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Marquita Palmer
Position: XC
Year: Junior
Hometown: Weiser, Idaho
High School: Weiser HS
Experience: 1 Letter

2014 Outdoor: Palmer was a member of the 2014 Outdoor Western Athletic Conference Championship team… earned First-Team All-WAC honors for her third-place finish in the 1500m with a time of 4:36.54 and also in the 800m with a time of 2:13.60…won the 1500m at the Sam Adams Classic with a time of 4:43.87… and hit a career-best mark in the 800m at the Sun Angel Classic with a time of 2:13.09.

2014 Indoor: Palmer earned First-Team All-WAC honors for her second-place finish in the 800m (2:14.35) and also her third-place finish in the mile with a career-best time of 5:00.31 at the Western Athletic Conference Championship meet…won the 800m at the Vandal Indoor with a time of 2:13.44… also won the mile at the Idaho Collegiate with a time of 5:01.53… and ran a career-best time in the 800m at the Vandal Indoor in a time of 2:11.59.

2013 Cross Country: Palmer placed 12th over the 5K course at the Inland Empire Classic with a time of 17:52... finished 20th at the Clash of the Inland Northwest with a time of 15:07 over the 4K course... placed 56th at the Sundodger Invitational over the 6K course with a time of 22:51...Acadmeic All-WAC

2013 Outdoor: Palmer competed in distance events for Idaho as a freshman... crossed the finish line first in the 1500m at the Sun Angel Classic Apr.6 with a time of 4:34.10... posted a carrer-best time of 2:16.22 in the 800m at the Bryan Clay Invite... earned Second Team All-WAC honors at the WAC Outdoor Championships with her fifth place career-best time of 4:32.98 in the 15000m...Acadmeic-Alll WAC

2013 Indoor: 
Palmer competed in distance events for Idaho as a freshman... finished first in the mile at the Vandal Indoor Feb.1 with a time of 5:18.02 and also posted a career-best time of 2:15.54 in the 800m at the meet... ran a career-best 5:04.96 in the mile at the WAC Indoor Championships prelims, finishing 8th in the final heat... aided the DMR in a first place finish at the WAC Championships earning First Team honors...Academic All-WAC.

2012 Cross Country: Palmer ran in six meets for the Vandals...her top finish came at the Clash of Inland Northwest where she finished the 4K course with a time of 15:35.8 (21st)...finished 31st in the WAC Championships...represented Idaho in the NCAA DI West Region Cross Country Championships.

High School: Palmer was a five-time Idaho 3A state champion and 12-time state participant between cross country and track and field at Weiser High School … won the Idaho 3A state track and field titles in the 800m (2:13.78), 1600m (5:16.84), 3200m (11:21.96) and triple jump (36-6) in 2012 as a senior … broke the Idaho all-time, all-classification state record in the 800m at the 2012 state meet with a 2:13.78 in the finals … scored 40 of Weiser’s 77 points to lead WHS to a state runner-up team finish in 2011 … was the Idaho 3A cross country state champion in 2009 and the state runner-up in 2008 and 2011 … was the 2011 Idaho 3A state runner-up in the 1600m and 3200m as a junior, and in the 800m as a sophomore … finished second in the 1500m at the 2011 USATF Junior Olympics with a time of 4:38.69 and ran a career-best 4:35.61 in the qualifying rounds … was also the 2011 Region 11 USATF Junior Olympic champion in the 800m, 1500m and 3200m … also competed in basketball for WHS.

Personal: She is the daughter of Mark and Ellen Palmer … has one sister, Amanda, and two brothers, Edgar and Jonathan … majoring in Biology at Idaho.

Outdoor Career Bests:
800m: 2:13.09
1500m: 4:32.98

Indoor Career Bests:
800m: 2:11.59
Mile: 5:00.31

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