            High Jump (Outdoor)       NH
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