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 Cody Parker

2014: INDOOR – Reshirted. OUTDOOR – Finished second in javelin at UNLV Invitational with a mark of 209-5, qualifying him provisionally for National meet. Shortly afterwards, had to sit out the rest of season due to an injury ... granted medical redshirt.

2013: OUTDOOR – Became third Seawolf to capture a NCAA title in track & field and first in javelin ... furnished second-best throw ever in Div. II at 255-10 at the National meet on May 25 in Pueblo, Colo., helping UAA to 16th-place team finish … qualified automatically for NCAAs with a mark of 234-4 at the Long Beach Invite – improving his own then-GNAC record … earned GNAC Athlete of the Week honors on April 22, before being awarded GNAC’s Male Athlete of the Year at end of season.

2012: Made NCAA debut in javelin, collecting All-America honors with third-place finish and league-record toss of 232-5 on May 26 … named All-Region and All-Conference … named GNAC’s Track & Field Freshman of the Year … automatically qualified for the NCAAs with toss of 215-4 at Long Beach State Invite on April 21.

BEFORE UAA: Canada’s No. 1 junior men’s javelin thrower – proclaimed by Athletics Canada – after furnishing silver medal at 2011 Pan American Jr. Championships ... produced personal-best toss of 241 feet, 1 inch at Pan Ams ... took gold medal at 2011 Western Canada Summer Games with mark of 208-10 (63.66 meters).

MAJOR: Geological sciences.


OUTDOOR CAREER BESTS
Javelin: 255-10 (5/25/13 at NCAA Championships)

 

Position: Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Comox, B.C.
High School: Highland Secondary School
Experience: 2 Letters
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