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2006-2007 Women's Track Roster


Erika Palmer

Class: SO
Position: Sprints
Height: 5-6
Previous School: Memphis East HS
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

2005-06 (Freshman)
Indoor
: Won 200-meters in 25.05, placed third in 55-meters in 7.23 and member of fourth-place mile relay at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished fifth in 55, including 7.15 in prelims, and second in 200 in 25.09 at Blue Raider Invitational ... Won 55 in 7.21 and placed fifth in 200 in 25.36 at Middle Tennessee Open ... Finished sixth in 400 in 1:03.84 at Indiana Invitational. Outdoor: Posted season-best 12.07 in 100-meters, placing eighth at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Also ran 12.07 in prelims at Sun Belt Championships ... Set personal-best in 200-meters in 24.53 at National City Invitational ... Member of winning 4x100-meter relay at Clemson Relays and fourth-place at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Member of fifth-place 4x100 relay at SBC meet.

High School: Five-year letterwinner for coach Danny Joe Young at East HS ... Earned All-City, All-Metro, All-Region and All-State as both junior and senior ... Named Best of Preps Female Athlete of the Year as junior and MIAA Athlete of the Year as senior ... All-American and team MVP, posting times of 7.12 in 55-meters and 24.95 in 200 indoors ... Injured most of senior season ... Posted times of 11.86 in 100-meters and 24.24 in 200-meters, both as junior ... Anchor leg on state record holding 4x200-meter relay (1:38.12) as junior ... State champion in 100, 200 and 4x200-meter relay as junior ... Voted Homecoming Queen and Student of the Month ... Honor Roll student ... Recognized Who's Who Among American Students.

Personal: Erika Tannezze Palmer ... Daughter of Edward Palmer and Frances Collier ... Born June 14, 1987.