Brad Parent
Brad Parent

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Green Bay, Wis.

High School:
Preble HS

Position:
Jumps


05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

05/09/2012

Gopher Seniors Closing Out Their Journey on The Track

Senior class was part of five Big Ten Championships

04/21/2012

Gophers Leave Iowa With Three Titles

Quentin Mege wins hammer with a new personal best mark

04/18/2012

Gophers Set For a Full Weekend of Action

Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend

2012 Season - Indoor: Finished second in the high jump at the Northwest Open with a height of 6-4 1/4 (1.94m) • also competed in the high jump at the Snowshoe Open and Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: Competed in a total of four events for the outdoor season • placed fourth in the high jump at the Drake Alternate • jumped a height of 6-4 3/4 (1.95m) at the Tom Cat Twilight.

2011 SeasonIndoor:Jumped in the high jump at the Brooks Classic and finished second (6-6 ¾ ) • competed in the high jump at the Minnesota Open and placed third (6-2 ¾ )Outdoor:competed at the Macalester Twilight in the high jump and placed first (6-5).

2010 Season

Indoor: Competed in five meets • placed third at the UW-River Falls Brooks Classic with a season-best height of 6-8 3/4. Outdoor:Jumped in four meets • cleared a best of 6-5 at the Iowa Musco Twilight Meet.

2009 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School:
A 2008 graduate of Green Bay Preble High School • high school coaches were Patrick Prochnow, Jack Drankoff and Andy Fameree • placed third in the Wisconsin Division I State Meet in 2007 and 2008 • career-best height is 6-9 • also competed in the triple jump at state as a senior • the 2008 Fox River Conference Field Event Athlete of the Year • lettered four times in track, two in basketball and volleyball • a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:
Born June 2, 1989 • undecided on a major • parents are Steve and Cindy Parent • has a younger brother Greg • hobbies include playing table tennis.

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