2-16-12 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 2 Prelims
Freshman Season (2011-12): Competed at 2012 EnergyAustralia National Championships, which served as Australia's Olympic Trials ... Finished 27th in 400m free prelims (4:10.75) ... Took 43rd in 200m free (1:55.09) ... Competed in every dual meet and the SEC Championships as a freshman ... Scored six points for Auburn at SECs with an 11th-place finish in the 1650 freestyle (15:33.72 - season best) ... Just missed the final in the 500 free with a 4:29.33 ... Was second alternate in the 200 free (1:38.66 - season best) ... Had his season-best time and the team's second-best of the year in the 500 free at Georgia Invitational (4:26.08), finishing 13th ... Went 9:39.32 in the 1000 free in his first collegiate meet against LSU for his best time of the year.
Pre-College Represented the Australian Youth Team ... Took first place at the 2010 Australian Age-Group Championships in the 400-meter freestyle ... Was the runner-up in the same meet in the 200 free ... Helped his 4x200 freestyle relay team to a third-place finish at the Australian Short Course Championships ... Won the 400 freestyle at the 2010 Trans Tasman Series.
Personal Parents are Lisa and Stephen Parker ... Has two siblings, Jake and Jamie ... Plans to major in international business ... Chose Auburn because of the team spirit ... Was born in the United Kingdom but later moved to Australia.