Named to the First Teams of the All-Southern Conference and CoSIDA Academic All-District III and also Academic All-SoCon … Selected the SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week on May 2 … Started all 59 games at second base … Ranked in the SoCon first in hit by pitches (18), tied for first in runs (49), tied for second in sac flies (three), third in fielding double plays (14), fourth in hits (56) and assists (108), tied for fourth in doubles (13), fifth in on-base percentage (.437) and walks (23), tied for seventh in RBIs (33), 10th in batting average (.315) … Placed in the nation 28th in hit by pitches per game (.31) and 92nd in runs per game (.83) … Recorded the longest hitting streak (11) on the team that also tied for the second-best reached base streak … Collected 14 multiple-hit games, second highest on the team, and eight multiple-RBI games … Slotted in program history for a single season tied for sixth in runs … Registered a .483 slugging percentage with a triple and five homers … Swiped two stolen bases in two attempts … Increased her batting average (.340), slugging percentage (.723), on-base percentage (.468) and RBIs (16) production in conference play, all team-highs … Tied for the second-most hits in a game with four in a win against Seton Hall (Feb. 23) and the third-most runs with four in a win against Campbell (March 11) … Hit a walk-off solo homer to clinch the sweep against Furman (March 25) and was 4-5 with two RBIs, two runs and a double in the doubleheader … Notched three RBIs on two hits in a win against Mercer (April 8) … Slugged a two-run homer along with a sac fly and two walks against Chattanooga (April 21) … Scored four times in the 24-2 win over NC State (April 28) along with three RBIs, two hits and a walk.
Named Third Team All-MidEast Region by the NFCA ... tabbed Second Team All-Southern Conference ... appeared in and started 48 games at second base ... ranked fourth in the nation in hit-by-pitches per game at 0.44 ... led the SoCon with a .511 on-base percentage ... ranked second in the conference in walks (32) and runs scored (42) ... posted the seventh highest slugging percentage in the league at .537 ... tallied a .301 batting average with eight doubles and seven home runs ... struck out just 10 times in 123 at-bats ... recorded 103 assists and 89 putouts ... ran off a 29-game reached-base streak, reaching base in 44-of-48 games on the season ... went 2-for-3 with two doubles, a pair of RBIs and three runs scored against Rider (Feb. 17) ... slugged a three-run home run versus UMKC (Feb. 17) ... crushed a two-run homer against North Carolina (Mar. 8) ... scored four runs against Campbell (Mar. 11) ... went 2-for-2 with two home runs, including a walk-off against Elon (Mar. 18) ... tallied three runs scored, two RBIs and a pair of walks versus the Phoenix ... clobbered a grand slam against Western Carolina (Mar. 25) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI at Furman (Apr. 22) ... scored three runs at Chattanooga (Apr. 29).
2016 (Freshman-Florida State)
Played in 14 game with five starts as a freshman, all at the designated player position…batted .273 on the season (3-for-11) with one home run, three RBI and three runs scored…made a great double play as a second baseman against LIU Brooklyn (2/13) as she fielded the ball, tagged the runner and tossed to first…also registered her first career hit in that game against the Blackbirds…recorded her first career home run in her only at bat in a FSU win over Bradley on Feb. 26…hit a single and scored a run against UC Davis on March 5…drove in an RBI against NC State on April 10…was hit by a pitch in three straight plate pinch-hit appearances – at Boston College (April 17), at No. 3 Auburn (April 20) and vs. South Carolina (May 21).
Played for Enka High School as a shortstop where the Sugar Jets won the 2015 NCHSAA 3-A State Championship with an undefeated 28-0 record…named a Second Team All-American by MaxPreps, finishing with a .590 batting average with 27 RBIs, six doubles, three triples and six home runs…earned All-Mountain Athletic Conference, All-Region and All-State honors in 2013 and 2014, while being named a Western North Carolina Athlete of the Week in 2014…competed with the Carolina Elite travel ball teams, batting over .400 in each of her final three seasons, including a .526 average in the fall of 2014….excelled academically, earning the Principal Award from Enka, finishing in the top 15 of her senior class and was a member of the National Honors Society.
Born May 1, 1997… daughter of Paul and Violet Palmer... has one older brother; Matthew who plays baseball at Swathmore College (Pa.) ... majors in Communication Studies.