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Cross Country (M): Parks Edwards

Parks Edwards


  Ht.: 5-10    Wt.: 135
  Hometown: Greenville, S.C.
  Previous School: J. L. Mann High School
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major:

2012
Named Second-Team All-South Atlantic Conference with an eighth-place finish at the SAC Championships (27:35.4) … Earned NCAA D-II All-Academic Award … Led the Trojans with a 47th place finish in a time of 33:40.6 at the NCAA Southeast Regionals … Claimed 20th with a time of 16:19.62 at Furman’s Gene Mullin Invitational … Also paced AU at the Winthrop Invitational … Member of Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society … Named Preseason First-Team All-Conference ... Member of the SAC Commissioners Honor Roll.

2011
Named First-Team All-South Atlantic Conference … Earned NCAA D-II All-Academic Award … Finished second (27:09) on the squad at the season-opening Eye Opener, hosted by USC Upstate … Crossed the line in 19th at Furman’s Gene Mullin Invitational in a time of 27:21 … Posted a 29th-place finish to lead the Trojans to sixth-place at the NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country Championships.

2010
Named to the all-freshman team after finishing 16th (26:37) at the SAC Championships … Earned 52nd (28:49.67) at the Clemson Invitational … Finished 43rd (33:41.8) at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships … Named to the NCAA D-II Individual All-Academic Team.
 
High School
Member of J.L. Mann’s 2007 Boys 3A State championship cross country team … Named All-State in 2007, 2008 and 2009 … Recorded personal best of 16:19 on the 5K, 10:04 in the 3200 meter and 4:32 in the 1600 meter.

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