Amber Palermo
Amber Palermo
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Winder, Ga.
Events: Distance
Previous School: Winder-Barrow
Event: Distance

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017: Competed sparingly in four events total at the Emory Classic, Southern Wesleyan Invitational, and the Peach Belt Conference Championships … Raced the 800 meter run and 4x400 meter relay.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016: Competed in five regular season meets and two events in the Peach Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Top finish on the season was a fourth place finish in the 4x400 at Berry Field Day Invitational … Recorded a 14th place finish in the 1500m and a personal record 2:24.77 in the 800m at Peach Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015 Amber competed in seven distance events for her freshman year with the Jags and finished in the top 20 of those events six times … Competed in the 1500m, 3000m, and the 5000m and placed a personal best for the 1500m and the 5000m at the PBC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Winder-Barrow High School in Winder, Ga., in 2014 … Lettered in cross-country under coach Michael Lofton for three years and track and field for four years … Holds the 800m school record at Winder-Barrow and was a Region Champion for cross-country.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 29, 1996 in Houston, Texas … Daughter to Debra and Chad Palermo and sister to Tiffani … Plans on majoring in kinesiology.