Background: Taylor Parsons joins Missouri State after swimming two years at Lafayette High School. Parsons was an all-metro second team pick his senior year helping his team to a fifth-place state finish. In 2006 he broke a 15-year old record in the 300 fly competition at the Marquette Relays.Personal: Full name is Taylor Michael Parsons. Born April 26, 1989, in Augusta, Ga. Son of Michael and Kristi Parsons.