8 Riley Palmer
8 Riley Palmer
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Goffstown, N.H.
High School: Goffstown
Previous College: Franklin Pierce
Position: 1B/3B
Bats/Throws: L/R

2013: Appeared in 50 games for the Penmen… registered a .254 batting average on the season with five home runs, 38 RBI’s, and 23 runs scored… stole a total of 12 bases… notched a .434 slugging percentage… totaled a .920 fielding percentage with ten double plays… earned a season-high four RBI’s to contribute to the SNHU victory over West Va. Wesleyan (2/23)…and four RBI’s once again in the season, this time accompanied by a home run to push the Penmen to a 14-12 victory over Nova Southeastern (3/5)

2012: Appeared in 40 games and was in the starting lineup 35 times...batting .202 with 12 RBI...knocked in two runs in a win over Felician (2/26)...went 2-4 with two RBI in a win at Assumption (3/25)...had two hits in a win over Stonehill (4/14)...3-3 at the plate with an RBI against UMass Lowell (4/29)...delivered an RBI triple in the East Region championship game against Le Moyne (5/20)…went 2-5 with a solo home run in a loss to eventual national champion West Chester in the College World Series (5/28).

Before SNHU/Personal: Spent the 2011 season at Franklin Pierce…appeared in 16 games…posted a 1.80 ERA in five innings on the mound…2010 graduate of Goffstown HS where he lettered in baseball and hockey…played baseball for coach Matt Benson…batted .462 with seven home runs as a senior en route to Class L Player of the Year honors…two-time First Team All-State selection…led the Grizzlies to a state championship as a sophomore…also a two-time First Team All-State performer in hockey…son of Allan and Jamie Palmer…Sport Management major.

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2012.... .202 40-35 109 11 22 4 1 2 12 34 .312 7 3 28 1 .267 1 6 4-6 240 15 8 .970
2013.... .254 50-47 173 23 44 6 5 5 38 75 .434 23 6 40 1 .358 2 3 12-17 110 40 13 .920
TOTAL... .234 90-82 282 34 66 10 6 7 50 109 .387 30 9 68 2 .324 3 9 16-23 350 55 21 .951