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Renan Palma
Renan Palma

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Tecla, El Salvador

High School:
Denver School

Weight:
156

Position:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
10/13/1990

Experience:
2L


AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2012
• Did not compete in the 2012 indoor season.

2011
• Won the 60m hurdles at the Oklahoma Sooner Open I with a time of 8.16.
• Took fourth in the 55m hurdles with a time of 7.54 at the Varsity Apartments Shocker Quad.
• Placed third in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.03 at the SLC Indoor Championships.

2010
• Placed fifth in the 60m hurdles, scoring four points, at the SLC Championships with a time of 8.18.
• Clocked a season-best time of 8.15 in the preliminaries at the league meet.
• Won the 110m hurdles at the Wichita State Shocker Quad with a time of 8.29.
• Placed in the top 10 during each hurdles event.
• Was a Capital One Bank/Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient.

Outdoor Highlights:
2012
• Did not compete in the 2012 outdoor season.

2011
• Was runner up at the 110m hurdles in 14.38 at the North Texas Spring Classic.
• Placed third in the 110m hurdles at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a time of 14.19.
• Took third in the 110m hurdles (14.66) at the Northwestern State Invitational.
• Placed fifth in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.61 in the SCL Outdoor Championships.

2010
• Advanced to the NCAA West Region Preliminaries in the 110m hurdles.
• Finished fourth in the 110m hurdles and eighth in the 200m at the Southland Conference Championships, turning in career-best times of 14.29 and 21.57, respectively.
• Scored six points at the SLC Championships.
• Finished runner-up in the TCU Invitational and the North Texas Classic in the 110m hurdles.
• Ran the 110m hurdles 10 times, recording sub-15.0 times on each occasion.
• Ran the 200m six times, clocking times of 22.19 or better on each attempt.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
• Semifinalist at the 2007 World Youth Championships.
• Was the Central American and Caribbean champion in 2007.
• Earned a fifth-place finish in the Pan-Am Junior Championships and set a national record of 13.79 in the 110m hurdles, earning a spot on the IAAF list.
• Career-best times included 10.87 in the 100m, 13.79 in the 110m hurdles and 21.59 in the 200m.
• Was a national champion as a junior and senior in the 110m hurdles.
• Named Central American Junior Champion for the 100m hurdles.
• Named Male Athlete of the Year in track and field by the CACAC.

PERSONAL
• Born October 13, 1990.
• Son of Renan and Xiomara Palma.
• Has two sisters.
• Majoring in international business.

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