The full 16-player squad for 2014 will be on campus beginning in January
Selected as a member of the USA Volleyball Junior National Team that finished 17th in the 2013 FIVB World Championsip in Brno, Czech Republic ... Played with the USA Volleyball Youth National Team in 2010-11 and the 2010 Youth Olympic Team, winning the gold medal at the 2010 NORCECA Championships in Guatemala City, Guatemala, and playing in Ankara, Turkey in 2011 ... Led the Youth National Team to back-to-back gold medals at High Performance Championships 2010, 2011.
At Arizona State
2012: Pac-12 All-Freshman Team... Starting setter for the Sun Devils as a freshman ... Broke the ASU single-season assists record, with 1,482 assist over 128 sets ... Totalled 271 digs, 46 blocks, 21 service aces, 13 kills and a .342 hitting percentage ... Tied for the team lead with 10 double-doubles, including recording 52 assists and 12 digs against Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament ... Named to the Dean's List in Fall 2012 and Spring 2013.
Named a top-50 junior recruit by PrepVolleyball.com ... A four-year starter for Laguna Beach High School under Head Coach Lance Stewart, playing both setter and libero for the Breakers ... Led LBHS to four-straight Orange Coast League Championships with a perfect 36-0 record over her career ... All-county 2011 ... First-Team All-CIF 2010, 2011 ... Orange Coast League MVP 2011 ... Orange Coast All-League First Team 2009, 2010, 2011; Second Team 2008 ... Laguna Beach High School All-Sports MVP 2011-12 ... Play 10 seasons with the Laguna Beach Volleyball Club under coach Michael Soylular ... Won a silver mdal with the USA VOlleyball Select White HP Team in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in 2009 ... Won the gold medal at the 2009 Facific Northwest Junior Olympic Qualifier 16 Open, and third place at the Southern Californa JOQ 16 Open ... In 2008, she won gold medals at the USA Volleyball Junior Olmypics 15 Open (Dallas, Texas), along with the Southern California and Pacific Northwest qualiers ... Took silver in 2008 with USA Volelyball Select Red High Performance Team (Tucson, Arizona) ... Won gold at the 2007 HP Championships wtih SCVA Select Team (Ft. Lauderdale) and placed fifth at the Jr. Olympics 14 Open (Minneapolis) ... Won gold in the 2006 Volleyball Festival 13's Division.
Born on January 22, 1994 in Mission Viejo, Calif. ... Rosemary and Sylvain Palmer ... Has an older brother Andrew, who played golf for Cornell, and an older sister Alexandra, who played volleyball for Minnesota ... Extremely talented student, who won the Academic Excellence Award in 13 different subjects in high school, also winning the PRIDE Award for AB Calculus and Econimics ... Rotary Club Academic Student of the Month in October, 2011 ... Won the 2008 LBHS English Department Essay Competition ... Principles Academic Award 2007, 2008 ... Enjoys stand-up paddleboarding and reading ... Majoring in Accounting.
Getting to Know Allison