Michael Parkent
Michael Parkent
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pasadena, Md.
High School: Chesapeake
Position: Throws

Background: Competed in both indoor and outdoor track and field as well as football and wrestling for Chesapeake High School … Was named Athlete of the Month, as well as earning the Sportsmanship Award two years ago… On the gridiron, he earned Lineman of the Year honors as a junior while being named to the Capital Gazette All-County Team.

Personal: Son of Christine and Joe Parkent… Has two siblings, Nick and Christine… Chose UMBC over West Virginia, Loyola and Towson… Plans on majoring in mechanical engineering… Lists favorite pro team as the Baltimore Ravens.