David Parell
David Parell
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
High School: Paul Laurence Dunbar
Position: Breast, IM
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2011-12: NEWMAC second team All-Conference (100 Breast, 200 Breast) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … saw most of his action in the breaststroke and the IM … cracked one minute in the 100 breast when he clocked a 59.05 to finish second at the MIT Invitational (12/2) … also finished second at the New England Invitational (11/5) at the distance … won the 200 breast at the New England meet … finished second at the distance at Springfield (1/15) and at Tufts (1/21) … at the NEWMAC Championships finished sixth in the 200 IM … second in the 100 breast in a career-best 57.97 … second as well in the 200 breast with another career mark of 2:06.72.

2010-11: Second team All-NEWMAC in the 100 breast … CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-America …academic All-NEWMAC … team captain … placed among the top three five times during the regular season in the 100 breast … won the event against Babson/Bowdoin (11/20) … six top-three finishes in the 200 breast … strong meet at the NEWMAC Championships … seventh in the 200 IM … second in the 100 breast in a season best time of 58.09 … third in the 200 breast in 2:08.07, also a season best time.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … internships with  Alltech Biotechnology, Logic Product Development, and Apple, Inc. … member of the MIT Student Athlete Advisory Committee … Zeta Psi fraternity.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.