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Parker Glass
Position: Backstroke/Freestyle
Height: 5'6"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Mobile, Ala.
High School: St. Paul's Episcopal HS
Major: Philosophy
Born: 03/26/1992
Parker Glass Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/27/2014

2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR YEAR (2013-14)
An experienced senior in the backstroke and freestyle events ... Swam the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle events at the SEC Championships ... Posted five season highs at the Texas A&M Invite ... At the A&M Invite, finished fifth and seventh in the “C” finals of the 200 freestyle (1:51.56) and 200 backstroke (2:04.75) ... Finished fifth in the 500 freestyle (5:08.52) against Georgia ... Posted times of 5:09.55 in the 500 freestyle and 1:55.77 in the 200 freestyle against Arkansas ... During the dual meet win versus Tulane, finished fourth in the 200 backstroke (2:06.76) ... Completed the 200 freestyle in 1:56.80 and the 500 freestyle in 5:12.94 at South Carolina ... Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Competed in two dual meets and in a quad meet against Houston, Rice and Tulane in the middle distance and distance events … Swam the 200 free in a time of 1:56.73 and the 500 free in a time of 5:12.40 in a road win over Vanderbilt … Posted a 1000 free mark of 10:58.54 and a free mark of 5:12.40 in a quad meet win over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12)
Stepped up and consistently posted impressive performances during her sophomore season in the backstroke and mid-range freestyle events … Competed in the SEC Championships, the Tennessee Invitational and every dual meet … Notched the team’s second fastest 500 free mark of 4:59.60 and third fastest 200 back mark of 2:01.84 at SEC’s … Posted a season low 100 back mark of 57.31 at the conference meet … Raced to a fifth place finish in the 1000 free (10:35.33) against Florida State … Finished fourth in the 200 free (1:55.40) in a quad meet against Houston, Rice and Tulane … Raced in the ‘C’ final in the 100 back at the Tennessee Invitational … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
Contributed to backstroke and freestyle events in her first season and recorded a program top-10 time in the 200 back … Ranked second on the team in the 500 free and 200 back … Competed in every dual meet, Cougar Classic Invitational and SEC Championships … Posted a career best of 2:00.52 in the 200 back, ninth in program history, to finish 23rd at SEC’s … Also swam to a career best of 57.23 in the 100 back to place 29th and took 31st in the 500 free … Raced to 10th in the 200 back at the Cougar Classic (2:04.60) and delivered top-16 finishes in the 200 free and 100 back … Also posted a career best of 4:57.01 in the 500 free … Swam to second in the 200 back in a win over Incarnate Word and claimed third in that event at nationally-ranked Texas A&M … Touched the wall in third-place in the 200 back in a road victory over Alabama and notched third in the 500 free at Tulane … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Earned multiple Alabama state championships in the 200 and 500 freestyle and qualified for National’s … Also won several Southeastern Zone championships … Expected to contribute in backstroke events at LSU … Holds top times of 56.69 in the 100 back and 1:52.77 in the 200 free … A Scholastic All-American and member of the National Honors Society … Coached by Greg Davis.

PERSONAL
Full name is Katherine Parker Glass … Goes by Parker … Born March 26, 1992, in Mobile, Ala. … Parents are Brooks and Emily Lyons … Has two younger siblings – Will and Ellis … Plans to major in philosophy and religious studies.

GLASS' TOP TIMES
100 backstroke, 57.23, 2011 SEC Championships
200 backstroke, 2:00.52, 2011 SEC Championships
500 freestyle, 4:57.01, 2010 Cougar Classic Invitational
1000 freestyle, 10:35.33, 2011 at Florida State

GLASS' TOP 2013-14 TIMES
200 freestyle, 1:51.31, Texas A&M Invite (11/21)
500 freestyle, 4:57.86, Texas A&M Invite (11/21)
100 backstroke, 57.90, Texas A&M Invite (11/21)
200 backstroke, 2:04.75, Texas A&M Invite (11/21)

 

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