Matt Parsons
    Matt Parsons


    Brisbane, Australia

    High School:
    St. Peters Luthern College





    Seven swimmers and divers named Academic All-MAC

    SIU boasted second-most honorees in the conference


    MAC Championships Day Three: Prelims

    Parsons and Wolfe finish 1-2 in the 200 fly


    Rick Walker named 2012 MAC Swimming Coach of the Year

    Salukis win four events, place third at MAC Championship


    MAC Championships Day Two Finals Canceled

    Friday morning's prelim times scored as finals


    MAC Championships Day Two: Prelims

    Wolfe sets school and MAC Championship record in 100 fly

    2011-12 // Senior:
    First-time All-MAC selection...Won the 200-yard butterfly at the MAC Championships, posting a time (1:47.71) that made him the fifth-fastest individual in school history in the event...Won 10 events on the year...Set a pool record in the 100-meter butterfly at the Copi Coqui Invitational in Puerto Rico in January...First-team Academic All-MAC selection.

    2010-11 // Junior
    First-team All-Conference selection...Competed in 12 meets...Picked up seven wins on the year...Recorded three top-three finishes at the MAC Championships...Swept the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly titles against Evansville...First-team Academic All-Conference.

    2009-10 // Sophomore
    Competed in 12 events, including the season-opening SIU Miler when he finished first...Recorded a total of 11 first-place finishes throughout the season...Earned first-team All-MAC status...Also was named to the Academic All-MAC team...Part of the 400 free relay team that took first place against Miami of Ohio, Kentucky and Drury...Finished third individually in the 200 fly at the MAC Championships...Was a member of the MAC championship 800 free relay team that broke the pool record at Eastern Michigan University with a time of 6:38.86...Finished the season with team-best times in the 100 and 200 fly.

    2008-09 // Freshman
    Competed in eight meets for the Salukis in his first year...Captured 12 first-place finishes...Finished first in the 1000 free (9:38.57) and first in the 500 free (4:40.00) against New Orleans...Recorded the fastest time on the team in the 1650 free at the Sun Belt Championships (15:36.91) for sixth place...Also part of the 800 free relay team that finished second at the conference championships.

    High School
    Swam club in Brisbane prior to joining the Salukis.

    A political science major...Has two brothers...Son of Tony and Kaye Parsons...Born May 23, 1990 in Brisbane, Australia.