SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Seen action in 43 games so far, mainly as a pinch runner ... taken only four at-bats, totaling two hits during that time ... recorded first career extra-base hit with a double against Alcorn State on March 13 ... is 5-for-6 in stolen base attempts ... scored a run in each elimination game against Harvard and New Mexico State during the NCAA Tucson Regional ... scored 23 runs, the most for any non-regular starter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Appeared in 24 games, including one start ... lone start came March 14 against North Carolina Central ... entered primarily as a pinch runner ... had 15 at-bats on the year, finishing with six hits for a .400 average ... scored 11 runs as well ... went 2-for-3 at the plate against Texas Southern after entering the game as a pinch runner ... also scored a season-high three runs in the game ... had another multiple-hit game a few days later against North Carolina Central on March 12 ... went 2-for-3 at the plate again with her only RBI of the season.
CAREER HIGHS Games Played (Season): 40 (2011) Games Started (Season): 1 (2010) At-bats: 3, twice, last vs. North Carolina Central, March 12, 2010 Runs: 3, vs. Texas Southern, Feb. 27, 2010 Hits: 2, twice, last vs. North Carolina Central, March 12, 2010 RBI: 1, vs. North Carolina Central, March 12, 2010 Doubles: 1, vs. Alcorn State, March 13, 2011 Triples: None Home Runs: None Walks: 1, three times, last vs. Howard, March 5, 2011 Strikeouts: 1, vs. Maryland, March 21, 2010 Stolen Bases: 1, several times, last vs. Texas, April 23, 2011 Hitting Streak: 2 Games, twice (March 12, 2011-Present)
Was an an all-county outfielder during her sophomore year and a first-team all-county infielder during her junior and senior seasons for the Owls ... competed on four varsity teams: softball, volleyball, basketball and track & field ... member of the National Honor Society.
Born June 6, 1991, to parents Paula and George Palmer ... father works for the Recovery Resources Council and mother works for Texas Health Resources ... has an older brother, Lane ... enjoys the atmosphere and loves the school which are both reasons she cites for coming to Tech instead of pursuing opportunities at Kansas or Ouchita Baptist ... majoring in exercise and sport sciences ... hopes to become a college softball coach.