Garren Palmer - 2013
SOPHOMORE (2012): Earned All-SoCon Tournament honors... Hit .309/.453/.382 with one home run and 12 RBIs in 32 games... Made 16 starts, including his last 11 games of the year, between designated hitter and first base... Tallied a season-high three hits twice against Wester Carolina (5/12) and at Wofford (5/19)... Drove in three runs with a first inning single and a bases-loaded walk at Kennesaw State (5/15)... Recorded seven total bases and finished a triple shy of a cycle at Western Carolina (5/12)... Walked a season-high two times in three games... Opened his season with a pinch hit RBI single against UT Martin (2/18)... Went four-for-10 with an RBI in the Wofford series... Led the team in the SoCon Tournament with six hits in 12 at bats (.500).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011): Started 16 games and appeared in 29 total, serving mainly as a designated hitter... Hit .236/.353/.361 with three doubles and two home runs... Tallied 14 RBIs and nine walks in 136 at-bats... Posted three hits, two runs and four RBIs against Jacksonville (4/12)... Tallied two hits against Mercer (4/6), Western Carolina (4/17) and Elon (4/24)... Drove in three runs and scored two more in the game against the Catamounts... Hit home runs against Mercer (4/6) and Western Carolina (4/17).
FRESHMAN (2010): Redshirted.
PREP: A letterwinner at Dalton High School in baseball and football... Was All-Area last three seasons and All-Region his junior and senior campaigns... Named All-North Georgia his final two seasons and was a Pre-Season Second Team All-State selection... Recognized as Dalton Daily Citizen ‘Player of the Year’ following his final two seasons... Was named All-Area and All-North Georgia in 2007-08 in football.
PERSONAL: Born November 15, 1990 in Rocky Face, Ga... His father has been a major influence on his athletic career because “he has always been there to help me get better”... Enjoys fishing and following the Atlanta Braves... Son of Gary and Cathy Palmer.
MAJOR: Sport Management.