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NADINE PALMER
  • Sprints
  • Ind: Junior, Out: Senior
  • Manchester, Jamaica (Holmwood Tech)

THREE-TIME ALL-AMERICAN

CAREER VICTORIES: 6

PERSONAL RECORD
INDOORS

55m: 6.90 - 2005 Florida Intercollegiate, Gainesville, Fla.
60m: 7.40 - 2005 Clemson Invitational, Clemson, S.C.
200m: 23.70 - 2005 Last Chance Meet, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOORS

100m: 11.56 - 2005 NCAA East Regional Championship, New York, N.Y.
200m: 23.52 - 2005 NCAA East Regional Championships, New York, N.Y.
400m: 54.24 - 2006 Spec Towns Invitational, Athens, Ga.

HONORS: Three-time All-American, 2005 Indoor All-American - 4x400m relay; 2005 Outdoor All-American-4x100m relay; 2006 Outdoor All-American - 4x100m relay.

2006 AS A SENIOR (JUNIOR INDOORS): Wins (2): Florida Fast Times 200m (23.96); Cyclone National Qualifier 200m (23.79)…Bests of 6.98 (55m), 7.58 (60m), 23.74 (200m), 11.57 (100m), and 54.24 (400m)…Earned third All-America honor of career as member of 4x100m relay team which placed eighth at NCAA Outdoor Championships with time of 44.37…Was member of both NCAA Outdoor Championships qualifying 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams that earned third-place finishes at NCAA East Regional…Ran second leg of 4x100m relay team that clocked school's seventh-best time (44.11) in finals of NCAA East Regional, automatically qualifying for the NCAAs with third-place finish…Led off 4x400m relay team that clocked fifth-best time in school history (3:31.52), finishing third at NCAA East Regional…Clocked seasonal-best time of 11.57 in 100m in prelims of NCAA East Regional to take 10th…Member of 4x100m relay team that finished fifth at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with clocking of 44.50…Clocked time of 11.69 in first running of 100m in prelims of SEC Outdoor Championships…Ran second on 4x100m relay teams that finished second at UTEP Invitational (44.51) and seventh at Penn Relays (44.27)…Earned only top-five finish in 200m at UTEP Invitational after crossing finish line in 23.83…Placed seventh at UTEP Invitational in 400m with clocking of 54.78…Crossed the finish line in third with a seasonal-best time of 54.24 in the 400m at the Spec Towns Invitational…Finished sixth in the 200m at the Diet Pepsi Classic (23.74)…Won second-straight 200m race at Cyclone National Qualifier with time of 23.79…Earned first victory of season in 200m of Florida Fast Times last chance meet, crossing finish line before everyone else in field at 23.96 mark…Finished eighth at SEC Indoor Championships with clocking of 24.09…Broke 7-second barrier in 55m after crossing finish line in 6.98 in prelims of SEC Indoor Championships…Clocked a seasonal-best time of 7.58 at the Tyson Invitational in the 60m…Finished eighth in the 55m at the Pepsi Invitational with a time of 7.13.

2005 AS A JUNIOR (SOPHOMORE INDOORS): Wins (4): Last Chance Meet 55m (6.95); Last Chance Meet 200m (23.70); Clemson Invitational 60m (7.40); Florida Intercollegiate 200m…Bests of 7.40 (60m), 11.56 (100m), and 23.52 (200m)…Competed in nine meets (five indoor, four outdoor)…11 top-10 finishes…Advanced to 100m national semifinal by clocking time of 11.69 in preliminaries…Ran 11.75 in NCAA Outdoor Championships 100m semifinal and did not advance…Second leg on Florida's 4x100m relay team that placed sixth at NCAA Outdoor Championships in time of 43.71, third-fastest time in school history…Placed seventh (23.61) in 200m final at NCAA East Regional Championships after posting career-best time of 23.52 in prelims...Clocked 11.68 in 100m preliminaries at SEC Outdoor Championships and ran second leg on 4x100m relay team that finished fourth (44.71)…Ran second leg of 4x100 team that finished third at Penn Relays (43.86) and ran second leg of the 4x200m relay team that qualified first (1:33:00) before injuring her hamstring, leaving her out of action for final…Runner-up as member of 4x100m relay team at Sun Angel Classic (44.30)…Runner-up in 100m (11.60) and placed third in 200m (23.71) at Mississippi Invitational…Finished fourth as member of 4x200m relay team at Florida Relays (1:33.48)…Earned All-America honors and finished fifth as a member of 4x400m relay at NCAA Indoor Championships (3:33.20)…Won both 55m (6.95) and 200m (23.90) at Last Chance Meet…Was second leg of 4x400m relay team that finished fourth (3:33.88) at SEC Indoor Championships…Finished fourth in 55m in 6.97 at Gator Invitational…Runner-up in 200m (24.15) and won 60m (7.40) at Clemson Invitational…Placed third in 55m with NCAA provisional time of 6.90 and first in 200m in NCAA provisional time of 23.99 at Florida Intercollegiate.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 11.36 in the 100m…Was chosen to participate in 2001 World Championships in 100m as member of Jamaican National Team and considers opportunity as a memorable moment.

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