Rachel Palmer
Rachel  Palmer


Houston, Texas

High School:
Spring Woods





More Than 70 University of Alabama Student-Athletes Set for Commencement Weekend

The Crimson Tide’s total includes a pair of NCAA champions, 11 All-Americans and four Academic All-Americans


Alabama Rowing Sweeps SMU, Celebrates Senior Day

The Crimson Tide's sweep of SMU marks Alabama's third-straight sweep over opponents in Tuscaloosa


107 Alabama Students Earn Place on SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide rowing team led the way with 26 honors while the men's and women's track and field teams added 19 and 18, respectively.


Alabama Qualifies 25 Rowers to Academic All-Big 12 Team

The Crimson Tide place 18 on the First Team, seven on the Second Team

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):

Finished sixth with a time of 18:29.93 in the Collegiate 8+ at the Chattanooga Head Race (Oct. 11) ... placed second in the Second Varsity 4+ (6:54.007) and fourth in the First Varsity 4+ (7:13.434) on day one at the Cardinal Invitational Regatta (March 14) ... finished second with a time of 7:05.736 in the Second Varsity 4+ on day two of the Cardinal Invitational Regatta (March 15) ... rowed to a first-place finish in the First Varsity 4+ with a time of 8:17.6 against Drake on the Black Warrior River (March 21) ... won the First Varsity 4+ against Jacksonville at home with a time of 7:57.5 (March 28) ... placed fourth overall in the opening (7:42.81) and semifinal rounds (8:16.92) of the Varsity 4+ at the Knecht Cup Regatta (April 11-12) before medaling with a second-place finish in the grand final in 7:44.82 ... finished fourth with a time of 7:06.80 in the Second Varsity 8+ at the Big 12 Championships (May 17).

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE)
Earned a 5th place finish in the Collegiate 8+ race at the Chattanooga Head race... Competed at Head of the Hooch finishing 30th in the Open 8+ race... earned a 1st place finish with the 3rd Varsity 4 at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational... rowed with the 3rd Varsity 4 vs. Sacramento State San Diego State & St. Mary's finishing 1st... earned a 4th place finish in the 3rd Varsity 4 against SMU & Eastern Michigan... competed in the C-USA Championships in Open 4-A helping Alabama finish 11th overall.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN)
Did not compete

Prep Highlights:
Competed in volleyball and basketball at Spring Woods High School.

Personal Information:
Full name: Rachel Erin Palmer ... daughter of Peggy Guel and Jeffery Palmer ... pre-law major ... born Dec. 6, 1993.