|Hometown:||Laguna Niguel, Calif.|
|High School:||Dana Hills HS|
After redshirting his first season at UCSB in 2008, Rusty Parker was active in 2009...Finished 18th at the Titan Invitational in an 8k time of 26:30.0...Finished 154th at the UC Riverside Cross Country Invitational in a time of 27:04.
Competed in the South Coast League of the CIF-SS Div. I... Was all-league in cross country in 2006 and 2007...A member of the Dana Hills cross country squad that captured the 2007 Division I State Championship...Also a member of the distance medley and 4x800m relay squads that set school records...Held times of 1:55.25 in the 800m, 4:29 in the 1600m, and 16:02 on the Woodward Park course...Scholar-athlete.
The son of Russ and Karen Parker...Has an older sister, Paige, and a younger brother, Nash...Enjoys surfing, jamming, and kung fu and zombie movies.
Personal Bests 800m - 1:55.49 (Cal/Nevada, 3/28/2009) 1500m - 4:03.71 (Cal Poly Invitational, 4/4/2009)