Women's Track

Laura Palacios
Laura Palacios

RS Sophomore

Reno, Nev.

High School:
Robert McQueen High School




Nevada places 34 on Academic All-MW list

The Nevada contingent was part of a league-record 534 student-athletes who were named to the team for the fall season.



Cross Country: Finished tenth at the Nature's Bakery Nevada Twilight completing the four kilometer course in a time of 16:24.0 ... Ran 18:51.2 at the Sacramento State NCAA Inter-Regional Jamboree 5K ... Finished 52nd at the Mountain West Cross Country Championships ... Competed at the NCAA Mountain Region Cross Country Championships finishing with a time of 22:47.8 ... Named to the 2013 fall Academic All-Mountain West team.

Indoor:Finished 16th at the Jacksons/NB Boise Indoor Invite running 10:50.61 in the 3,000-meter run ... Competed at the Bronco Invite running the 3,000-meter run in a time of 11:02.77. Outdoor: Ran 18:28.39 in the 5,000-meter at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival ... Placed 12th in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 5:02.77 at the Sacramento State Mondo Mid-Major Challenge ... Competed in the 10,000-meter at the Mountain West outdoor Championships.


Cross Country: Redshirt (did not compete).

Indoor: Redshirt (did not compete). Outdoor: Redshirt (did not compete).

High School: Earned a letter in track and field and cross country at Robert McQueen High School in Reno, Nev. ... Top times include: 1600m (5:18.95); 3200m (11:45.20); 800m (2:23.40); and 5000m (19:24) ... Member of the state winning 4x800 relay team, first team 3200m, and 1600m ... Participated in Mock Trial for three years ...

Personal: Wants to attend law school and become a lawyer ... Daughter of Guillermo and Elizabeth Palacios ... Has one sister, Samantha ... Enjoys reading, hanging out with family and her dogs ... Loves to watch law shows on television.