Former Exchange Student Parkinson a Net Gain for UMBC Cross Country

In Fall 2008, an accomplished netball player from Lancashire, England, arrived at UMBC looking for a way to stay active during her year abroad. Three years later, Sara Parkinson will graduate as one of the most accomplished distance runners in UMBC history. It is quite a journey for someone who had only run semi-competitively before arriving in the United States and who only intended to stay in the country for a year.

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