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Lily Parr of McCallie GPS Aquatics in Tennessee is staying close to home with a commitment to in-state Carson-Newman University (D-II). She’s a senior at Ooltewah High School.
I chose Carson-Newman because it offered everything I was looking for. It is the perfect size, a Christian university, not too far from home, and a great environment.
TOP TIMES (SCY)
- 50 free – 24.63
- 100 free – 54.71
- 100 fly – 1:02.08
Parr, a sprinter, recently clocked lifetime bests in the 100 free and 100 fly at the 2021 Southeastern LSC Championships in February.
At the 2020 Tennessee HS State Championships, Parr made the B-final in the 50 free, hitting a 24.69 to take 14th place.
Carson-Newman competes in the Bluegrass Mountain Conference, and they placed third at the women’s meet this past season. Parr would’ve scored in the 50 free B-final at that meet. She’ll join the team in the fall, with an immediate impact on their sprint free group.
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