AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12
Won the women's foil as part of a podium sweep at the IFCSC Individual Championships (2/11-2/12) ... Member of first-place winning women's foil team at IFCSC Final Duals (1/28) ... Started season by reaching the Final 8 of Direct Elimination and earned three victories in her pool in women's foil to place sixth overall during the 16th Annual BladeRunner Tournament (10/29-10/30) ... Placed second in the women's foil at the Collegiate Open (11/6) ... One of three Triton foilists on the women's side to earn an 8-1 record at the UC Santa Barbara-hosted Mega Duals (11/19) ... Ended season with respectable fourth-place finish at NCAA West Regionals (3/10-3/11).
A 2011 graduate of Heritage Christian School in San Diego ... Competed in Scholastic League Foil Individual Women's Championship in 2009 ... Also competed in 2010 BladeRunner competition, earning an "E" rating in foil ... Fenced for Coeur du Lion in La Mesa.
Born April 2, 1993 in San Diego ... Parents are James and Grace Parra ... Has two older sisters named Rachel and Alexandra ... Both parents attended New Mexico State University ... Is a physiology and neuroscience major at Revelle College ... Considers winning the women's foil at the 2012 IFCSC Individual Championships her most memorable moment ... Roots for the New York Yankees ... Favorite athletes are Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir ... Reading and playing the piano are among her hobbies ... Hopes to attend medical school and become a neurosurgeon.