Tori Palma
Tori Palma
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
High School: Amador Valley HS
Position: Throws
Events: Throws

2017-2018 Track

Competed in 11 meets for her second season. Won the discus at the Westmont/Pepperdine Tri Meet to set a new personal best throw of 42.17m (138' 4"). Set a personal best in the shot put at the 40th Annual Aztec Invitational with a mark of 12.72m (41' 8 3/4"). Improved on both her discus and shot put personal bests at the Jim Bush Invitational with marks of 43.63m (143' 2") and 12.92m (42' 4 3/4") respectively. Captured third place finishes in the shot put at both the Big West Challenge Cup and the Cal Poly Dual. Ended her season at the Big West Conference Championships where she finished 11th in the discus and 13th in the shot put. 

2016-2017 Track

Stepped into the throwing circle seven times for her first year as a Gaucho. Set a personal best in the shot put at the All-UC Challenge, throwing 40' 1 1/4" for 4th place. Set her personal best in the discus at the same meet, throwing 131' for 5th place. Threw 136' 8" for the hammer throw at the Ben Brown Invitational, setting another personal best in the span of seven days. Took 4th at the Cal Poly Dual Meet in the discus, throwing 128' 2". 

Prep

Graduated from Amador Valley High School. HS Achievements include 2016 EBAL Champion, 2016 North Coast Section Shot put Champion, fifth in Discus at CIF North Coast, Amador Valley High School Record Holder in the Shotput. PRs: Shotput - 40' 0", Discus - 122' 11". Also was Varsity Captain of Women’s Water Polo. Coached by Scott Esparza.

Personal 

 Parents are Juliet Palma and Ed Palma...Has a Younger Brother, Nick...Majoring in Global Studies...Career Goals: Philanthropist...Athletic Goals: To reach my full potential...Favorite Hobbies: Annual Volunteer with Angkor4Kids in Cambodia. Traveling, going to the beach, swimming, Concerts...Fun Fact: Biggest Friends fan you'll ever meet (favorite tv show).

Collegiate Bests 

Shot Put - 12.92m (42' 4 3/4") (2018 Jim Bush Invitational)

Discus - 43.63m (143' 2") (2018 Jim Bush Invitational)

Hammer Throw - 44.05m (144' 6") (2018 Cal Poly Dual)

Big West Championships

2018 - Discus, 11th, 40.90m (134' 2") 

2018 - Shot Put, 13th, 12.05m (39' 6 1/2")