Derek Palafox
Derek Palafox
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bellport, NY
High School: Bellport
Position: Distance

2013-14: Did not compete for the Bulls' T&F team as a sophomore.

2012-13: Did not compete for the Bulls' T&F team as a freshman.

High School: Attended Bellport Senior High School...raced for coach Dan Jennings...a three-year captain, he set school records in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs and the 4x800 relay...helped the Clippers to a league championship while earning all-league recognition...was named to the all-county and all-state teams.

Personal: Born Feb. 27, 1994...son of Lenni and Lisa...has brothers, Kristian and Louis...has sisters, Krista, Lillian, Juliet...lists distance runner Dathan Ritzenhein as his favorite athlete...favorite kinds of music include rock and country...aspires to attend the NCAA Championships in cross country as a Bull...if he could visit one place in the world, he'd travel to Australia...also a member of the UB cross country team.