Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Erin Palomarez
Erin Palomarez


Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Sunnyside HS

Last College:
Northwestern State





Arizona - 2004: Will compete for a position in the infield.

2003: Appeared in 28 games, starting 12... Hit .245, driving in 10 and scoring six on 12 hits... Went 2-for-7 as a pinch-hitter... Had four doubles and a solo home run on May 10 versus Washington... Had 65 putouts at first base and posted a fielding percentage of .985, fifth-best on the squad.

Northwestern State: Natchitoches, LA... First-team all-conference selection in 2000 and 2001... Louisiana Sports Writers Player of the Week in 2000 and 2001... Second-team All-Louisiana selection... Posted a .320 batting average, seven home runs, and 27 RBI her junior year... Spent three semesters on the Dean's List.

High School: Sunnyside High School, Tucson, Ariz., 1999... Earned four letters in softball and basketball, three letters in swimming, and two letters in golf and volleyball... Sunnyside Female Athlete of the Year in 1999... 5-A second-team all-state honors in 1999... 5-A Southern Region Athlete of the Year in 1999.

Personal: Academic major is psychology with a minor in sociology... Wants to be a counselor for the deaf... Daughter of Ernie and LeeAnn Palomarez... Father is a teacher and mother is a secretary... Has two brothers, Jacob (20), and Joel (17)... Has a son, Brayden (2)... Enjoys spending time with her son, who loves softball games... Full name is Erin Elizabeth Palomarez.