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Daniel Parker
  • Distance
  • Ind: Junior, Out: Senior
  • Orlando, Fla. (Boone HS)
  • BD: 6/11/84 (San Bernadino, Calif.)

CAREER VICTORIES: 6

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

3,000m: 8:12.59, 2004 SEC Championship, Lexington, Ky.
5,000m: 14:29.43, 2005 Iowa State Classic, Ames, Iowa
OUTDOOR
1,500m: 3:54.79, 2003 SEC Quad Meet, Columbia, S.C.
3,000m steeplechase: 8:54.38, 2004 NCAA East Region Championship
5,000m: 14:09.04, 2003 Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Pa.

HONORS: (One-time NCAA All-American) 2004 NCAA Outdoor All-American - Steeplechase

2006 AS A SENIOR (JUNIOR INDOOR): Wins (1): (o) Seminole Invitational steeplechase (9:06.17) Best of 9:06.08 (steeplechase) Competed in seven meets (three indoor, four outdoor) Clocked time of 9:08.85 to take 10th in steeplechase at SEC Outdoor Championships Posted second NCAA regional time of season with mark of 9:06.08 to take fourth in steeplechase at Drake Relays Also ran on 4x1,600m relay that finished less than two seconds away from school record by taking seventh in 16:40.08 Earned first win of season at Seminole Invitational by clocking NCAA regional time of 9:06.17 in steeplechase Clocked time of 8:27.04 to finish 13th at SEC Indoor Championships in 3,000m SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A JUNIOR (SOPHOMORE INDOOR): Wins (2): (o) Florida Relays steeplechase (9:06.51), 4x1,500m (16:14.76) Best of 8:58.83 (3,000m steeplechase) Competed in eight meets (four indoor, four outdoor) Took 14th in 3,000m steeplechase at NCAA East Regional Championships with time of 9:09.62 Finished fourth in 3,000m steeplechase at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with time of 8:58.83 Posted a regional qualifying time of 9:06.51 to win steeplechase at Florida Relays Also ran third leg of winning 4x1,500m relay (16:14.76) Finished 11th in 3,000m at SEC Indoor Championships with time of 8:27.30 Took 13th with a time of 14:29.43 in 5,000m at Iowa State Classic Finished third in 3,000m at Florida Intercollegiate (8:57.48).

2004 AS A SOPHOMORE (FRESHMAN INDOOR): Wins (1): (o) Penn Relays steeplechase (8:54.46) Bests of 8:54.38 (steeplechase), 8:12.59 (3,000m) and 14:32.85 (5,000m) ... Competed in 10 meets (three indoor, seven outdoor) ... Finished 10th in the steeplechase (9:04.25) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn All-America honors ... Qualified for the steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA East Regional meet in a personal-best time of 8:54.38 ... Scored at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a third-place finish in the steeplechase in 9:00.31 ... Won the open steeplechase at the Penn Relays with a time of 8:54.46 ... Finished seventh in the steeplechase at Texas Relays in 9:09.75 ... Runner-up in the 4x1500m relay and also finished sixth in the 5,000m (14:32.85) at Florida Relays ... Scored in the 3,000m at the SEC Indoor Championships with a sixth-place time of 8:12.59 ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2003 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (2): (o) Florida Relays 5,000m (14:23.61), Texas Invitational 3,000m steeplechase (9:05.37) Bests of 3:54.79 (1,500m), 9:05.37 (3,000m steeplechase), 14:09.04 (5,000m) ... Competed in six meets (all outdoor) ... Completed the 5,000m at the NCAA East Regional in 14:39.72 to finish 29th ... Scored at the SEC Outdoor Championships with an eighth-place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:18.98) ... Won the steeplechase at the Texas Invitational in a time of 9:05.37 ... Finished 12th in the 5,000m at Penn Relays in a personal-best time of 14:09.04 ... Won the 5,000m at the Florida Relays in 14:23.61 ... Named the 2002 SEC Cross Country Freshman of the Year.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: 2001 Florida Class 4A state cross country champion (15:28.93) ... Set Boone High School records in the 1,600m, 3,200m, three-mile and 5K ... Also won the 3,200m (9:33.49) at the2002 Florida Class 4A state meet ... Placed second in 1,600m at Class 4A state meet in 2002 (4:13.34) and 2001 ( 4:17.53) ... National Merit Scholarship Recipient ... Valedictorian of his high school class ... Named a Central Florida Scholar-Athlete ... Florida Dairy Farmers Scholar-Athlete ... Won numerous academic accolades in math and science 2002 graduate of Boone High School.

MAJOR: Computer and Electrical Engineering


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