Bears to compete Friday in College Station, Texas.
Bears will have full contingent of runners Saturday in College Station.
Men, women to compete in North Texas meet Saturday morning.
2017 Cross Country: Raced in two meets…Opened season at the Bear Twilight Invitational, running a 4K time of 16:04.8 to finish 59th…Other race was a 32nd-place finish at the Ken Garland Invitational with a 5K time of 22:02.1.
2017 Track: Ran in one outdoor meet, competing in the 800 meters at the Michael Johnson Invitational…Finished 24th with a time of 2:23.91…Named to spring edition of Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2016 Cross Country: Competed in three meets during the fall…Posted 4,000 meter time of 16:39.1 at Bear Twilight Invitational…Ran 21:33.7 time at Ken Garland Invitational (5K)…Ended season by running the 6,000 meters at the Texas A&M Invitational, finishing with a time of 25:44.8.
High School: Three-year member of track and two-year runner for cross country squad at Hotchkiss High School in Hotchkiss, Colo., for head coach Kelly Cowan...Won 2016 Colorado 2A state title in 800 meters...Collected state titles in 2013 (4x200) and 2014 (4x400 & 4x800) as member of relays...Named first team All-State in track in 2013, 2014 and 2016...Was first team All-State in cross country during 2013 and 2014...Helped Bulldogs capture 2013 state title in cross country...Owns school records as member of 4x200, 4x400 and 4x800 relays...Set personal-bests of 58.98 (400m) and 2:18 (800m)...Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of John and Twila Parsons...Major is health sciences.