Parish won three NCAA Division III national titles in the hammer throw, and set a National Record in both her junior and senior years. Her best mark of 196′6\” from 1997 was the NCAA Division III best mark for nine years, and still stands as the third-best all-time Division III mark. Parish qualified to Nationals all four years, finishing fourth as a freshman before winning back-to-back-to-back national titles. Parish won four straight hammer titles at the SCIAC Championships for Pomona-Pitzer and set four meet records, including the still-standing mark of 179′9\”. She also won two SCIAC titles in the shot put and was the conference track and field MVP in 1995. Following the NCAA meets, Parish competed in the USA Track & Field Championships in 1995, 1996, and 1997, finishing third in the 1996 Olympic Trials.