Indoor: Finished fifth in both shot put and weight throw at Middle Tennessee Invitational ... Placed fifth in shot put at Blue Raider Invitational and fourth at Blue Raider Classic ... Again placed fifth in shot put at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Placed eighth in both shot put (43-10) and weight throw (35-5.5) at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Placed fifth in shot put and eighth in discus at Mississippi State Invitational ... Finished third in shot put, fourth in hammer and fifth in discus at Boston-Moon Classic ... Had season-bests marks in shot put (45-9) and hammer (132-2) at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Placed sixth in discus and seventh in both shot put and hammer at Murray State Invitational ... Finished eighth in hammer and posted season-best mark in discus (130-10) at Sun Belt Championships.
Three-year letterwinner for coach Scott McKenzie at Farragut HS ... Earned All-Knoxville Interscholastic and All-Region as senior ... Finished third at state meet in discus as senior ... Personal-bests include 50-8.5 in shot put and 160-10 in discus ... Also earned two letters in basketball ... Set FHS freshman record for most three-pointers in game ... Freshman Class Treasurer.
Willie Sanders Parker III ... Born September 5, 1984 ... Son of Bill, Jr., and Jane Parker ... Majoring in Entrepreneurship.