2011: Made 22 appearances all out of the bullpen … shared the team's Kafer Trophy with co-captains Matt Connor and Matt Grabowski … was 3-3 with a 5.73 ERA and two saves in 33 innings of work … allowed a hit in three innings at LSU … pitched a scoreless ninth to save Princeton’s win at LSU … picked up a four-out save at North Carolina A&T …pitched three hitless innings at Seton Hall … allowed a run over 1.1 innings at Penn to get a win in relief … pitched 2.1 scoreless innings the following day to earn a second win over Penn … put together scoreless outings against Monmouth, Columbia and Cornell … allowed a run on two hits at Texas in the NCAA Regionals.
2010: Appeared in 10 games, making nine starts … was 1-6 with a 6.36 ERA and pitched 52.1 innings … allowed one unearned run in 7.2 innings of work for a win at UNC Greensboro … struck out six in the win … allowed two unearned runs in 8.2 innings of work for a win at Navy … allowed three runs in six innings for a quality start against Harvard … pitched a shutout inning of relief against Monmouth … struck out eight in a complete-game loss at Cornell.
2009: Made 10 appearances, seven as a starter and three out of the bullpen ... a second-team All-Ivy selection ... was 5-2 with a 3.06 ERA in 50 innings of work ... led team with five wins and three complete games ... had the lowest ERA on the team among starting pitchers ... ranked second in the Ivy League in conference ERA (3.48) ... allowed two earned runs over four and two-thirds innings in two relief appearances at William & Mary ... allowed two earned runs in four innings in a start at top-ranked North Carolina ... gave up a run on six hits in an eight-inning outing for a win at Navy ... allowed a run on four hits for a complete-game win at Harvard ... allowed two runs over seven for a complete-game win over Columbia ... scattered three hits in a complete-game shutout at Penn ... earned his fifth win with a five-inning performance at Cornell.
2008: Led team with 14 appearances out of the bullpen ... had the team's lowest ERA at 3.23 ... was 2-2 in 30.2 innings pitched ... struck out 32 batters and walked 14 ... allowed a run in 3.1 innings of work to earn the win in his collegiate debut at Delaware ... struck out three in two shutout innings at Richmond ... fanned two in 2.1 shutout innings in a win at Rutgers ... struck out two in a pair of perfect innings against Monmouth ... tossed a season-high six innings and fanned seven in an extra-innings win at Brown ... had three-straight shutout performances against Seton Hall, Penn and St. John's ... allowed a run in five innings while striking out seven against Cornell.
At Bishop Hendricken
Earned two varsity letters in baseball ... was a first-team All-Division pitcher as a senior ... pitched to a 7-1 record with a 1.30 ERA and averaged 10.7 strikeouts a game as a senior ... was an academic all-state selection ... miss junior season with an injury .... was a National Merit Finalist and his school’s salutatorian ... won the school’s Math Award as the top mathematics student in his class ... also ran indoor track in high school ... team won state title as a junior.
Son of David and Jackie Palms ... father attended Bryant and works in banking ... mother attended Rhode Island College and is a homemaker ... mother played soccer and softball in college ... has a younger sister Danielle plays softball at Brown ... born Dec. 8 … majoring in economics.
Career Pitching Stats
| Career Pitching Highs
||8, at Cornell (4/30/10)|
| Innings Pitched
||8.2 at Navy (3/19/10)|
|High School:||Bishop Hendricken|