Dakota Parker
Dakota Parker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chehalis, Wash.
High School: WF West HS '11
Previous College: Boise State
Position: XC/Distance
Experience: TR

Boise State: Parker raced in five meets for the Broncos in each of his two cross country seasons with the team. His best time of 25:26.30 in the 8K came at the 2011 Santa Clara Invite, where he placed 70th. Parker was third at the 2012 Boise State Invite, running a time of 16:00 on the 5,000-meter course. His other top times at Boise State came in the mile (4:36.19), 6K (19:17.65 XC) and 10K (30:34 XC).

High School: Parker competed for W.F, West High School and was a state qualifier in all four years of cross country. He had finishes of eighth (2010), second (2009), 15th (2008) and 68th (2007) at the WIAA 2A Cross Country State Championships. In track, Parker placed third in both the 1,600 (4:20.85) and 3,200 (9:26.54) at the 2011 WIAA 2A State Championships. His personal bests came in the 800 (1:55.88), 1,600 (4:19.10), 3,200 (9:25.90), and 2k steeplechase (6:36.94).

Business major. Born 9/9/92 in Oklahoma City, Okla. His parents are Thad Parker and Heather Howard.
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