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Maxine Parker

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Position
Junior
Class
Bannockburn, Ill.
Hometown
Georgia
Previous School
Maxine Parker - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

CAREER BEST TIMES
50 Free: 21.93*
100 Free: 47.75*
200 Free: 1:44.24*
100 Back: 55.16*
100 Fly: 58.29*
*Swam at Georgia

2022-23
• Won the 200 medley relay against Florida
• Placed second in the 100 free against Texas
• Placed fourth in the 50 free at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed third in the 200 free at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed third in the 100 free at the Tennessee Invitational

PRIOR TO VIRGINIA (at Georgia)

2021-22: Earned First Team CSCAA All-America citation in 800 freestyle relay, along with Second Team citations in 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay, and 400 medley relay…Finished 20th in 50 freestyle and 51st in 100 freestyle at NCAA Championships…Member of fifth-place 800 freestyle relay and 16th-place 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, and 400 medley relays at NCAAs…Named to Second Team All-SEC…Earned bronze medal in 800 freestyle relay at SEC Championships…Finished fourth in 400 medley relay, sixth in 400 freestyle relay, seventh in 50 freestyle and 200 freestyle relay, eighth in 200 freestyle, and 12th in 100 freestyle at SECs…Posted B-cuts in 100 freestyle…Finished first in 400 freestyle relay, 800 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay, and 400 medley relay at Georgia Tech Invitational…Also finished second in 200 freestyle, seventh in 50 freestyle, ninth in 100 freestyle, and 22nd in 100 backstroke…Earned dual wins in 50 and 100 freestyle vs. Tennessee…Named to J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll.

2020-21: Earned First Team CSCAA All-America citations in 400 freestyle relay and 800 freestyle relay, along with Second Team citations in 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay, and 400 medley relay…Finished 12th in 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle at NCAA Championships…Member of fifth-place 800 freestyle relay, seventh-place 400 freestyle relay, 11th-place 200 freestyle relay and 400 medley relay, and 14th-place 200 medley relay at NCAAs…Named to First Team All-SEC…Named to SEC All-Freshman Team…Won SEC Championship in 400 medley relay…Earned silver medals in 100 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay at SEC Championships…Finished fourth in 50 freestyle and seventh in 200 freestyle at SECs…Also swam second leg of fifth-place 200 freestyle relay…Finished second in 50 and 100 freestyle at UGA Fall Invitational, along with placing third in 200 freestyle…Swam in four first-place relays, including ninth-fastest 200 medley relay in school history and A-cut in 400 medley relay…Earned seven dual wins in 50, 100, and 200 freestyle…Named SEC Women’s Freshman of the Week on Nov. 3…Named to CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team…Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll…Earned University of Georgia Presidential Scholar honors for fall semester…Named to J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll.

High School: Swam for Cats Aquatic Club (Ill.) under coaches Vlad Pyshnenko and Jeff Arce, and for Chelsea Piers Athletic Club (Conn.) under coaches Jamie Barone and Igor Vulesevic…Finished first in 200 freestyle at 2020 Illinois Senior Championships; placed second in 50 and 100 freestyle…Placed first in 100-meter freestyle at 2018 Illinois Senior Long Course Championships…Was a five-time runner up in freestyle events at 2017 and 2018 Illinois Senior Championships…Named 2019 Connecticut CSI Swimmer of the Year.

National: Finished 20th in 100m freestyle, 29th in 50m freestyle, and 52nd in 200m freestyle prelims at 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials…Named to 2019-20 USA Swimming National Team…Named to 2019 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team…Served as one of five U.S. team captains at 2019 FINA World Junior Championships…Joined teammate Luca Urlando in winning gold in the mixed 400m freestyle relay at World Juniors; also won silver in the 50m freestyle…Finished seventh in 50m freestyle at 2019 U.S. National Championships…Won gold in 50m at 2018 Junior Pan-Pacific Championships…Was a three-time finalist at Winter Nationals.

Personal
• Daughter of Michael and Heather Parker
• Mother played basketball at Northwestern and father played DIII lacrosse and basketball