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Palacio Breaks Her Own School Record at ECAC Championship

Palacio, Membreno and Sluzewicz earn ECAC All-East honors.


Navy Women's Track & Field to Compete at ECAC Championship

Palacio, Allam and Membreno looking to repeat as All-East performers.


Navy Women's Track Wins Patriot League Outdoor Championship

Palacio doubles in her final league championship meet.


Women's Track Concludes Opening Day of League Championship in Fourth Place

Membreno's runner-up finish in the javelin highlights Navy's performances.


Navy Women's Track and Field Defeats Army in Star Meet, 116-87

Senior class caps off a perfect 8-0 career record against Army.


Colonial Relays (April 3, 2009)

The Navy women's track team headed to Williamsburg, Va. to compete at the Colonial Relays.

Career Performances

Career Bests:
60m Hurdles 8.82

Career Honors
• 2012 Second-Team All-Patriot League (100m Hurdles - Outdoor)
• 2011 Second-Team All-Patriot League (60m Hurdles - Indoor)
• 2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League (60m Hurdles - Indoor)

2010-11 (Junior Season):
• Navy's top 100m hurdler and 60m hurdler
• Also competed in multi-events
• Earned All-Patriot League Second Team honors by placing second in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.91
• Ran a 8.96 in the 60m hurdles prelim round
• Ran a 9.01 to take second in the 60m hurdles at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet
• Placed second in the 60m hurdles at the Delaware Invite and Patriot Games
• Placed second in the 100m hurdles at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet
• Tallied 3,838 points in the heptathlon to place second at the Navy Tri-Meet

2009-10 (Sophomore Season):
• Team's top 100m hurdler as a sophomore
• Posted a season-best 15.00 in the 100m hurdles for a third-place finish at Army
• Won the 100m hurdles at the Navy Outdoor Lidlifter
• Placed third in the 100m hurdles at the Kloiber Invite and sixth at the Military Championships
• Placed 12th in the 100m hurdles at the outdoor league championships
• Did not compete in the indoor season

2008-09 (Freshman Season):
• Earned second-team All-Patriot League honors for runner-up finish in the 60m hurdles at the indoor league championships
• Placed third in the outdoor league championships in the 100m hurdles
• Won the 60m hurdles and was the runner-up in the 100m hurdles at the outdoor Star Meet
• 60m hurdles time of 8.82 in the Star Meet was a PR
• Won the 60m hurdles at the Delaware Invitational
• Placed second in the 60m hurdles at the Navy Lidlifter

High School:
• A 2007 graduate of Yuma Catholic High School, where she earned four letters in track, volleyball and basketball
• A four-time team-captain and track MVP
• Four-time state champion in the 100m hurdles
• Two-time high jump state champion (2003, 2005)
• Also won Arizona state title in the 200-meter dash in 2004
• League, county and regional champion in the 100-meter hurdles (13.28), 200-meter dash (26.30) and the high jump (5-4)
• City of Yuma and Yuma County Athlete of the Year
• Also served as team captain and shooting guard on basketball team

• Daughter of Jennifer Aitken
• Majoring in general science
• Active hospice and Knights of Columbus volunteer

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