Kelly Parkinson Athlete Profile

Kelly Parkinson

Kelly Parkinson
Position: All Around Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 1999-2001 Hometown: Houston, TX



All-America

  • 2000 NACGGC-W First Team All-Around
  • 2000 NACGGC-W Second Team Floor Exercise
  • 2001 NACGGC-W Second Team Vault

Personal

Parents are Dan and Cyndy Parkinson...has 2 brothers, 4 sisters...sister, Holly, was a former All-American tennis player for the Cougars...likes water and snow skiing, creating scrapbooks.

Before BYU

Prepped at Westfield High...level 10 Regionals 1995 - 3rd all-around, 1st beam, 1st floor ... Level 10 Nationals 1995 - 7th all-around, 5th beam, 6th floor ... US Championships 1995 - 16th all-around (Junior Division) ... US Championships 1996 - 6th all-around, 5th beam, 5th vault ... American Classic 1997 - 4th all-around ... competed in Australia, 1996, Italy, 1997 and Guatemala, 1997 ... in Guatemala - 2nd all-around, 1st vault, 1st beam, 1st bars.

Stats

Year    Vault    Bars    Beam    Floor    All-Around
1999    9.850    9.875   9.850   9.925    39.425
2000    9.900    9.875   9.875   9.950    39.550


1999 | Freshman Year

suffered injury to her knee that left her one meet short of qualifying for the regional meet ... set career highs in vault (9.850), bars (9.875), beam (9.850), floor (9.925) and all-around (39.425) ... her career-high of 39.425 in the all-around was the second of the highest of the season for the Cougars behind only Natalie Broekman's school-record 39.475.

2000 | Sophomore Year

set career high in vault with a 9.900 and beam with a 9.875...tied a school record in the floor exercise with a 9.950 against Southern Utah...set a new school record in the all-around by breaking Broekman's record with a 39.550 against Southern Utah...scored a 38.825 in the regional all-around...selected as an All-American