AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12
Participated in two events during the season ... Averaged a score of 76.5 over six rounds, which was the fourth-best average on the team ... Shot a team-low 73 during the opening round of the Sonoma State Invitational, finishing tied for 27th with a +17, 230 (11/7-11/8) ... Improved his score with each round of the Hanny/Stanislaus Invitational (79, 76, 74) to finish tied for 60th with a score of +13, 229 to end season.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11
Played in a total of three tournaments in his first season as a Triton ... Posted an average score of 79.4 over nine rounds ... Highest finish came at the UCSD Triton Invitational, where he was tied for 25th place overall ... Shot a season-low 75 in the third round of that event ... Also took part in the InterWest Wildcat Classic in October and the 61st Annual SoCal Intercollegiate in March, finishing 63rd and tied for 40th, respectively.
A 2009 graduate of Modesto High School in Modesto ... Named Golf Team MVP all four years of his high school career ... Earned Modesto Metro Conference MVP Honors for the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons ... Also competed in water polo for the Panthers during his freshman and sophomore years.
Born Sept. 15, 1991 in Modesto ... Parents are Rolf and Evelyne Palmer ... Has two older sisters named Sandrine and Karolin ... A biochemistry major and French literature minor at Sixth College ... Lists Tiger Woods as his favorite athlete ... Enjoys listening to music in his free time ... Has Harmony Korine by Porcupine Tree lead singer Steven Wilson on his iPod playlist ... Could eat filet mignon for the rest of his life if he had to ... Plans to go to medical school and become a physician after graduating from UCSD.