FALL 2007: Won his first two matches of the season... bothered by an ankle injury causing him to withdraw from two straight matches... singles record was 4-4... paired up with his brother, Johnny, for a 2-4 doubles mark.
JUNIOR: Nearly perfect in his first season as a Lobo, going 17-2 in singles and 13-8 in doubles... 17 singles wins in the spring tied his bother, Johnny, for the most in the season... in dual matches, went perfect at No. 4 (2-0) and No. 6 (6-0) while posting a 9-2 mark at No. 5... posted a season-high nine-match singles win streak March 2-24... also recorded a season-high eight-match doubles win streak Feb. 2-March 9, teaming with Kamil Pajkowski and Johnny Parkes... briefly held a national singles ranking of No. 175.
BATH UNIVERSITY: Played for Bath University for two years posting a 21-5 record... helped Bath win the University Cup as well as the League Championship (equivalent to National Championships in USA)... awarded a Halt Blue which was recognition for superb performance.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Adrian Simcox and Chris Peet at Millfield School in Southport, England... won National Public Schools Competition in 2001, 2002, and 2003... won under 15 National Championships... County Cup Winner for under 18 in 2001... represented Great Britain at the junior level.
PERSONAL: Born Apr. 5, 1985 in Southport, Merseyside, England... Parents are Terry and Jayne Parkes... favorite food is pizza, pasta and chicken... favorite athlete is Stevie Gerrard (midfielder for Liverpool)... has one younger brother Johnny who also plays for UNM... says his greatest thrill while participating in sports is supporting in team events and competing... a Business major.