|Michael Parker Jr.|
Men's Track & Field to Hold Simmons-Harvey Invite to Begin 2013
2012 Michigan Men's Track & Field Roster
Arastu, Forys, Relay to Represent Men's Track & Field at NCAA Outdoors
Men's Track & Field to Participate at NCAA East Prelims
Forys Clinches Men's Steeplechase Crown at Big Ten Outdoors
Last Updated: Feb. 10, 2015
At Michigan ... All-America second team (2012, Indoor 4x400-meter Relay).
R-Senior (I/O) (2015)
... Finished eighth in the 200m (22.71) and fifth in the 400m (51.48) races at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 7) ... Finished fourth in the 400m race (53.10 seconds) at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31).
R-Junior (I/O) (2014) ... Championship Meets ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1), finished 23rd in the 400-meter run (49.35) ... Outdoor ... At the Indiana Billy Hayes Invitational (May 3), competed in the 400-meter hurdles, but did not finish ... At the Penn Relays (April 26), finished 41st in the College 400-meter hurdles (55.39) ... At the Beach Invitational (April 19), finished 24th in the 400-meter hurdles (54.76) ... At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18), finished 47th in the open 400-meter hurdles (54.91) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), finished fifth in the 400-meter dash (49.78) ... Indoor ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 22), finished sixth in the 400-meter dash (49.94, 49.16#) ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), took 36th in the 400-meter run (49.82) and ran the second leg of the 16th-place 4x400-meter relay (3:22.12) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished fourth in the 60-meter dash (6.98).
Junior (I)/R-Sophomore (O) (2013) ... Outdoor ... Did not compete in any meets due to injury ... Indoor ... Redshirted.
Sophomore (2012) ... Second Team All-American (Indoor 4x400m relay) ... Championship Meets ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), tied for 15th place in the 400-meter hurdle prelims (53.09) ... At the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 10), ran the first leg of the 10th-place 4x400-meter relay (3:11.20), earning Second Team All-America honors ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 24-25), finished 10th in the 400-meter dash prelims (47.78) and ran the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished fourth (3:09.54) ... Outdoor ... At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (53.13) ... At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), tied for seventh in the 400-meter hurdles (52.86) and anchored the sixth place 'A' 4x400-meter relay team (3:10.89) ... Indoor ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished sixth in a season-best time of 3:07.75 at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational (March 3) ... Placed 10th in the 400-meter dash (48.31) and ran the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished ninth (3:17.35) at the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 11) ... At Navy's Wesley A. Brown Invitational (Jan. 28), ran the 400-meter leg of the distance medley relay that finished fifth (10:27.49) ... Finished fourth in the 60-meter dash (6.91) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).
Freshman (2011) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 23rd in the 400-meter dash at Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 26-27) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Finished third in the 400-meter dash at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) ... Made collegiate debut at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (Jan. 8), taking 10th in the 60-meter hurdles (8.71).
Prep... Michigan Center H.S. (2010)... four-year varsity letterwinner... Michigan Division-III state champion in the 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles as a junior... two-time Michigan Division-III state runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles... also runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles as a senior... three-time All-Area Track Dream Team, as named by the Jackson Citizen-Patriot... three-time All-Conference selection... earned All-Conference accolades in three events as a sophomore and in four events as a junior and senior... National Honor Society... Honor Roll... two-time All-State Academic Track Dream Team. Other Sports... played three years of basketball... two-time All-Conference selection... All-Area as a senior.
Personal... Born December 18, 1991 ... Enrolled in School of Kinesiology ... Majoring in sport management.
|60m Hurdles (I)||8.44||1-22-11|
|400m Hurdles (O)||52.86||3-24-12|