Kevin Palmisano
Kevin Palmisano
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Farmington, N.Y.
High School: Canandaigua Academy
Event(s): Vault

Prior to Geneseo: Competed for Canandaigua Academy under head coach Matt Oberst … competed through Warsaw Pole Vault Playground (PVP) under coach Mike Auble ... named indoor track team MVP in 2014 and 2015 ... named the outdoor MVP in 2014 and 2015 ... member of the NYS Championship team for Indoor Track and Outdoor Track in 2014 and 2015 … previously ran with current Geneseo teammate Emily Van Der Eems … high honor roll throughout high school ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Kevin Gene Palmisano was born in Canandaigua, N.Y. ... raised in Farmington, N.Y. ... parents are Vincent Palmisano and Judith Piper ... studying physics with a minor in math and anthropology ... has three siblings, James, Sara and Katie ... aunt, Darlene Piper, graduated from Geneseo ... member of the Geneseo Dean’s List for 2016 … enjoys reading, and being outdoors ... favorite athletic-related moment was pole-vaulting in the rain at NY State Qualifiers his senior year of high school … started competing in track & field his freshman year … lists Warsaw PVP coach, Mike Auble, as having the most influence on his track career for teaching him to believe in himself and his own abilities above all else.