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Allison Palmer

Volleyball

Position: Setter
Height: 5-9
Weight: 135
Hometown/Birthplace: Laguna Beach, California/Mission Viejo, Calif.
High School: Laguna Beach High School
College Status: Arizona State University

USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 –Selected to the Women’s Junior National Training Team.  2011 – Selected to U.S. Girls’ Youth National Team which placed ninth at 2011 FIVB Girls’ Youth World Championship. 2010 – Helped the U.S. Girls’ Youth National Team win the NORCECA Girls’ Youth Continental Championship, earning a spot in 2010 Youth Olympic Games and 2011 FIVB World Championship…Played in 13 of the 16 sets at the NORCECA Girls’ Youth Continental Championship as a reserve…Led U.S. Girls’ Youth Team to the Women’s International Division title of the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships…Participated in the USA Volleyball Holiday Camp in Colorado Springs. 2009 –Attended U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team Camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in December…Earned silver medal at USA Volleyball High Performance Championships as part of the U.S. Girls’ Select A1 White Team. 2008 – Selected to U.S. Girls’ Select Red Team which won the silver medal at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships…Attended USA Volleyball Holiday Camp in Colorado Springs, Colo. 2007 – Led SCVA Select Team to the gold medal at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2011 – FIVB Girls’ Youth World Championship.  2010 – NORCECA Girls’ Youth Continental Championship (Gold).

COLLEGE: 2013 – Allison plays for Arizona State University. 2012 – Selected to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team… broke ASU’s single-season assists and freshman season assists (1,482) records… played in 128 sets… recorded 271 digs, 46 total blocks and 21 aces.

CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 – Selected as the Laguna Beach High School All-Sports MVP. 2011 – Selected to the all-county team… Selected first team All-CIF… Orange Coast League MVP… Led Laguna Beach High School to the Orange Coast League title. 2010 – Helped Laguna Beach High School to Orange Coast League championship and was named All-Orange Coast League First-Team…Selected All-CIF Southern Section Division IA. 2009 – Led Laguna Beach Volleyball Club to gold medal in the 16 Open Division of the Pacific Northwest Qualifier and a bronze medal at the Southern California Volleyball Qualifier 16 Open Division…Led Laguna Beach High School to the Orange Coast League title while being named first-team all-Orange Coast League. 2008 – Assisted Laguna Beach Volleyball Club to the gold medal in the 15 Open Division of the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships…Paced Laguna Beach Volleyball Club to 15 Open Division gold medals at the Pacific Northwest Qualifier and the Southern California Volleyball Qualifier…Earned Second-Team All-Orange Coast League as Laguna Beach High School won the league title. 2007 –Helped Laguna Beach Volleyball Club to a fifth-place finish in the 14 Open Division of the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships. 2006 – Led club to a gold medal at the Volleyball Festival in the 13-and-under division. 2004 – Started playing club volleyball for Laguna Beach Volleyball Club.

PERSONAL
Born: Allison Palmer (1994) in Mission Viejo, California
Family: Parents are Dr. Sylvain and Rosemary Palmer…Brother is Andrew (1992) and Sister is Alexandra (1991)
Hobbies/Interests: Beach volleyball, spending time with family and friends
College Major/Grad Year:
Business and Finance/Accounting
Admires: Her father, Sylvain Palmer, because “he has dedicated his career/life to helping take care of people.”

FAVORITES
Foods:
Bananas
Music/Musican: Classic rock
Professional Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Athlete:
Karch Kiraly
Moment in Life: “Life is my happiness.”


Updated May 2013