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2007-2008 Women's Track Roster

Erika Palmer

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

Placed sixth in 55-meters in 7.32 and seventh in 200-meters in 25.84 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Did not participate in the rest of the season because of academic ineligibility.
Outdoor: Did not participate.

Placed third in 55-meters in 7.22 and fourth in 200-meters in 25.66 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished 16th at 60-meters in 7.76 and 15th in 200 in 25.18 at Kentucky Invitational ... Won 200 in 25.59 and came in sixth in 55 in 7.42 at Blue Raider Invitational ... Placed second in 55 in 7.28 and third in 200 in 25.66 at MT Valentine Invitational.
Outdoor: Placed second in 100-meters in personal-best 11.85, 11th in 200-meters in PR of 24.64 and member of second-place distance medley relay (12:15.62) at Alabama Relays ... Set PR again in 200 in 24.55 and member of second-place 4x400-meter relay (3:41.95) at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Finished seventh in 100 in 12.13 and seventh in 200 in 24.81 at Tiger Track Classic ... Placed third in 100 in personal-best 11.80 and fourth in PR of 24.14 at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Finished fifth in 100 in 11.79 and set personal-best of 11.62 in prelims at Sun Belt Championships ... Also posted PR of 23.98 in finishing fourth in 200, member of sixth-place 4x100-meter relay (46.92) and fifth-place 4x400 relay (3:50.03) at SBC meet.

Won 200-meters in 25.05, placed third in 55-meters in 7.23, and was 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 in Who's Who Among American Students.

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