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2019-20 Track and Field Roster

Austin Parsons

Throws


Class Freshman
Hometown Annandale, NJ
High School The Pingry School
Bio

TFRRS

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Set a personal best javelin throw of 63.60m at the NCAA East Region Prelims
  • Finished seventh at the ACC Championships with a mark of 62.78m in javelin
  • Placed third in the javelin (62.80 meters) at the Jesse Owens Classic
  • Secured an event win in the javelin (60.44 meters) at the Louisville Invitational
  • Event winner in the javelin with a top throw of 59.16 meters at the UNF Invitational
  • Established a PR in the javelin (62.98 meters) in a winning effort at the Victor Lopez Classic

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Attended The Pingry School
  • Finished 10th at New Balance Nationals as a junior
  • Placed fifth at states in the javelin in 2017
  • Took second in 2018 at the state meet in javelin
  • Also played hockey in high school
  • Son of Steve and Lisa Parsons.
  • Has three sisters, Abbey, Libby and Molly
  • Father, Steve, graduated from Notre Dame and sister Libby is a member of the Notre Dame Class of 2020
  • Sister, Libby, was previously a member of the track and field team
  • Intends to major in biology