Laura Palacios
Laura  Palacios


Reno, Nev.

High School:
Robert McQueen HS




59 Nevada athletes earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

Record 730 MW student-athletes honored


59 Nevada athletes earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

Record 730 MW student-athletes honored


Wolf Pack set to graduate 49 student-athletes in spring and summer Commencement

Every Nevada sport represented on graduation list.


38 Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Mountain West accolades

Honorees must have 3.0 GPA and compete in roughly 50 percent of team's contests


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 Bio

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE INDOOR (2014-15) – Did not compete

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE OUTDOOR (2014-15) – Only event was the 3000m steeplechase where she produced her best time of the season at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational (4/24), clocking in at 11:20.66 to finish in 12th place

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN INDOOR (2013-14) - 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

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN OUTDOOR (2013-14) - 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

FRESHMAN INDOOR (2012-13) - Did not compete (redshirt)

FRESHMAN OUTDOOR (2012-13) – Did not compete (redshirt)

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

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