Hometown: Rescue, California
Height: 5’ 7”
Previous School: Ponderosa High School
Freshman (2017): Playing #5 singles, Laura finished her first season with the Lady Falcons going 9-3 overall, and 5-2 in the Big 8 Conference. She had wins over Cabrillo College, Cosumnes River College, Sierra College, Solano College, Reedley College, and Santa Rosa JC, and two wins over American River College. In the first round of the State Team Playoffs, Laura defeated Foothill College in straight sets 6-0, 6-1. With this singles win, Laura becomes the first Lady Falcon in college history to win a “State” playoff singles match and defeat a Foothill player. At #3 doubles, Laura went 4-5 overall and 2-3 in the Big 8 Conference with wins over Solano College, College of the Sequoias, Reedley College, and Santa Rosa JC. Laura also qualified for the CCCAA State Championships in Ojai CA with her doubles partner Nicole Chumpitaz.
High School: Laura played four years Varsity Tennis for the Bruins of Ponderosa High School, playing # ? doubles her freshman year, and #6 singles her sophomore year. During her junior year, Laura went 6-6 at #5, and 9-3 at #4 during her senior year.
Personal: Parents are Rene and Terry Parkyn