Tori Parkinson
Tori  Parkinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wellsville, Utah

High School:
Mountain Crest HS

Event:
Distance


HONORS: USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2015, 2016); Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2013 XC, 2014 XC, 2015 XC, 2017 T&F); Academic All-Mountain West (2013 XC, 2014 XC, 2015 T&F, 2015 XC, 2016 T&F, 2017 T&F).

INDOOR RECORDS: Ranks first all-time in USU history in the 4,000m DMR (11:49.14) and eighth all-time in the 3,000m (9:48.98)… Also has the fifth-fastest time in school history in the 4,000m DMR (11:54.62).

OUTDOOR RECORDS: Ranks third all-time in USU history in the steeplechase (10:21.68) and sixth in the 5,000m (17:12.57).

2017 (SR)
Cross Country (2016): Redshirted due to injury.
Indoor: Placed eighth in the mile (5:01.65) at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships.
Outdoor: Placed 19th in the quarterfinals of the 3,000m steeplechase (10:35.94) at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships… Finished 13th in the steeplechase (11:20.46) at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships… Set personal-best time of 10:21.68 in the steeplechase, which ranks third all-time in school history, at the Stanford-hosted Cardinal Classic… Placed first in the 5,000m (17:18.76) at the UC Irvine-hosted Spring Collegiate Classic… Earned academic all-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete honors.

2016 (JR)
Cross Country (2015): Placed a team-best 43rd with a time of 22:13.40 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships… Finished 37th with a time of 24:59.15 at the Mountain West Championships… Competed in six meets during the season and recorded a pair of top-15 finishes, including placing sixth with a time of 18:25.31 at the Utah State-hosted Aggie Invitational… Also placed 11th with a time of 17:50.80 at the Montana State Invitational... Earned academic all-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete accolades.
Indoor: Set the school record and placed seventh in the 4,000m DMR with a time of 11:49.14 at the Mountain West Indoor Championships… Placed 13th in the 3,000m with a time of 10:02.24 at the Indoor Championships… Recorded career-best time of 9:48.98 in the 3,000m, which ranks fifth all-time in school history, at the Washington-hosted Husky Classic… Placed first in the mile with a time of 5:08.12 at the Montana State Invitational, then ran a personal-best time of 4:53.73 one week later at the New Mexico Team Challenge.
Outdoor: Placed 29th in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:39.26 at the at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships… Finished fifth in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:30.40 and 13th in the 5,000m with a career-best time of 17:12.57, which ranks sixth all-time in school history, at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships… Crossed the finish line first in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:41.92 at the UC Irvine-hosted Anteater Invitational… Ran career-best times of 2:21.47 in the 800m at the Utah State-hosted Mark Faldmo Invitational and 5:07.87 in the mile at the BYU-hosted Clarence Robison Invitational… Garnered academic all-MW, MW Scholar-Athlete and USTFCCCA all-academic accolades.

2015 (SO)
Cross Country (2014): Finished 84th with a time of 23:02.72 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships… Placed a team-best 22nd with a time of 21:22.50 at the Mountain West Championships… Was the top Aggie finisher in five of the six meets she competed in… Best finish of the season was at the Utah State-hosted Aggie Invitational, where she placed ninth with a time of 19:50.86… Recorded three top-20 finishes during the season… Earned academic all-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete honors.
Indoor: Earned first-team all-Mountain West honors after placing third with a personal-best time of 11:54.62 in the distance medley relay at the Indoor Championships... Also finished 15th with a time of 10:20.03 in the 3,000m at the Indoor Championships.
Outdoor: Placed 33rd with a time of 10:45.84 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the First Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships... Finished ninth with a time of 10:48.51 in the 3,000m steeplechase and 17th with a personal-best time of 17:32.96 at the MW Outdoor Championships... Captured first place with a time of 10:53.16 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the UC Irvine Invitational and set personal-best time of 10:31.15 in the event at the Stanford Invitational one week later... Also recorded personal-best time of 4:38.23 in the 1,500m at the Boise State-hosted Border Clash... Earned academic all-MW honors, was an MW Scholar-Athlete and made the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team.

2014 (FR)
Cross Country (2013): Competed in six meets... Placed 66th at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships with a time of 21:58.70... Finished 55th with a time of 23:49.32 at the Mountain West Championships... Won the Aggie Invitational, her first collegiate race, with a time of 19:33.71... Ran a 17:49.00 to take sixth at the Montana State Invitational... Earned academic all-MW honors and was a MW Scholar-Athlete.
Indoor: Finished sixth in the distance medley relay at the Mountain West Indoor Championships... Outdoor: Placed ninth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the MW Outdoor Championships... Earned academic all-MW honors.

HIGH SCHOOL: A seven-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Mountain Crest High School in Hyrum, Utah... Led Mustangs to a state championship in 2012 and a second-place finish in 2011.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Kent and Wendy Parkinson... Has one brother... Majoring in public health.

PERSONAL BESTS INCLUDE:

Indoor Outdoor
800m na 2:21.47
Mile 4:53.73 5:07.87
1,500m na 4:38.23
3,000m 9:48.98 na
DMR 11:49.14 na
2,000sc na 7:04.27
3,000sc na 10:21.68
5,000m na 17:12.57
NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
2015 3,000sc 33rd 10:45.84
2016 3,000sc 29th 10:39.26
2017 3,000sc 19th 10:35.94
NCAA XC Mountain Regionals
2013 66th 21:58.7
2014 84th 23:02.72
2015 43rd 22:13.40
MW XC Championships
2013 55th 23:49.32
2014 22nd 21:22.50
2015 37th 24:59.15
MW Indoor Championships
2014 4,000m DMR 6th 12:31.18
2014 3,000m 16th 10:45.75
2015 4,000m DMR 3rd 11:54.62
2015 3,000m 15th 10:20.02
2016 4,000m DMR 7th 11:49.14
2016 3,000m 13th 10:02.24
2017 Mile 8th 5:01.65
MW Outdoor Championships
2014 3,000sc 9th 12:18.79
2015 3,000sc 9th 10:48.51
2015 5,000m 17th 17:32.96
2016 3,000sc 5th 10:30.40
2016 5,000m 13th 17:12.57
2017 3,000sc 13th 11:20.46
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