Melissa Parker
Melissa Parker
Year: Senior
Hometown: Livermore, Calif.
High School: Granada
Position: Diving

   

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2012-13: Second Team All- Patriot League … Academic All-Patriot League Team selection … earned a silver medal at the Patriot League Championship with a score of 2:40.85 on the one-meter board … won the bronze on the three-meter diving board with a mark of 266.50 … her score on the three-meter board is the second-highest mark in program history.

2011-12: Named the ECAC Female Diver of the Meet after capturing the ECAC title in the three-meter diving competition with 260.80 points … honored as the women’s team co-MVP … named Patriot League Female Diver of the Week on two occasions … also finished fourth at the ECACs in the one-meter with 231.20 points … came in third place in the three-meter at the Patriot League Championships with 267.55 points … finished 11th at the PLs in the one-meter with 199.50 points … scored 240.75 in the one-meter against Catholic and George Washington, the fourth-best score in school history … her score of 283.05 against Howard in the three-meter is second-best in program history … honored on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Granada High School … captained the diving team her senior season … a 2010 and 2011 East Bay Athletic League champion … recipient of the 2010 and 2011 Granada Diving Boosters Award, as well as the 2011 Olympian Award … led her team to a first-place finish at the East Bay Athletic League Diving Team Championships … placed second as a team at the North Coast Sectionals in 2010 and 2011 … a North Coast Section CIF Scholar Athlete from 2008-11 … recipient of the Top Scholar Award from 2008-11 … member of young life club.

Personal: Daughter of Elizabeth and Michael Parker … has one brother, Nolan … plans on majoring in biology.