In the junior’s only meet of the 2017 season for the Lady Tigers, she placed 125th in the SEC Championships (6k) with a time of 24:36.90.
Appearance at the LSU Invitational marked the strongest finish of her sophomore season as she crossed the finish line in 18th place with a time of 19 minutes, 14.99 seconds on the 5k course at Highland Road Park … Was the second finisher for the Lady Tigers in the Texas A&M Invitational as she placed 51st with a 6k time of 22:30.60 … Placed 104th at the Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Made her debut as a Lady Tiger at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Festival with a top-10 finish clocking 21 minutes, 19 seconds … Finished eighth at the LSU Invitational with a time of a personal-best time of 19:09.49 … Traveled to College Station to compete in the Texas A&M Invitational where she clocked 22:49.4 for 71st place … Placed in the Top 150 at the Crimson Classic with a time of 19:28.91 … Finished her freshman season competing at the SEC Championships where she placed in the Top 120 with a time of 23:05.7.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the leading middle distance runners at the youth level in the United Kingdom prior to her arrival in Baton Rouge … Joined the Lady Tigers with personal bests of 2:08.47 in the 800 meters and 4:27.66 in the 1,500 meters … Ran her two fastest 800-meter times as a youth at the Watford Open Graded Meeting where she clocked a best of 2:08.47 in 2014 and 2:08.55 in 2015 … Also clocked her personal-best 1,500-meter time of 4:27.66 during the same meet in 2014 … Nearly matched her 1,500-meter PR with a seasonal-best time of 4:27.72 at the BMC Grand Prix meet also held in Watford in June 2015 … Experienced in championship meets throughout the United Kingdom … Competed for England in the 1,500 meters at the Welsh International during the 2014 and 2015 indoor seasons … Clocked a 2015 indoor seasonal best of 2:12.35 in the 800 meters while running at the Sainsbury's British Indoor Championships held in Sheffield … Followed by finishing in fifth place overall in the 800 meters at the 2015 England Athletics Under-20 Indoor Championships also held in Sheffield, running 2:13.27 in the semifinals and 2:15.92 in the final … Crowned the 1,500-meter champion at the England Athletics U-20 Indoor Championships after clocking a winning time of 4:38.51 to close out her 2015 indoor season … Won the 800-meter title indoors with a time of 2:13.71 and scored the 800-meter silver medal outdoors with a time of 2:11.35 while competing at the South of England U-20 Athletics Championships in 2015 … Added a bronze-medal-winning third-place finish in the 1,500 meters outdoors at the South of England U-20 Athletics Championships after running 4:40.15 in the final … Posted her second-fastest 800-meter time of the 2015 season at the English Schools Championships where she ran 2:10.99 for fourth place in her division … Placed 12th overall in the 1,500 meters at the 2015 England Athletics U-20 Championships after running 4:32.52 in the preliminary round and 4:48.15 in the final … Lined up in the 1,500 meters at the 2015 England Athletics Senior Championships, clocking 4:34.42 for eighth place in her qualifying heat … Recorded her indoor PR in the 800 meters of 2:12.32 while competing at the British Indoor Athletics Championships in Sheffield in 2014 … Later finished runner-up in the 1,500 meters (4:39.75) and fifth in the 800 meters (2:13.49) at the 2014 England Athletics U-20 Indoor Championships also held in Sheffield … Clocked 2:13.60 indoors to finish fifth overall at the London U-20 Games during the 2014 indoor season … Was the 800-meter champion with a time of 2:13.15 at the UK Youth Development U-20 League Division Southern Premier 2 meet held in Newham in April 2014 … Also finished second in the 800 meters (2:20.8) and first in the 1,500 meters (4:41.7) at the UK Youth Development U-20 League Division Southern Premier 2 meet held in Stevenage in June 2014 … Placed fourth in the 800 meters (2:12.39) and third in the 1,500 meters (4:46.00) at the 2014 South of England U-20 Athletics Championships at Crystal Palace … Added semifinals appearance in the 800 meters while running 2:13.76 at the England Athletics U-20 Championships in June 2014 … Finished fifth overall in the 800 meters with a time of 4:30.98 while competing at the 2014 England Schools Championships … 2013 season was highlighted by running seasonal-best times of 2:09.41 in the 800 meters at the Watford Open Graded Meeting and 4:37.90 in the 1,500 meters at the English Schools Championships … Crowned the 800-meter champion at the London U-17 Games (2:17.43) and Eastern Counties Championships (2:15.19) during the 2013 indoor season … Also captured 800-meter titles during the 2013 outdoor season at the Cambridgeshire County Championships (2:17.43) and Southern Counties U-17 Championships (2:13.93) … Won the 1,500 meters at the 2013 England Athletics U-17 Indoor Championships with a time of 4:45.61 … Added a 1,500-meter crown at the Cambridgeshire Schools Championships with a time of 4:47.3 during the 2013 outdoor season.
Full name is Hollie Sarah-Jane Parker … Born on Dec. 20, 1996 … Father is Graham Parker and mother is Jane Packman … Has one older sister, Katie, and one younger sister, Lucy … Sister, Lucy, is a standout soccer player with the Arsenal Ladies Under-18s and England Ladies Under-18s teams … Plans to major in apparel design at LSU.