Philip Palomino
Philip  Palomino

RS Senior

West Plains, Mo.

High School:
West Plains


Cross Country/Distance



Hutton, O'Connor Pace Oakland Cross Country at Spartan Invitational

Brittni Hutton earned a 16th place finish among the seven Division I teams competing.


Hutton, O'Connor Finish First at IPFW Invitational

Brittni Hutton and George O'Connor both won races for the second week in a row.


Hutton, O'Connor Win Golden Grizzlies Invitational

Hutton posted a time of 14:33.7 (4K) and O'Connor ran a time of 19:15.3 (6K).


Oakland Cross Country Review

The Golden Grizzlies had three All-Summit League selections


Oakland at Spartan Invitational

The Oakland men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Spartan Invitational in East Lansing, Mich. on Friday

Cross Country

▪ Placed top four on the team in five races
▪ Finished third at the IPFW Invitational (Sept. 8)
▪ Earned seventh-place finish at the Golden Grizzly Open (Aug. 31)
▪ Ran season-best 26:27 in the 8K event at the Bradley Classic (Oct. 12)

▪Ran in one race

Ran in two races before his season was ended by injury
Ran a career best 8K of 25:47.31 to place 19th at the IPFW Invitational (Sept. 11)

Finished among the top five on the team in all six races he ran
Ran 26:20.10 (8K) to place 14th and earn all-league second team honors at The Summit League Championship (Oct. 31)
Finished among the top 10 overall at the Golden Grizzly Open (Sept. 5) and IPFW Invitational (Sept. 12)

Track and Field

2011 Outdoor:
▪ Redshirt

2011 Indoor:
▪ Redshirt

2010 Outdoor:
▪ Was third in the 5000 at the Central Collegiates (April 17)

2010 Indoor:
▪ Was third in the mile at the EMU Open (Jan. 9)
▪ Had two top 10 finishes

High School
Earned four letters for coach Joe Bill Dixon
As a senior, he placed third to earn all-state honors helping his team win the Class 3 State Championship after three straight runner-up finishes
Earned all-state honors three times
▪ Ran a leg on the state champion 4x800 relay team in 2008

Parent: Elizabeth Palomino
Older brother Mario ran cross country and track and cousins Beth, Ellen and Jim Surowiec swam, all for Oakland

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