2018 (Kansas City): Finished fourth in the DMR and ninth in 3,000 meter in the WAC Indoor Track and Field Championships ... Achieved his 1,000 meter PR time of 2:35.69 at the Kansas State Wildcat Invitational, resulting in a third place finish ... Finished 13th in 8K at the WAC Cross Country Championship with a time of 24:54.2, another personal record ... WAC All-Conference second team
Background: Active member of the cross country and track and field teams at Farmington High School ... Earned All-State in cross country his junior and senior seasons ... Finished third in the 4x800 relay, fourth in the 1600-meter run and eighth in the 800-meter run at the state meet his junior year ... Collected a fifth-place finish at the state meet in the 1600-meter run his senior season.
High School: Attended Farmington High School... Holds HS Records in the mile (4:15), 3200m (9:21) and 5k (15:37)
Personal: Ryan Parson was born on June 3 ... Son of Scott and Patrice Parson ... Has three siblings ...Majoring in Mechanical Engineering