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Jordan Parker

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
La Cueva

Height:
6-6

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
03/29/1982

Experience:
3L

NEW MEXICO:

Fifth-year senior who will power the UNM throws group this spring after redshirting in 2004...has worked diligently throughout his career to turn himself into one of the top shot put and discus men in the Mountain West Conference.

2004: (outdoor) Redshirt season...(indoor) Placed eighth in the shot put with a career-best mark of 54-01.00 to score at the conference indoor championships for the first time...owned the team's fifth-best marks in the shot put and weight throw...won the shot at Northern Arizona with a toss of 53-05.50...four top-5 finishes.

2003: (outdoor) MWC finalist in the discus, finishing ninth with a career-best throw of 163-04...career-best shot put mark of 49-01.50 came in a second place finish at NMSU...notched six top-5 finishes on the year...(indoor) Second on the team in the shot put and weight throw...season-best weight throw effort of 48-10.25 was good for seventh at NAU...placed 12th at MWC Championships with a top mark of 49-00.25 in the shot.

2002: (outdoor) Shattered his previous personal-bests both the shot and discus...top discus throw of 149-04.50 was ranked ninth in the conference, while best shot put effort of 48-08.25 was 12th in the MWC...had five top-five finishes on the season...(indoor) Owned the team's top two times in the shot put, where he was ranked 10th in the MWC with a top mark of 48-06.25...throw was good for ninth at the MWC Championships.

2001: (outdoor) Competed in 14 events during the seasons...was UNM's top performer in the shot put...finished second in the shot at the NMSU Invitational and also took third in the discus...season-best throw of 45-09.25 in the shot put was good for eighth at the Michael Johnson Classic...also eighth at the UT-Arlington Invite with a season-best effort of 145-09 in the discus...(indoor) Owned the team's top five marks in the shot put.

HIGH SCHOOL:

A letterwinner in track and field and football at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque under Matt and Mark Henry.

PERSONAL:

Born on March 29, 1982 in Oklahoma City, Okla...age is 23...son of Jeff and Cheryl Parker...has a brother, James, and a sister, Staci...major is Business Administration.

COLLEGIATE BESTS - OUTDOOR

Shot Put: 49-01.50, Discus 163-04

COLLEGIATE BESTS - INDOOR

Shot Put: 49-00.25, Weight Throw: 48-10.25
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