2015-2016 (SENIOR): Finished fourth with a time of 17:30.60 at the Chattanooga Head Race (Oct. 10) … placed seventh with a time of 20.34.05 in the Collegiate Pairs/2- at the Chattanooga Head Race (Oct. 10) … placed 20th with a time of 18:33.430 in the Club 8+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta (Oct. 17) … finished 14th in the Championship 8+ with a time of 17:26.6 at the Head of the Hooch Regatta (Nov. 7) … placed eighth in the Open 8+ at the Head of the Hooch Regatta (Nov. 8) with a time of 16:53.5.
2014-15 (JUNIOR): Competed in two races at the Chattanooga Head Race (Oct. 11), finishing second in the Collegiate 8+ with a time of 17:30.04 and eighth in the Collegiate 4+ with a time of 19:24.84 ... placed ninth in the Club 8+ with a time of 17:20.788 at the Head of the Charles Regatta (Oct. 18) ... finished 10th in the Open 8+ at the Head of the Hooch Regatta in 17:01.1 (Nov. 2) ... finished third with a time of 6:25.074 and finished fourth with a time of 6:29.253 in the Second Varsity 8+ on day one at the Cardinal Invitational Regatta (March 14) ... placed third with a time 6:19.351 in the Second Varsity 8+ on day two at the Cardinal Invitational Regatta (March 15) ... rowed to a first-place finish in the Second Varsity 8+ against Drake (March 21) on the Black Warrior River with a time of 7:31.1 ... finished second with a time of 7:22.5 in the First Varsity 8+ against Jacksonville in Tuscaloosa (March 28) ... placed fifth overall and second in the heat with a time of 6:53.96 in the opening round of the Second Varsity 8+ at the Knecht Cup Regatta (April 11) ... medaled in the Second Varsity 8+ petite final at the Knecht Cup Regatta (April 12), crossing the line in 7:02.96 ... finished fourth with a time of 7:06.80 in the Second Varsity 8+ at the Big 12 Championship (May 17).
2012-13 (FRESHMAN) Part of the Second Varsity 8+ that earnedfirst- and third- place finishes at the Cardinal Invitational ... rowed with the second- place Second Varsity 8+ at the Clemson Dual Regatta ... took second place against Central Florida and West Virginia, with the Second Varsity 8+ ... part of the Second Varsity 8+ that finished second and third at the Knecht Cup ... earned three second- place finishes with the Second Varsity 8+ at the Dale England Cup ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA or higher).
Prep Highlights: Rowed for Three Rivers Rowing Associationfor five years and was named captain for the 2011-12 season ... placed thirdatthe 2010 Midwest Championships ... rowed for South East Juniors in 2011 and placed second atYouth Summer Nationals...placed 21stat C.R.A.S.H.-B.Sprint World Indoor Rowing Championshipin 2011.
Personal Information: Full name: Abigail Elizabeth Palmer ... daughter of Catharine and Jon Palmer ... brother, Lane ... advertising major ... born Dec. 13, 1993.