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Michaela Palu
Michaela Palu

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Antonio

High School:
Marshall

Event:
High Jump

Birthdate:
05/05/1993


05/14/2014

Track and Field Lands 20 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Red Raiders and Lady Raiders honored by Big 12 Conference for success in the classroom

04/26/2014

Tech Athletes Set Five Facility Records in Canyon

No. 10 Red Raiders and No. 17 Lady Raiders turn in record-breaking performances at West Texas A&M Classic

04/23/2014

Tech to Compete at 120th Penn Relays

Worldwide stage awaits No. 10 Red Raiders, No. 17 Lady Raiders

04/19/2014

Kithuka Obliterates Tech 5k Record at Mt. SAC

Red Raider senior breaks Tech 5,000-meter record with dominant performance at Mt. SAC Relays

04/16/2014

Tech Makes Return to Mt. SAC Relays

No. 8 Red Raiders, No. 16 Lady Raiders set to compete at prestigious three-day meet

05/02/2013

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

04/25/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Recap

Cierra White breaks school record in 100M

04/24/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Preview

Wes Kittley previews Texas Tech's Thursday's final home meet of the season

01/11/2013

Track Preps for Indoor Season

Track and Field Teams open Indoor Season at Texas Tech Open

Career Performance List

2013 OUTDOOR
Competed in the high jump...earned All-Big 12 honors finishing seventh at the conference meet clearing a season-best 1.67-meters (5'-5.75") marking the best clearance by a Lady Raider in the high jump on the season...cleared the height on four occasions during the 2013 campaign outdoor campaign...finished first overall at the Red Raider Open (4/25) clearing 1.67-meters...finished third at the Texas Invitational (4/13) by also clearing 1.67-meters...finished second at the Texas Tech Open (4/6) clearing 1.67-meters.

2013 INDOOR
Competed in the high jump...cleared a season-best of 1.69-meters (5'-6.50") at the Texas Tech Open (1/12) to finish first overall...cleared 1.67-meters (5'-5.75") at the Tyson Invitational (2/9)...finished second at the Masked Rider Open (1/18) clearing 1.66-meters (5'-5.25")...finished third at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge (1/26) clearing 1.65-meters (5'-5.00").

2012 OUTDOOR:
Had a successful freshman campaign highlighted by a first place finish in the high jump a the LSU Invitational with a personal-best clearance of 1.71m (5'-7.25")...finished 12th at the Big 12 Championships with a clearance of 1.70m (5'-7.00") which she cleared on her second attempt.

2012 INDOOR:
Competed unattached.

MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL:
Finished fifth the region in 4x200 relay...District champion and second in region in high jump....Sixth in high jump at state meet...also competed in volleyball...earned two letters in basketball...member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Craig and Ann Palu...Has one sibling Megan (11)...Grandfather played basketball and baseball at TCU.

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