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Parker Illingworth


  • Won gold in the women’s eight and bronze in the women’s quad sculls at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games
  • Won bronze in the women’s eight at the 2023 World Rowing U23 Championships
  • Competes collegiately for the University of Texas; two-time NCAA Champion (2021, 2022) with the Longhorns
  • Three-time Big 12 Champion (2021, 2022, 2023)
  • Named to Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team in 2020-21 and All-Big 12 First Team in 2022 and 2023

A Little More About Parker

Getting into the Sport: Started rowing at age 12… Mother, Lisa, rowed at the University of Washington… Outside Interests: Majoring in Business at the University of Texas… Enjoys making pizza, skiing, and cycling…

Palmarès international

Pan American Games: 2023 - GOLD (W8+), BRONZE (W4x)

World Rowing U23 Championships: 2023 - BRONZE (W8+)