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.
Photo galleries of Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships
- Video of women’s 100 meter championdship race
Holly Parent clears bar at WSU meet during spring semester