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  Desmond Palmer
Desmond Palmer

Player Profile
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington North

Event:
Hurdles

06/13/2014

Brycen Spratling Ready to Race for National Title

Spratling will take over for the Panthers in the 400 meter finals on Friday

06/12/2014

Spratling Advances to Final Round of 400 Meter

Brycen Spratling advances to the 400 meter final with a semi-final time of 45.41 seconds

06/10/2014

Five Panthers head to NCAA Division I Outdoor Nationals

Spratling, Nkanata, Murray, Palmer and Thompson ready to compete on national stage

05/31/2014

Panthers Qualify in Five Events for NCAA Nationals

Nkanata officially punches his ticket for Eugene in two weeks

05/31/2014

Three Panthers Punch Tickets to NCAA Nationals

Palmer, Spratling and Thompson advance onto Nationals in Eugene, Oregon

Top Performances: 60M hurdles- 8.17

2013-14 Indoor:
In his collegiate debut, Palmer finished third overall in the 60M hurdles (8.17) at the PSU Relays.

High School: Palmer was three year national USATF Junior Olympic Champion in the 400M hurdles...member of the American Family Insurance USA Today All USA Track and Field Boys National Team...a district finalist in the open 400M as a freshman...OCC champion in the 300M hurdles as a sophomore...OCC regional champion and state runner-up in the 300M hurdles as a junior...also OCC district 110M hurdles champion...again OCC district, region and state champion as a senior...finished in first-place at state finals in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles...Ohio Gatorade athlete of the year...also played four years of basketball, including two years on varsity and as a team captain.

Personal:Born on July 30, 1995...son of Lisa and Rodney Palmer...one sibling, Dondre...majoring in communications.