Katie Palmer-Cox
            event: middle distance  
            height: 5-7
            year: junior
            hometown: Boulder City, Nev.
            last school: Boulder City HS
SOPHOMORE - (2009):
  • Started off the year with a first place finish in the 800m at the Bengal Shootout with a time of 2:10.31
  • Ran a provisional qualifying time of 2:05.96 in the 800m at the Washington Indoor Invitational, good enough for first
  • Ran on the second place distance medley team (11:06.55) at the UW Indoor Invitational
  • Placed second in the 800m at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2:05.90)
  • Finished second in both the 800m (2:10.28) and 1 mile run (5:14.46) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships
  • Part of the distance medley relay team that placed third at the Indoor National Championships (10:56.73)
  • Began outdoor season with a second place finish in the 800m at the Stanford Invitational (2:05.56)
  • Followed that with a first place finish at the Sun Angel Track Classic in the 1500m (4:16.44)
  • Finished 4th in the 800m at the Mt. Sac. Relays (2:03.26)
  • Earned a second place finish at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the 800m (2:10.47) to go along with first place finishes in both the 1500m (4:30.58) and 4x400m (3:36.56)
  • Finished the season with a sixth place finish at the West Regional in the 1500m (4:24.66)
FRESHMAN - (2008):
  • A 2008 All-American, being named to the ustfccca.com First Team in the distance medley relay
  • Finished first in the 800m (2:10.61) at the Big 12 vs Mountain West Conference Challenge
  • Finished eighth in the 800m (2:10.29) at the New Balance Invitational
  • Took third in the 800m (2:12.39) at the Mountain West Conference Championships
  • Placed fifth in the distance medley (11:10.96) at the NCAA Division I Championships
  • In outdoor, placed fourth in the 800m (2:10.73) and fifth in the 4x400 relay (3:50.08) at the Arizona State Invitational
  • Competed in the 1500m (4:28.20) at the Stanford Invitational
  • Finished seventh in the 800m (2:08.72) at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Ended the season with a first place finish in the 800m (2:06.70) at the MWC Championships
BEFORE BYU:
  • Prepped at Boulder City High School
  • High school valedictorian
  • 12-time state champion: 300m hurdles (2004-07), 100m hurdles (2005-07), 800m (2005-07) and 1600m (2006-07)
  • Set state meet records in the 300m hurdles and the 800m
  • Gatorade Nevada Player of the Year for girls track and field
  • Nationally ranked times in the 300m hurdles and the 800m run
  • Holds school records in the 100m hurdles, 400m dash, 800m run, 1600m, 3200m and 4x400 relay
  • Team MVP all four years
  • Lettered in volleyball (2006), soccer (2003-05) and basketball (2005-07)
  • First-team all-state in basketball in 2006
PERSONAL:
  • Born in Henderson, Nev.
  • Parents are Craig and Darlene Palmer
  • Has dual citizenship with the U.S.A. and Canada
  • Likes wakeboarding, waterskiing, swimming and hiking
  • Majoring in civil engineering
PERSONAL BESTS:
  • 800m: 2:03.26
  • 1500m: 4:16.44
  • Mile: 4:42.39
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