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Marcus Parker

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Phoenix, Ariz.

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Clemson Awards & Honors

ACC Champion — Men’s 200 meters — 2020 Indoors

All-America — Men’s 200 meters — 2020 Indoors

NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier

  • 2019 — 200m, 4x100m

NCAA Indoor Championships Qualifier

  • 2019-20 — 200m

NCAA East Regional Qualifier

  • 2019 — 200m, 4x100m, 4x400m

All-ACC Honors

  • First Team — 200m (2019), 200m (2019-20)
  • Second Team — 100m (2019)

2019-20 Indoor Season Highlights

  • Was crowned ACC Champion in the indoor 200 meters after running 20.84.
  • Ran the third-fastest time in Clemson history, 20.70, for the men’s 200 meters at the Tiger Paw Invitational (Feb. 15).
  • Ranked No. 6 in the NCAA — and No. 8 in the world — entering the NCAA Championships for the 200 meters.
  • Went undefeated in the 200 meters this season, winning three regular-season competitions and being the top finisher in his preliminary round and finals heat at the ACC Indoor Championships.
  • Set the indoor 300m school record at the Clemson Opener (Dec. 7), running 33.20.
  • Ranked No. 12 in the world for his result in the 300m in December.
  • Tied his personal-best in the 60m dash by running 6.67 at the South Carolina Invitational (Feb. 7-8).
  • Was a part of Clemson’s 4×400 meter relay on three occasions this season.
  • Competed in seven meets during the season, contesting the 60m, 200m, and 300m.
  • Parker won six individual races this season.
  • Parker took to the track 16 times to contest an individual event. Parker would be the top finisher in nine of those races. He would finish within the top-5 on 15 occasions and was a top-10 finisher for all 16 races.

2018-19 Highlights

  • Was an NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier in the 200m and 4x100m.
  • Was an NCAA East Regional Qualifier for the 200m, 4x100m, 4x400m
  • Set personal bests in the 100m and 200m — running 10.28 and 20.33, respectively — at the Gamecock Invitational Outdoor (April 13).
  • Mid-year transfer from Eastern New Mexico University

Before Clemson

  • Division II All-American in 100m and 200m dashes while at Eastern New Mexico University
  • 2018 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships runner-up in the 200m dash
  • Placed third at 2018 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships in 100m dash
  • Achieved PR in the 100m dash at the 2018 Texas Relays, where he clocked 10.17
  • PR’d in the 200m dash with a time of 20.36 seconds at the West Texas A&M Invitational
  • Attended Centennial High School in Peoria, Ariz.


  • Majoring in Anthropology