NORTHRIDGE - 2007
Joey Parisi finished 11th in the hammer (166-1) and 16th in the discus (140-6) at the Big West Championships ... finished fifth in his flight of the hammer with a career-best 169-6 (51.67) at the Cal-Nevada Championships in Fresno ... also posted a season-best 145-0 (44.19) in the discus at the same meet ... was named to the Big West Spring All-Academic Team ... did not compete during the indoor season.
Parisi finished ninth in the hammer at the Big West Outdoor Championships with a mark of 165-3 ... posted a personal-best 167-4 in the hammer at the Cal-Nevada Championships in Fresno ... threw a career and Northridge team-best 147-1 in the discus at the Trojan Invitational where he finished 15th ... was one of four Matador men named to the 2005-06 Big West All-Academic Team ... did not compete during the 2006 indoor season.
Finished 18th in the hammer after throwing a season-best 154-0 at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... also threw a season-best 127-2 in the discus at the Northridge Spring Break Open ... did not compete during the indoor season.
OAK PARK HIGH SCHOOL
Earned letters in track & field and football at Oak Park High School in Oak Park, Calif. ... was the Eagles team Field MVP in both 2003 and 2004 ... was a 2004 Tri-Valley League Second Team selection as a thrower and earned Honorable Mention accolades in 2003 ... owns a personal-best 158-8 in the discus and 46-6 in the shot put ... graduated in 2004 with a 3.2 grade point average.
Born November 10, 1986 in Long Beach, Calif. ... parents are Tammy and Joe Parisi ... has one older sister, Tiffany who attends USC ... favorites include the Los Angeles Clippers, "Seinfeld" and the movie "Forrest Gump" ... major is Business.