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Latoya Parkinson
Latoya Parkinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Weston, Fl

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
05/11/1989

2009 NCAA Outdoor Qualifier (4x400m Relay)

2009 Outdoor: Ran on Auburn's 4x400-meter relay team at the NCAA Championships that placed 12th in the prelims in 3:35.47 ... Was part of Auburn's 4x400m relay team that posted the fourth best time in school history at the NCAA Mideast Region, finishing second in 3:31.79 ... Also finished 21st in the 400m hurdles at the Mideast meet ... Regionally qualified in the 400m hurdles at the Seminole Twilight meet, finishing second with a time of 1:00.05 ... Improved to 59.18 seconds, which ranks seventh in school history, while finishing sixth at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Was 27th at the Penn Relays with a time of 1:02.62, and seventh at the War Eagle Invitational in 1:03.07.

2009 Indoor: Had a season-best time of 8.71 while finishing 13th in the 60-meter hurdles at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Also ran the 400-meter leg on Auburn's distance medley relay team at the SEC meet ... Ran the 200 and 400 meters at the Tyson Invitational.

2008 Outdoor: Finished 13th at the Mideast Regional Championships in the 400m hurdles with a time of 59.94 ... Qualified for the regionals with a fifth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold meet in 1:00.65 ... Placed 10th at the SEC Championships in the 400m hurdles and 15th in the 100m hurdles ... Won the 400m hurdles title at the UTech Track & Field Classic in 1:01.48 ... Also ran on the first-place 4x400m relay team at the Tiger Track Classic that posted a regional qualifying time.

2008 Indoor: Competed in the 400m and on the fifth-place distance medley relay team at the SEC Championships ... Clocked a 57.46 in the 400m at the Tyson Invitational ... Also ran in the 300m and the 4x400m relay that posted a provisional qualifying time at the Meyo Invitational.

High School: Two-time state champion in the 300m hurdles, winning in her junior and senior seasons ... Helped her 4x100m relay team win state titles as a freshman and senior, and the 4x400m relay team finished first in the state as a junior ... Also finished third in the 100m hurdles as a junior and senior and 11th in the long jump as a senior ... Owns the school record in the 300m hurdles ... Set personal bests of 14.18 in the 100m hurdles and 42.28 in the 300m hurdles.

Personal: Born May 11, 1989 ... Daughter of Keith and Paula Parkinson ... Majoring in mathematics.

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