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2013-2014 Men's Track Roster


Steven Palmer

Class: SR
Position: Sprints/Jumps
Height: 6-3
Weight: 172 pounds
Previous School: Stockbridge HS
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.

2013-14
Indoor:
A member of the men’s 4x400-meter “A” team relay … Placed first in the 200-meter at the Christmas Invitational Dec. 7 (21.95) … Finished second in the 400-meter at the Christmas Invitational (47.98) … Added a sixth place finish at the TSU Invite Feb. 1 in the 200 (22.44) .. A member of the 4x400-meter relay team that placed second at the ISU Classic Feb. 15 (3:08.01).

Outdoor: Competed in the 400-meter hurdles with two top-five finishes … Placed third in the hurdles at the Tennessee Challenge May 3 with a season-best 53.93 second time … Added a fifth-place finish at the Tennessee Relays with a time of 54.93 seconds.

2012-13
Indoor:
Set a personal best in the 200-meters at the Valentine Invitational with a time of 21.88 … Won the 400-meters at the Christmas Invitational with a time of 48.27 … Finished second in the 400 at the MT Invitational with a time of 48.27.

Outdoor: Finished in 55.36 seconds at the Coach “O” Invitational in the 400-meter hurdles to finish sixth … Was 12th in the SBC Championships’ 400 hurdles prelims (54.47) … Ran to an eighth-place finish at the Black and Gold Meet’s 400-meter dash in 48.89 seconds.

2011-12
Indoor:
Placed fifth in the 400 meters at the Sun Belt Championships while running a new personal-best 47.84 ... Finished seventh at the league championship meet in the 200 meters while clocking a 21.84 ... Recorded a personal-best leap of 22-5.00 (6.83m) in the long jump at the Valentine Invitational while placing sixth ... Notched 200-meter titles at the Valentine Invitational and Blue Raider Invitational in respective times of 21.98 and 22.19 seconds ... Captured first-place finishes at the MTSU Invitational and Blue Raider Invitational in the 400 meters while clocking times of 47.90 and 49.48 seconds ... Totaled 11 top-10 finishes in the 200-meter, 400-meter and long jump events.

Outdoor: Claimed a fifth-place finish in the 400 meters at the Sun Belt Championships in 48.00 seconds ... Posted a time of 22.00 seconds in the 200 meters at the league championships ... Logged a 48.03 while placing 43rd in the 400 meters at the NCAA Regional ... Set a new 200-meter personal-best while clocking a 21.73 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Placed third while running a season-best time of 47.26 seconds in the 400 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Member of the men's 4x400-meter team which placed 21st in 3:10.21 at the NCAA Regional ... Finished second in the 400 meters at the Rhodes Open Meet in 47.93 seconds ... Captured an eighth-place 400-meter finish while running a time of 48.03 seconds

2010-11
Indoor:
Gold medal winner with the 4x400-meter relay in 3:15.92 and silver medalist in the 400-meter dash in 48.29 seconds at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships ... Ran a career-best time of 47.95 seconds in the 400-meter dash at the MT Valentine Invitational in a winning-effort ... Time ranked as the second-fastest time run in the league that year ... Took second in the 200-meter dash in a season-best time of 21.95 seconds at the Middle Tennessee Invitational ... Won with the mile relay team in a time of 3:15.90 and second in the 400-meter dash in 48.77 seconds at the MT Christmas Invitational.

Outdoor: Gold medal winner with the 4x400-meter relay team and silver medal winner in the 400-meter dash at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships ... His 400-meter time of 47.15 seconds was a personal best ... Came in second in the 400-meter dash in 47.94 seconds at the War Eagle Invitational ... Ran a season-best time of 22.06 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, while placing second in the 400-meter dash in 48.59 at the meet ... Took second in the 400-meter dash in a time of 48.0 seconds at the Boston-Moon Classic.

High School: Letterwinner in track & field under head coach James Thorton at Stockbridge High School ... Also played football at Stockbridge ... Recorded the seventh-fastest high school time in the nation in the 400 meters ... Recorded the seventh fastest AAU 400 meter time in 2010 ... Set school record in the 400 meters and the triple jump ... Placed third in the 400 meters at the Georgia State High School Meet.

Personal: Steven Levette Palmer II ... Born December 19, 1992 ... Son of Eureka Battie and Steven Palmer ... Majoring in health and human performance.