MONCTON, New Brunswick, Canada — WSU freshman Holly Parent won the women’s high jump at the Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick, Sunday, July 4.
Parent, from Victoria, British Columbia, and competing for the BC Athletics Club, cleared 5-feet, 9 3/4 inches (1.77m), to win the women’s junior championship.
She will now compete at the 13th Annual IAAF World Junior Championships July 19-25, also in Moncton. Parent reached a World Junior Championships qualifying standard and a personal-best height of 5-11 1/4 (1.81m) at the NCAA West Regional First Round in May in Austin, Texas.
Cougar jumps coach Matt McGee was in Moncton for the competition.

Holly Parent clears bar at WSU meet during spring semester