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Maxine Parker

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Position
Senior
Class
Bannockburn, Ill.
Hometown
Laurel Springs
High School
Georgia
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ACC Champion
2024:
400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay

All-ACC
2024:
400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Free, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay

NCAA Champion
2023:
200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay

All-America
2023: 200 Free, 50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay

2023-24
• Won 400 free relay (3:07.34) at ACC Championships
• Finished seventh in 100 free (47.92) at ACC Championships
• Part of first-place 400 medley relay (3:22.49) at ACC Championships
• Finished third in 200 free at ACC Championships
• Finished seventh in 50 free (21.81) at ACC Championships
• Part of the first-place 200 relay (1:23.63) that set pool, meet, ACC, US Open, and NCAA records at ACC Championships
• Part of the first-place 200 medley relay (1:33.84) at ACC Championships

Swam 21.75 Freestile in time trial at Cavalier Invite that ranks as No. 6 performance all-time at UVA
• Finished third with a time of 49.88 in the 100 free against Virginia Tech
• Finished fourth in the 100-yard free with a time of 48.91 at Tennessee Invite
• Finished sixth (22.36) in the 50 free at Tennessee Invite
• Won the 400-yard free relay in 3:12.74 against Texas
• Won the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 1:34.32 against Texas

2022-23
• Placed second in the 100 free relay at the World Championships
• Placed sixth in the 100 free at Nationals, qualifying her for the World Championships
• Swam the final leg of the first-place 200 free relay team at NCAAs
• Swam the third leg of the first-place 400 free relay team at NCAAs
• Placed fifth in the 200 free at NCAAs
• Finished 10th in the 100 free at NCAAs
• Tied 14th in the 50 free at NCAAs
• Finished 10th in the 50 free at ACC Championships
• Finished fifth in the 200 free at the Cavalier Invite
• Placed third in the 50 free and the 100 free against NC State and North Carolina
• Swam the final leg of the 400 medley relay, and the second leg of the 300 free relay,  placing first against NC State and North Carolina
• Finished fourth in the 200 free against Virginia Tech
• 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
• Placed second in the 100 free against Texas
• Won the 200 medley relay against Florida
• ACC Academic Honor Roll
• SCAA Scholar All-America First Team

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
• Applied Statistics major