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Mike Palmisano

Player Profile
Hometown:
Dresher, Pa.

High School:
Upper Dublin

Last College:
Princeton

Birthdate:
04/17/1991

Experience:
Gr./Sr.

On Palmisano: Graduate of Princeton who comes to Villanova to pursue his postgraduate work ... Has a year of eligibility remaining in both cross country and indoor track ... Proven competitor who competed at a high level for Princeton and was a two-time Ivy League champion in the relays.

2013 Cross Country: Competed at three meets as an unattached runner ... Opened the season with a time of 19:41.85 over four miles at the Main Line Invitational and came in 11th out of 122 runners ... Later in the year was the individual champion of the Haverford Invitational on the same course with a time of 19:58.50 ... Came in 77th out of 272 runners with a career best 8,000 meters time of 25:07.55 at the Princeton Invitational.

2013 Outdoor: Helped Princeton set a school record in the 4x800 meter relay with a time of 7:21.62 at the Penn Relays ... Ran the third leg of the relay as the Tigers finished in fifth place in the Championship of America race ... Also led off the distance medley relay at the Penn Relays and Princeton came in ninth (9:41.98) ... Ivy League runner-up with a time of 7:25.82 in the 4x800 relay at the Ivy League Championships, where he ran the third leg of the relay ... Registered a sixth place finish in the 1500 meters at the IC4A meet ... At that meet posted times of 3:49.86 in the finals and 3:48.50 in the preliminary heats, when he was in fourth place overall ... Registered a time of 3:51.76 and came in 15th in the preliminaries at the Ivy League Championships ... Competed three other times in the 1500 meters, finishing 18th at the Larry Ellis Invitational (3:49.82), 29th at the Sam Howell Invitational (3:59.19) and 32nd at the George Mason Spring Invitational (3:55.42) ... Also ran three races in the 800 meters ... Came in 12th at the Larry Ellis meet (1:54.44), 27th at the Sam Howell meet (1:55.33) and 28th at the George Mason meet (1:52.53).

2013 Indoor: Ivy League champion in the distance medley relay ... Led off the relay at the conference meet and helped Princeton win the title with a time of 9:52.72 (relay was measured in yards) ... Placed fourth individually in the Mile at the Ivy League meet ... Had times of 4:11.88 in the preliminary heats and 4:22.08 in the finals ... Moved up from ninth place after the preliminaries to his fourth place finish ... Finished fifth in the Mile at both the Penn State Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup (4:06.8) and the NYRR I meet (4:17.79) His time of 4:06.80 is a personal best ... Came in fourth in the 800 meters at the Wesley A. Brown Invitational (1:54.24) and was 47th at the Alex Wilson Invitational (1:54.55) ... Anchored the Tigers to a first place finish in the distance medley relay against Navy (10:14.29) and the 4x800 meter relay at the NYRR I meet (7:52.61) ... Also was a member of a winning 4x800 relay at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet (7:47.36, ran leadoff leg) and a winning DMR relay at the Wesley A. Brown Invitational (10:00.94, ran third leg).

2012 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2012 Outdoor: Ran the 1500 meters at both the Ivy League Championships and the IC4A Championship ... Came in ninth at the Ivy League meet in both the preliminary heats and the finals ... Had a time of 3:52.62 in the preliminaries and crossed the finish line in 4:06.68 in the finals ... Came in 10th at the IC4A meet in 3:56.83 after running a time of 3:48.30 in the preliminaries, when he stood in eighth place ... Recorded a ninth place finish in the 1500 meters at the Raleigh Relays (3:50.16) ... Came in 34th at the Patriot Open Invitational (3:57.26) at George Mason and was 66th at the Larry Ellis Invitational (3:54.52) ... Ran the 800 meters at the Raleigh Relays and posted a 16th place finish in 1:53.90 ... Came in 20th at the Sam Howell Invitational in 1:54.24 ... Opened the outdoor season by running the Mile at the Monmouth Season Opener, finishing 11th with a time of 4:12.00 ... Ran the third leg of the 4x800 meter relay in a third place finish at the Ivy League meet (7:25.22) as well as in a seventh place finish in the College section of the Penn Relays (7:29.34).

2012 Indoor: Registered a seventh place finish in the 1000 meters at the Ivy League Championships ... Came in with a time of 2:29.02 in the finals after also being seventh in 2:28.04 during the preliminary heats ... Set a personal best in the 1000 meters with a time of 2:26.79 at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet, where he was the runner-up ... Won the 1000 meters against Navy (2:26.92) ... Ran two races in the 800 meters, finishing first at the NYRR II meet in 1:53.37 and also placing 11th at the Penn State Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup (1:53.06) ... Finished sixth in the Mile at the NYRR II meet (4:12.77) ... Led off the 4x880 yard relay in the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet, helping the Tigers finish first with a time of 7:45.03 ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 meter relay in a sixth place finish (3:27.21) at the NYRR II meet.

2011 Cross Country: Placed 25th at the Princeton Invitational and covered the 8K course in 25:22.

2011 Outdoor: Competed in the 1500 meters at the Ivy League Championships and came in 11th in the preliminaries with a time of 3:51.15 ... Had two other races in the 1500 meters, placing 26th at the Mason Spring Invite (3:55.66) and 41st at the Larry Ellis Invitational (3:53.37) ... Came in 31st in the 400 meters at the Sam Howell Invitational with a personal best time of 53.01 ... Led off the 4x800 meter relay at both the Ivy League meet and the IC4A Championship ... Princeton came in fourth at the conference championships (7:27.17) and 12th in the preliminaries of the IC4A meet (7:34.59) ... Ran the third leg of the 4x800 relay at the Penn Relays ... Princeton finished 13th in the College section with a time of 7:41.52 ... Competed on the second leg of the 4x400 meter relay at the Sam Howell Invitational as the Tigers came in sixth with a time of 3:25.68.

2011 Indoor: Received a redshirt for the season ... Competed in three individual races and on three relays ... Came in fourth in the 800 meters at Navy with a time of 1:56.04 ... Clocked a time of 1:56.45 to come in 15th at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Finished 11th in the 1000 meters at the NYRR II meet with a time of 2:31.47 ... Ran the third leg of the 4x800 meter relay at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet as Princeton came in second in 7:45.23 ... Took the second leg of the 4x800 relay at the NYRR II meet and the Tigers placed fourth (7:54.92) ... Ran the 400 meters leg of the distance medley relay at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup to help Princeton finish second in 10:14.81.

2010 Cross Country: Placed 89th at the Princeton Invitational with a time of 26:15 over 8,000 meters.

2010 Outdoor: Ran three races each in the 800 meters and the 1500 meters ... Established a personal best time which still stands in the 800 meters when he crossed the finish line in 1:52.49 at the Princeton Elite Meet ... Came in fourth in that race ... Placed seventh in the 800 meters at the Princeton Men's Quad (1:54.49) and finished 36th at the Stanford Invitational (1:54.09) ... Competed in the 1500 meters at the Ivy League Championships, finishing in 14th place in the preliminary heats with a time of 3:56.26 ... Came in 16th at the Sam Howell Invitational (3:55.04) and was 22nd at the Larry Ellis Friday Night Races (3:51.18) ... Helped the Tigers to a third place finish in the 4x800 meter relay at the Ivy League meet (7:36.41) ... Anchored the 4x800 relay to a sixth place finish in the College section at the Penn Relays ... Led off the 4x800 relay at both the conference meet and the IC4A Championship ... Princeton came in 10th at the IC4A meet (7:33.69).

2010 Indoor: Ivy League champion in the 4x800 meter relay ... Ran the third leg of the relay at the Ivy League Heptagonals and helped Princeton finish with a winning time of 7:37.98 ... Competed individually in the 800 meters at the Ivy League meet and came in 11th in the preliminaries with a time of 1:55.62 ... Ran five individual races in the 800 meters during the season ... Had a top time of 1:53.16 in a fifth place finish at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup ... Came in fourth against Navy (1:56.40), seventh at the Columbia Last Chance Meet (1:53.55) and eighth at the NYRR II meet (1:55.07) ... Won the 1000 meters at the Princeton New Year Invitational (2:33.93) ... Posted a time of 2:31.31 and came in fourth at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet ... Placed fifth in the Mile at the Princeton Relays (4:18.29) ... Ran the second leg of thd 4x800 meter relay in the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet as the Tigers took first place with a time of 7:45.54 ... Led off the 4x400 meter relay in a fifth place finish at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup (3:21.81).

2009 Cross Country: Placed 29th in the Open race at the Paul Short Run and covered the 8K course in 25:45.

Upper Dublin High School: Won a Penn Relays title in the distance medley relay in 2009 ... PIAA state champion in the 1600 meters (4:13.93).

Personal: Born 4/17/91 ... Younger of two sons of David and Abigail Palmisano ... Has an older brother, Jonathan ... Graduated from Princeton as a Psychology major with a minor in Neuroscience ... Currently pursuing a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Pastoral Ministry.

PERSONAL BESTS

800 Meters                1:52.49              2010 Princeton Elite
1000 Meters               2:26.79              2012 Yale-Harvard-Princeton
1500 Meters               3:48.30              2012 IC4A Championship
Mile                      4:06.80              2013 Sykes & Sabock Challenge
8000 Meters (XC)          25:07.55             2013 Princeton Invitational

CAREER AWARDS (Indoor Track)

Ivy League Champion                            2013 (Distance Medley Relay)
Ivy League Champion                            2010 (4x800 Meter Relay)
Ivy League Scorer                              2013 (Mile)

CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor Track)

Ivy League Runner-Up                           2013 (4x800 Meter Relay)
Ivy League Scorer                              2010, 2011, 2012 (4x800 Meter Relay)
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