Kelly Parsons

Kelly  Parsons


Pleasanton, CA

High School:
Amador Valley HS




Commencement #LMU16 Honors

Congratulations to 81 student-athletes who were a part of Graduation on Saturday.


Commencement #LMU16 Honors

Congratulations to 81 student-athletes who were a part of Graduation on Saturday.


Potential Regional Qualifiers at Steve Scott Invite

Kelli Capel and Kayla de Bondt turned in potential NCAA qualifying times to lead the Lions at the Steve Scott Invite.


Track Shines at Mt. SAC, Beach Invite

Big PRs by Danielle Shanahan and Brandon Vientos led the Lions during a busy weekend of racing.


Oxy Invite On Tap

Most of the LMU men's and women's track team members will conclude the 2015 season Saturday at the Oxy Invite.

At LMU...

In cross country... competed in four meets... season best 5k was 18:58.13 at the Vanguard Invitational... season best 6k was 23:43 at the Stanford Invitational... In track... best times of 5:06.70 in the 1,500m at the LBSU Beach Invitational (Apr. 18), 10:41.61 in the 3,000m at the UCI Spring Break Invite (Mar. 21) and 18:25.42 in the 5,000m at the Ben Brown Invitational (Mar. 14)... times in the 3k and 5k were PRs...

In cross country... ran a 5k personal best of 18:21.12 at the 24th Annual Vanguard Invitational... 6k personal best at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational with a time of 21:53.3... placed 41st overall in 23:00 at the West Coast Conference Championships... In track... best times included 5:05.76 in the 1,500m at the Triton Invitational, 11:04.00 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular and 11:45.98 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Beach Invitational...

In cross country... ran in two 5k races... personal best of 18:58.2 at the Titan Invitational... ran in one 6k race... personal best of 24:19.3 at Triton Classic Invitational... in track... personal best in the 1500m with a time of 5:08.24 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational... personal best in the 3000m with a time of 11:02.31 at the UCI Spring Break Invitational... personal best in the 5000m with a time of 18:53.59 at the LBSU Beach Invitational... set LMU`s second fastest time and personal best in 3k steeplechase with time of 11:47.99 at the Oxy Invitational...

High School...
Graduated from Amador Valley High School... ran varsity track four years under coaches Peter Scarpelli and Jason Oswalt... named All-EBAL as a senior... ran a personal-best 11:24 in the 3200m... named "Rising Star" for freshman and sophomore years... ran third fastest time in Amador Valley HS history in 3200m... 2012 Amador CIF Scholar Athlete of the Year... 2011 Track All-American in Junior Olympics... placed sixth in the nation in the steeplechase... ran varsity cross-country two years under coach Jason Oswalt... named All-EBAL during junior and senior seasons... 2011 Rookie of the Year... qualified for CIF state championships during senior year... holds nine individual Amador Valley HS top-ten records... played two seasons of water polo under coach Mark Docto... named Rookie of the Year (2008)... named to Amador Valley HS honor roll (four times)... received North Coast Section Scholar Athlete award (four years)... named North Coast Section Distinguished Scholastic Team Member (three years)... ran against teammate Kelli Sugimoto in high school... covered as a high school athlete by the Contra Costa Times, Tri Valley Herald, and Valley Times...

Kelly Anne Parsons was born July 5, 1994 in Walnut Creek, Calif. to parents Sally and Bill Parsons... mother played golf at Colorado State University... volunteered with Special Olympics for Northern California, the Amador Valley High School Athletic Boosters Club and Open Heart Kitchen... considered the University of Oregon, University of Washington and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo before deciding to attend LMU... chose LMU because of its size, class sizes, location and the athletic distance program... a psychology major.


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