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

2014 (Game-by-Game)
 - Started all 55 games at third base for the Penmen, one of five players to start every game.
 - Northeast-10 Second Team selection.
 - Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 31st Round of the 2014 MLB Draft (931st overall)
 - Batted .267 with nine home runs and 37 runs batted in, also scored 40 runs on the season.
 - Finished 20-24 in stolen bases for the season.
 - Recorded 15 multi-hit games, including one four-hit performance, and eight multi-RBI games.
 - Compiled a nine-game hit streak from March 14-27.
 - Finished career third in career home runs (16), seventh in career RBI (87), and 17th in career hits (121)

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.