Jeff Palmer
Jeff Palmer


Orange Park, Fla.

High School:

Last College:
Nova Southeastern


Career Bests:
• Mile - 4:29
• 4-Mile - 4:29
• 5k XC - 15:30
• 8k XC - 25:07
• 10k XC - 32:25

Collegiate Highlights:

At Alabama:

Junior (2009-10): Competed in five races for the Tide during the cross country season, running in the top seven every meet...posted a personal-best 4-mile time of 21:55.52 at the Memphis Twilight Invitational to finish 62nd...finished 51st at the Crimson Classic...finished 50th at the SEC Cross Country Championships with a season-best 8,000m time of 26:59.76 as the team won the title...turned in an 71st place finish and season-best 10,000m time of 33:00.05 at the NCAA South Region Championships while the team won the title...placed 242nd as Alabama's seventh runner at the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a time of 33:25.5...helped the Tide to its highest NCAA finish ever (3rd).

At Nova Southeastern:

Sophomore (2008-09): Three second place finishes including the SSC Championships...finished first at the FCRunners meet...three-time Sunshine State Conference Runner of the Week...placed 10th at the Division II NCAA South Regional.

Freshman (2007-08): Named All-South Region on the track in the 5,000m run...won the South Region Championship in the 10,000m.

Prep and Personal: Coached by Paul cross country, named second-team All-State and All-First Coast, won the County individual title, Conference track, won the County individual title in the 800m and 4x800m relay, was the 1,600m runner-up and District Champion in the 4x800m relay...Parents: Ralph and Janet Ellis...Sibling: Jessica...Birthday: April 28, 1989...Majoring in Environmental Science.