Marisa Parker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oroville, Calif.

High School:
Oroville HS '01

Last College:
Butte College

Height:
5-9

Position:
Throws

Major:
Organizational Studies

2005: Led Aggies in hammer throw, firing 47.62 (156-3) at Hornet Invite... Won Div. I Independent title at 47.19 (154-10).

BUTTE COLLEGE: Captured the 2005 California Commission on Athletics (COA) Pepsi Scholar-Athlete Award, the highest honor awarded to the state's community college student-athletes... Compiled 3.92 GPA and was selected to Phi Theta Kappa honor society... Set school hammer record of 138-2, breaking previous mark by almost 13 feet... Placed 5th in hammer (40.41m, 132-7) at NorCal championships... Won hammer at Golden Valley Conference meet, helping Roadrunners to team title.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated among top 10 from Oroville HS in 2001, where she attended as a freshman and senior... Also attended Aberdeen Central in 1998-99 and Tournai (Belgium) in 1999-2000.

PERSONAL: Born in Seattle, Wash.... Majoring in organizational studies... Mother is Michal Parker... Aspires for career in medicine... Best athlete she's faced is current Aggie teammate Sara Clinkenbeard, then of Sacramento City College.